Do you like noodles?
I recently asked my husband for answers to The Daddy Tag (which I actually thought was a bit lame but that’s another story).
It highlighted to me that he didn’t actually know what my favourite food was.
I suppose it’s not his fault; I like a lot of things.
But one food I love is noodles. I can’t get enough of the stuff.
It’s always the one food I make on a weekly basis without fail, and can sniff out at any food court or festival.
In fact, I’d happily eat noodles for every meal, every day of the week and on occasion have been known to.
Just for the record, I’m not getting any payment for this review. I am just (as I said) a noodle obsessive. I’m also hoping I somehow end up winning something like a lifetime supply or noodles. Over to you, Mr Lee’s… *jokes*
Having shared a pic of it when I was eating it though, I seem not to be the only one who loves noodles.
I was intrigued by the packaging. It looked a bit like a combination between something designed on The Apprentice and a posh Pot Noodle. Unsurprising really given that it’s basically the same concept.
Open, poor on boiling water, stir and leave to absorb.
Only Mr Lee’s cup noodles are a bit different.
The noodles are pretty much everything-free. Advertised as gluten free and Coeliac UK approved, low in salt, sugar, saturated fat and calories, on paper – pretty healthy.
I have to admit, these statements are always a bit of a pull for me as I like to live quite healthily and would much rather waste my calories on something more fun than dinner (prosecco).
I tried the Hong Kong Street Beef variety and whilst it wouldn’t have been my first choice, stuck in the building site of my house currently with not much in the cupboards, beggars can’t be choosers. The description was ‘vibrant noodles with tender beef, chilli, ginger, a pinch of star anise and just a touch of orange peel’ but given the advertised healthiness, I was expecting them to taste like cardboard.
I was pleasantly surprised. They had an enjoyable taste and offered a good sized portion, so I didn’t want to eat a load of chocolate a few hours later. I think they’d be a perfect snack for one of those lunchtimes where you either don’t have any time, or just can’t get out of the office.
I definitely think I would prefer a chicken or veg recipe though, so will make it my challenge to seek those out next.
Top Tip! Make sure you give it a big stir before you eat it as the flavouring sinks to the bottom.
At a glance:
- Price: £2.99 per pot
- Materials: various but no nasties
- Quality: medium
- Gender: n/a
- Available to order at the Mr Lee’s noodles website
- Recommendation: high
Please note, Mr Lee’s provided the product free of charge in a goodie bag I picked up but not in exchange for a positive endorsement. The opinions in this blog are based on my own experiences and in no way linked to those of Mr Lee’s.