Weapon of Choice Bowl Recipe

Bowled Over

From superfoods to comfort foods, there’s nothing more versatile than a meal in a bowl. This trendy way to serve meals has become increasingly popular in recent years for its convenience and aesthetic appeal, and some people swear that food just tastes better in a bowl. No matter what you love about food bowls, these five tasty recipes from local restaurants are proof that the trend is here to stay.

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Weapon of choice bowl recipe

Weapon of choice bowl recipe

Weapon of Choice Bowl

Jeff Schwenke
Chef Jeff Schwenke shares Clever Alehouse's dish Weapon of Choice Bowl in City Scope's annual Food & Drink issue.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese


For the citrus marinate:

  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 3 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame oil

For the bowl:

  • 4 oz. pulled pork, cooked
  • 5 oz. ramen noodles, cooked
  • 2 Tbsp. chili oil
  • 1/3 cup citrus marinade
  • 1 large pinch ninja herbs chopped cilantro, basil, mint
  • 1 small pinch salt
  • pickled carrot, to taste
  • pickled red onion, to taste
  • green onion, to taste
  • Shichimi Togarashi, to taste


For the citrus marinade:

  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  • Set aside

For the bowl:

  • Heat up pulled pork, and add citrus marinade to taste but reserve at least 1/3 cup.
  • Cook ramen noodles until tender, then strain and set aside.
  • In a bowl, combine chili oil and ⅓ cup citrus marinade.
  • Add noodles, Ninja Herbs, and salt, then stir to coat noodles.
  • Place noodles in your entrée bowl, followed by pork, pickled carrots, and pickled onions.
  • Garnish with chopped green onion, Ninja Herbs, and Shichimi Togarashi seasoning.
Keyword Pickled Onion, pulled pork, Ramen Dish, Ramen Noodles
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