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


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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


  • 1REMOVE flavor packet from both soup mixes.
    RESERVE both packets.
  • 2BREAK up the Ramen Noodles into bite size pieces and SET ASIDE
  • 3TOSS together cabbage, green onions and sesame seeds in a bowl.
  • 4WHISK 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
  • 5COVER and CHILL for 1 hour
  • 6COAT a pan with non-stick spray or you may use a small amount of oil if you choose
  • 7SAUTE noodles and almonds over medium heat until lightly browned
  • 8REMOVE from heat
    DRAIN on a couple paper towels to remove excess oil and allow to COOL
  • 9STIR the noodles and almonds into the cabbage mixture
  • 10SERVE chilled and keep chilled throughout the event.
  • 11NOTE: 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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