Though not a traditional dish, this Chinese Chicken Salad is still a fave in our family!
extra virgin olive oil
seasoned rice vinegar
head of cabbage, shredded
carrot, peeled, julienned
green onions, finely chopped
chicken, gently boiled, finely shredded
ramen seasoning, reserve 1/2 pkg.
1Dressing: Make ahead of time - combine ingredients in a bottle, shake very well until sugar dissolves, and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
2Ramen Noodles: Break up the noodles and save the seasoning packet. Set aside.
3Ramen Mix: Combine Ramen Mix ingredients and set aside. Melt butter over medium heat in a frying pan. Add the broken-up noodles to frying pan. Pour half of the seasoning packet over the noodles and brown, stirring until mixed well. Add slivered almonds and sesame seeds and brown together. Set aside to mix in with salad later.
4Salad Mix: Toss the salad ingredients together, add ramen mix and lastly, the dressing. Shake the salad dressing very well so sugar gets dissolved. Just before serving, add the dressing and toss.