Whether you just enjoy a really fast, guilty-pleasure late night dinner or you're still in school just trying to feed yourself with loose change, instant ramen noodles are generally the cheap eats of choice. But if you get bored of the same ramen and want to add a little sophistication and maturity to your dinner, here are a few creative twists you can try! Toss away those dusty little flavor packets, and try one of these recipes instead.

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Asian Chicken Noodle Salad from AllRecipesAsian Chicken Noodle Salad Photo by Skatzenell

Sirloin-Snap Pea Stir-Fry from My RecipesSirloin-Snap Pea Stir-fry

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Mie Goreng - Indonesian Fried Noodles from AllRecipesMie Goreng - Indonesian Fried Noodles

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Chicken Lo Mein from Food.comChicken Lo Mein Photo by Wildflour

"Easy Ramen Noodle Broth Upgrade from Martha Stewart"

Ramen Noodle Upgrade

"Quick and Cheap Thai Curry Fix from Food.com Photo by Taste Inspired"

Quick and Cheap Thai Curry Fix

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Charmie's Chinese Coleslaw from Food.comCharmie's Chinese Coleslaw Photo by Enjolinfam

 Photo Credits: SkatzenellMark O'Meara & John Paul Urizar, Wildflour, Taste InspiredEnjolinfam