POT Noodles have long been a favourite snack for hungover students and people wanting a quick snack on a budget.
If you’ve had one (or many) before, you probably think you’ve got how to prepare it nailed.
After all, all you need to do is add water and the sachet of ingredients that comes with it, right?
Well, apparently not.
If you’re a fan of the quick noodle dish, get ready to be amazed, or deeply offended.
One TikToker took to social media to share how she makes a Pot Noodle and it’s left us all open-mouthed.
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Ellie-May Jenkins uploaded her Pot Noodle tutorial with the caption ‘The only acceptable way to make a pot noodle’.
In the video, Ellie demonstrates how she makes a pot noodle – and it’s left the internet divided.
First, she adds some Bisto gravy granules, then she adds a crushed up Oxo cube, followed by a generous sprinkling of white pepper.
But that’s not all, next she adds salt, followed by soy sauce.
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Finally, once Ellie-May has added all of her ingredients, she fills it up with water, as you normally would.
What is seen by many as a very simple ‘meal’ to make – Ellie-May’s recipe and the plethora of salty ingredients has left TikTokers baffled.
Her video has clearly reached many, as it has racked up a whopping 1.6million views.
It has 97k likes, 3,614 comments and 3,761 shares.
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There were some TikTokers that were intrigued by the method.
One person said: “Need to try. I break up babybels and mix into mine.”
Another added: “Love this! Salt, the way forward.”
A third commented: “Omg. I thought I was the only one who did this, soooo nice.”
However, the majority of users were left stunned at the amount of additional salt that was added to the already salty snack.
One TikToker said: “That surely must be a week’s worth of salt there. Might be an idea to check your blood pressure.”
A second added: “Wrong in so many ways.”
A third joked: “The men are outside with the straight jacket for you cos you need to have a word with yourself if you think this acceptable.”
Another chimed in: “I’m calling the police.”
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One was left shocked and said: “Surely you don’t need extra salt in one of those things..”
Another user stated: “Omg these things are loaded with salt in the first place. Bet you will be drinking like a fish.”