Cabbage Salad with Ramen Noodles

debbie cumbow


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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approx 10-12 people
1 Hr 15 Min
15 Min


  • 2 (3 oz) pkg
    chicken flavored ramen noodle soup
  • 1 medium
    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.

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About Cabbage Salad with Ramen Noodles

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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