Mel's Spectrum Chicken Salad

Mel's Spectrum Chicken Salad Recipe

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Melanie Walker


This salad was served at an office party at the St George Spectrum newspaper office. Over the years I have refined it and made it my own. It is a family favorite. It can be served warm or chilled and like many recipes is often more flavorful the next day.


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30 Min
5 Min


  • 1 c
    chicken, diced
  • 4 pkg
    ramen noodles, chicken
  • 1 c
    italian dressing
  • 1 c
    mixed vegetagles, frozen
  • 1 c
    cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 c
    sunflower seeds, salted

How to Make Mel's Spectrum Chicken Salad


  1. Break-up noodles inside Ramen Noodle package. Cook according to package direction, but do not add flavor packet. Drain. Place into large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  2. Add mixed vegetables and cabbage to boiling water and cover, simmer for 3-5 minutes. Drain and add to Ramen Noodle bowl.
  3. Add sunflower seeds and diced chicken to Ramen Noodle bowl.
  4. Mix Ramen Noodle flavor packets into cup of Italian dressing. Pour over Ramen Noodle bowl of ingredients. Toss lightly.

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About Mel's Spectrum Chicken Salad

Course/Dish: Chicken Salads
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American

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