Late night naughty noodles


Judy Joo's late night spicy noodle soup is great after a night out with its spicy, salty flavours. You can swap in other leftover cooked meats or veg from the fridge.


  • 750ml/1¼ pints chicken stock
  • 2 tsp gochujang (Korean chilli paste)
  • 1 tsp doenjang (Korean soya bean paste)
  • 1 tsp gochugaru (Korean chilli flakes), plus extra to garnish (optional)
  • 1 small Korean red chilli or Fresno chilli, thinly sliced on an angle
  • 1 packet instant ramen noodles, seasoning pack discarded
  • 5 large frozen prawns, peeled and deveined
  • handful sugar-snap peas or baby spinach
  • 60g/2¼oz cooked leftover chicken, roughly shredded
  • 1 spring onion, cut into 5cm/2in pieces, plus large pinch of thinly sliced spring onions, to garnish (optional)
  • 1 large free-range egg
  • freshly ground black pepper, to garnish (optional)