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Here's A Secret Tip On How To Make And Eat Ramen Out Of The Bag

For when you're either very busy or very desperate.

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We all love instant ramen, yes? But we all don't love the time and energy it takes to cook properly on a stovetop.

Friends, boy do we have a solution for you.
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Friends, boy do we have a solution for you.

Here's the ultimate instant ramen shortcut: First, cut open the bag about halfway, and take out the toppings and soup packets.

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Break up the noodles...

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So that they look like this...

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Add the toppings and the soup powder back in...

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And then pour hot water directly into the bag!

火傷しないように、袋の上の部分を持ちましょう。 Shunsuke Mori / BuzzFeed

We poured about 1 and 1/4 cups of water that was heated to 176°F.

Close the bag, and wait for 5 minutes.

You can use disposable chopsticks as a clip to hold it shut!
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You can use disposable chopsticks as a clip to hold it shut!

After 5 minutes, take a peek inside...

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And voilà! You now have cooked ramen!

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And honestly? It's pretty dece.

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We'd recommend not pouring in all of the seasoning, since you're using less water than you would on the stovetop.

Plus, the bag can stand up on its own, which makes it easier to eat out of.

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Bonus perk: No dishes to clean up after you're done!

Bada bing! It's basically magic.
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Bada bing! It's basically magic.

This post was translated from Japanese.

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