Hot and Spicy Ramen Noodles, Tantan-men 37 recipes

The Japanese take on Dandan noodles differs from its fiery Sichuan origins. Unlike the popular Chinese street food that's mixed with a chili-laced sauce, the Japanese spin is served in a bowl of hot soup.
Dandan noodle soup is based on chicken stock, Ra-yu chili oil, and white sesame seed paste. This fragrant, energizing concoction is served with noodles and spicy ground meat. A popular way of serving the tangled noodle dish during the hot summer months is to served in a chilled soup broth. In recent years, ramen shops have been developing creative variations that range from the numbingly spicy to milder, novice-friendly versions using soy milk.