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Ramen Noodle Salad, dressing, blue pattern napkin

Asian Ramen Noodle Salad (Chinese Coleslaw)

  • Author: Abbe Odenwalder
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 20 Minutes
  • Yield: 4 - 6 Servings 1x
  • Category: Salads
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This super good, super fast to make Asian ramen noodle salad, Chinese coleslaw, is perfect for a potluck, great for lunch, and you can’t go wrong for dinner either. You just may want to add some chicken or other protein! So good and it stays crunchy for a few days even with dressing!

 


Ingredients

Units Scale

2 packages Ramen Noodles, uncooked and crumbled, no seasoning packet needed

1/2 c sliced almonds

1 12 oz bag edamame

12 16 oz bags of coleslaw mix or Brocoli Slaw (I used 24 oz)

1 bunch scallions minced

1 15 oz can Mandarin oranges, drained or I used Trader Joes, dried Mandarins (1/2 c)

1/2 c chopped celery or water chestnuts

1 T sesame seeds

Chicken, shrimp, steak-optional

Sesame Asian Dressing

1 t minced ginger

1 t sesame oil

2 cloves minced garlic

1 1/2 t brown sugar

1/4 c rice vinegar

1/4 c soy sauce

2 T honey

1/2 c canola oil or other flavorless oil


Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 or use a dry skillet for toasting the noodles and almonds.

Spread crumbled ramen noodles and sliced almonds on baking sheet and bake for about 5 – 7 minutes or until slighty toasted and golden. Do not let them overbrown or they will burn!

Add all salad ingredients to a large bowl along with some of the ramen/almond mixture. Save some to garnish the salad with!

Add the vinaigrette as needed and toss with the sesame seeds. Garnish with additional ramen noodles, almonds and sesame seeds.

Vinaigrette:

Combine all ingredients in a jar with a lid. When ready to serve shake jar until dressing has emulsified. Use as much or as little as you want. Dressing keeps well in the fridge.


Notes

I use frozen edamame and thaw them in a strainer under running water. I then sprinkle them with a generous amount of salt for extra flavor.

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