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.
Here’s the recipe once more:
1 pack chicken flavor Ramen
1 cup boiling water
3 scallions, chopped
1⁄2 cup cooked minced pork
1 tablespoon sriracha sauce, or to taste
Note: This recipe is still a favorite snack on the tour bus.
- Crush the Ramen in the wrapper and empty into a bowl. Add the seasoning.
- Add the water, stir, cover and let sit for 8 minutes.
- Mix in the scallions and pork.
- 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.