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Slash’s Instant Ramen Noodle Recipe

The Instant Ramen Noodle Recipe of Guns N’ Roses

You may have heard of Slash, the Grammy award-winning guitarist of Guns N’ Roses. Now let us introduce you to his signature instant Ramen noodle recipe: Slash’s Jaywalking Ramen, inspired by some time he spent in the slammer.

Excerpted from Prison Ramen: Stories and Recipes from Behind Bars. Copyright © 2020.

instant ramen noodle recipe

Here’s the recipe once more:


1 pack chicken flavor Ramen

1 cup boiling water

3 scallions, chopped

12 cup cooked minced pork

1 tablespoon sriracha sauce, or to taste

Note: This recipe is still a favorite snack on the tour bus.


  1. Crush the Ramen in the wrapper and empty into a bowl. Add the seasoning.
  2. Add the water, stir, cover and let sit for 8 minutes.
  3. Mix in the scallions and pork.
  4. Add the sriracha to taste.

More About Prison Ramen

A unique and edgy cookbook, Prison Ramen takes readers behind bars with more than 65 ramen recipes and stories of prison life from the inmate/cooks who devised them, including celebrities like Slash from Guns n’ Roses and the actor Shia LaBeouf.

Instant ramen is a ubiquitous food, beloved by anyone looking for a cheap, tasty bite—including prisoners, who buy it at the commissary and use it as the building block for all sorts of meals. Think of this as a unique cookbook of ramen hacks. Here’s Ramen Goulash. Black Bean Ramen. Onion Tortilla Ramen Soup. The Jailhouse Hole Burrito. Orange Porkies—chili ramen plus white rice plus ½ bag of pork skins plus orange-flavored punch. Ramen Nuggets. Slash’s Jaywalking Ramen (with scallions, Sriracha hot sauce, and minced pork).

Coauthors Gustavo “Goose” Alvarez and Clifton Collins Jr. are childhood friends—one an ex-con, now free and living in Mexico, and the other a highly successful Hollywood character actor who’s enlisted friends and celebrities to contribute their recipes and stories. Forget flowery writing about precious, organic ingredients—these stories are a first-person, firsthand look inside prison life, a scared-straight reality to complement the offbeat recipes.

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