Sesame Hiyashi Chuka with Kalua Pork and Bitter Gourd

Sesame Hiyashi Chuka with Kalua Pork and Bitter Gourd topped with red ginger

Bitter gourd (bitter melon) is a vegetable that looks like a cucumber with bumps. It has a bitter taste, which is common in Okinawan dishes. In Okinawa, bitter gourds are called goya. The bitterness of the gourd enhances appetite and has 5 times more vitamin c than cucumber and tomatoes! Enjoy bitter gourd with a sweet and tangy kalua pork (bbq pork), and slurp away with our refreshing Sesame Hiyashi Chuka cold ramen noodles!  

In this recipe

Sesame Hiyashi Chuka, 17.99 oz (510g), 3 servings

Sesame Hiyashi Chuka

Yields
1 serving

Cook Time
15 mins

 

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Ingredients

Noodles

  • 1 serving Sesame Hiyashi Chuka

Sauce

  • 1 packet Sesame Hiyashi Chuka Sauce

Toppings

  • 1/4 lb Kalua Pork (or BBQ Pulled Pork)
  • 1/4 Bitter Gourd (Bitter Melon/Goya)
  • Red Ginger by preference, you can follow our linked recipe
  • Salt by preference

Instructions

  • Slice the bitter gourd into half the vertical way and cut to thin slices. 
    Sesame Hiyashi Chuka with Kalua Pork and Bitter Gourd Step 1 - Remove seeds and cut to thin slices
  • Boil the sliced gourds in salted water. 
    Sesame Hiyashi Chuka with Kalua Pork and Bitter Gourd Step 2 - Boiling the sliced gourds
  • Mix bitter gourds with kalua pork (or bbq pulled pork).
  • Boil plenty of water in a pot and follow the package instructions to cook the noodles.
    Sesame Hiyashi Chuka with Kalua Pork and Bitter Gourd Step 4 - Boiling the noodles
  • Once the noodles are cooked, rinse in cold water and drain well. 
    Sesame Hiyashi Chuka with Kalua Pork and Bitter Gourd Step 5 - Rinse the noodles in cold water and drain
  • Place the drained noodles to a bowl/deep dish. Arrange the mixed gourd and pork from Step 2 over the noodles and top with red ginger. Swirl in the sesame hiyashi chuka sauce, and you are done! 

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