Instant Noodle Cups

Meal Prep Instant Noodle Cups

Author: Stephanie Kay

Make meal prep fun with these highly versatile and customizable instant noodle cups! Filled with chicken and vegetables, these instant noodles are an easy and healthy meal prep idea.

  • Author: Stephanie Kay
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 cups 1x
  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: Asian
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  1. In 4 glass meal prep containers or mason jars, add soy sauce, chicken bouillon, and gochujang (or chili paste) to the bottom, dividing the ingredients evenly across the containers.
  2. Add the cooked chicken, shredded cabbage, shredded carrot, edamame, and rice vermicelli to the containers, divide the ingredients across the 4 containers, and top with a sprinkle of green onion and cilantro.
  3. Seal the containers with lids and store them in the fridge until mealtime.
  4. When you’re ready to eat, pour boiling water into the container, just enough to cover the ingredients, ensuring the noodles are well submerged in water, then cover and let sit for 10 minutes, or as per instant noodle package directions.
  5. Once the noodles are tender, give the ingredients a good stir with a fork or chopsticks to ensure that everything is well combined, ensuring the chicken bouillon and chili paste are well incorporated in the broth, and serve immediately.
  6. The prepared bowls can be stored, without water, in an airtight container or jar in the fridge for up to 4 days. Note: If using a mason jar, bring the mason jar to room temperature before adding hot water to avoid thermal shock, which can cause the jar to crack or break.