Leftover Turkey Ramen
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Japanese
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Serves: 4 servings
Why do the same old leftover turkey recipes? Our Leftover Turkey Ramen will delight your taste buds and warm your heart on a cool winter evening.
  • 1 turkey carcass plus whatever little bits and bobs you have left over
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 stalk celery
  • Salt, to taste
  • Water, to cover
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon mirin, or other sweet white wine
  • Ramen noodles, Somen noodles, or Udon noodles
  • 1 stalk celery, cut into 1-inch pieces, then into paper thin strips
  1. place turkey carcass in a large dutch oven or stock pot. Add 1 carrot and 1 stalk celery. cover with water and season well with salt. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer.
  2. Cook for 1 to 5 hours, adding water as necessary to keep ingredients submerged.
  3. Remove from heat and strain turkey stock from solids using a mesh strainer or a colander lined with cheesecloth. Reserve broth and turkey.
  4. Remove remaining turkey from bones in strips, if possible. Set aside.
  5. Pour turkey stock into a large pot and place over low heat.
  6. Take the leftover turkey and place in a small skillet or saucepan. add curry powder, sage, mirin, soy, and enough of the turkey stock to nearly cover. cook on medium low heat, stirring occasionally, until heated through.
  7. Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain.
  8. Add 1 Tablespoon soy sauce and 1 teaspoon mirin to the bottom of soup bowls. Add noodles, pour over turkey broth. Add 1/4 of remaining turkey and 1/4 of the celery to each bowl.
  9. Serve hot.
Recipe by Uncle Jerry's Kitchen at https://www.unclejerryskitchen.com/recipes/leftover-turkey-ramen/