Muroran curry ramen (室蘭カレーラーメン, Muroran Karē Rāmen) is a curry-flavored ramen noodle dish provided at many ramen restaurants in the cities of Muroran, Noboribetsu, Date, and Tōyako in Hokkaido, Japan.
Muroran curry ramen was first created in 1965 at Ajinodaiō ramen restaurant in Muroran.
Muroran curry ramen typically contains thick ramen noodles made from Hokkaido wheat. The soup is both sweet and spicy and has a pork bone broth base. The dish is commonly topped with char siu, wakame, and bean sprouts.
The Muroran Curry Ramen Group was formed in 2006 to promote the style of ramen.
In 2010, Nissin Food Products launched a Muroran Curry Ramen instant noodle product nationwide under the supervision of the Muroran Curry Ramen Group.
In 2015, Rantantei ramen restaurant in Muroran developed an original spice blend for customers wanting a spicier curry ramen.