Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Summer Salad Swap

Oriental Cole Slaw

1 head of cabbage (I like to buy pre shredded cole slaw for convenience.)
3 green onions (optional)
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
1 package slivered almonds (4oz. or 1 cup)
1 package chicken Ramen Noodles
3/4 cup oil
6 tablespoons sugar
6 tablespoons white vinegar
1 tablespoons soy sauce

Break up and separate Ramen noodles. Brown sesame seeds, slivered almonds, and Ramen noodles in oven at 350 degrees for about 5 minutes, check frequently to avoid burning. Remove and cool before adding to cabbage. Chop cabbage and green onions. Add toasted sesame seeds, almonds and noodles to cabbage; stir together.

Mix oil, sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, and chicken flavor mix from Ramen noodles. Mix ingredients well and add to salad about 10 minutes before serving. If you add the dressing to the salad and it sits too long it can lose some of its crunchiness.

Here's the "Pioneer Woman Shot" of all of the ingredients.
The bag of slivered almonds that was available was just a little bigger than the normal amount I use, but I added them all to this salad and it was just fine.

Toasted sesame seeds, broken Ramen, slivered almonds

Maybe the secret ingredient, this little packet adds a lot of flavor

Oriental Cole Slaw

Crisp, crunchy, tangy and sweet.  Enjoy!

Thanks to Mel at The Larson Lingo for hosting the fun salad swap!


  1. Oh heavens- that DOES sound DIVINE!

  2. That looks wonderful! I'm writing this one down! Thanks for sharing!

  3. mom makes this and it is one of my faves!

  4. That looks yummy. My hubby loves Ramen noddles. I guess it reminds him of his bachelor days. ha! I think we'll have it with some stir fry. Thanks for the recipe!

  5. This one of my favorites! A MUST at all holiday celebrations!

  6. I am so excited to try this! Thanks :)

  7. One of my friends mom's used to make this growing up & it is so good! I am so glad you linked up & shared the recipe! can't wait to make it!

  8. Made this tonight to take to a cookout with friends. Big hit. Thanks!


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