Mandarin Salad Oriental

Mandarin Salad Oriental Recipe

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Stephanie Dodd


This recipe may sound a little labor intensive but it is well worth the effort! Perfect salad for any social event!


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 3 oz
    pkg. oriental flavored ramen noodle soup mix
  • 1/2 c
    sliced almonds
  • 5 Tbsp
    sugar, divided
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 3 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    hot sauce
  • 1/2
    head iceberg lettuce, torn
  • 1/2
    head romaine lettuce, torn
  • 5
    celery ribs, chopped
  • 2
    green onions, chopped
  • 11 oz
    can mandarin orange sections, drained

How to Make Mandarin Salad Oriental


  1. Remove flavor packet from soup mix and set aside. Crumble Ramen noodles. Bake noodles in a shallow pan at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or until toasted, stirring after 5 minutes. Remove from oven and cool. Cook sliced almonds and 3 T. sugar in a small nonstick skillet over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, 5 to 6 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and almonds are evenly coated.
  2. Remove almond mixture from heat and set aside. Whisk together reserved flavor packet, remaining 2 T. sugar, oil, and next 5 ingredients. Toss togethers lettuces, celery and onions in a bowl. Drizzle with dressing; toss. Add noodles, almond mixture, and oranges. Serve immediately. ENJOY!

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About Mandarin Salad Oriental

Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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