cabbage salad with ramen noodles

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By debbie cumbow
from gahanna, OH

I got this from a dear friend who serves it at most of her get togethers. It's always a big hit. But I never imagined how easy it really is!

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serves approx 10-12 people
prep time 1 Hr 15 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For cabbage salad with ramen noodles

  • 2 (3 oz) pkg
    chicken flavored ramen noodle soup
  • 1 md
    cabbage head cleaned and shredded or a bag of pre-chopped slaw mix
  • 1 bunch
    green onions
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable or canola oil (your preference)
  • 6 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • soy sauce to taste (optional)
  • 1/4 c
    unsalted sesame seeds
  • 3-4 Tbsp
    unsalted sunflower seeds
  • 2 (2.5oz) pkg
    almonds, slivered
  • salt and pepper (to taste)

How To Make cabbage salad with ramen noodles

  • 1
    REMOVE flavor packet from both soup mixes. RESERVE both packets.
  • 2
    BREAK up the Ramen Noodles into bite size pieces and SET ASIDE
  • 3
    TOSS together cabbage, green onions and sesame seeds in a bowl.
  • 4
    WHISK together one packet of the soup flavor, oil and vinegar NOTE: you may add some or all of the second packet if you want more seasoning DRIZZLE over the cabbage mixture and TOSS
  • 5
    COVER and CHILL for 1 hour
  • 6
    COAT a pan with non-stick spray or you may use a small amount of oil if you choose
  • 7
    SAUTE noodles and almonds over medium heat until lightly browned
  • 8
    REMOVE from heat DRAIN on a couple paper towels to remove excess oil and allow to COOL
  • 9
    STIR the noodles and almonds into the cabbage mixture
  • 10
    SERVE chilled and keep chilled throughout the event.
  • 11
    NOTE: This salad is best if made no more than an hour before guests arrive. The crunchiness will remain for a few hours but can't be held overnight as the noodles obsorb the moisture and get soggy.