French Onion Beef Ramen Soup

French onion soup has never tasted like this before! How extreme is this soup? It’s put a Ferrari engine in a scooter extreme. It’s put a precious pearl pin on your pig extreme. It’s invest every single dollar of your savings in bitcoin extreme. You get the picture. It’s over the top flavor with a slow simmered, spice infused, wine enhanced broth that will knock your pantaloons off!

French Onion Beef ramen Soup Recipe



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French Onion Beef ramen Soup Recipe

French Onion Beef Ramen Soup

  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4-6 1x


Don’t let the list of ingredients turn you away from this recipe. If you can’t find the spices in your local supermarket then venture to a local Asian market ( prepare to lose yourself in there for a bit, they’re fascinating places) or try your local bulk food store.


Units Scale
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 5lbs onions, julienned
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 lbs short ribs
  • 2 large shallots, diced
  • 8 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 3′ piece of ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 6 star anise pods
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 2 tsp black peppercorns
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1/2 cup soya sauce
  • 12 cups beef broth
  • 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 18 ox ramen noodles, cooked according to package directions
  • 2 green onions, sliced on the bias


  1. Begin by tossing together 1/4 cup olive oil and the onions. Place in a large pot over medium high heat, cook until the onions slowly brown, stirring often, 30-40 minutes.
  2. Place 2 tbsp olive oil in a large pot.
  3. Brown the shorts ribs on both sides. Remove and set aside.
  4. Add shallots, garlic and ginger to pot, cook 3-4 minutes stirring often.
  5. Add star anise, cinnamon sticks, whole cloves, black peppercorns and coriander, cook until fragrant. 3-4 minutes.
  6. Deglaze with the red wine, allow to reduce by half, about 5 minutes.
  7. Add soya sauce and return beef to pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
  8. Remove beef and strain broth. return beef to the pot.
  9. Shred meat and add to broth.
  10. Add onions and simmer for 30 minutes.
  11. Add rice wine vinegar.
  12. Place cooked ramen noodles in a bowl, ladle hot broth over top.
  13. Garnish with green onions.
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 hours
  • Category: Beef, Entrees, Soups & stews, recipes


Thank you to Bon Appetite for the inspiration for this recipe.