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Asian Ramen Cabbage Salad

This Asian ramen cabbage salad is filled with napa and purple cabbage, shredded carrots, scallions, shelled edamame, crunchy ramen noodles, slivered almonds and a peanut sesame dressing.
This Asian ramen cabbage salad is filled with napa and purple cabbage, shredded carrots, scallions, shelled edamame, crunchy ramen noodles, slivered almonds and a peanut sesame dressing.
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Ingredients

Crunchy ramen noodles:

  • 2 packages ramen noodles (flavoring packet discarded)
  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup butter

Peanut sesame dressing:

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar

Salad:

  • 1 lb napa cabbage (1 small head), shredded
  • 1/2 lb purple cabbage (1/2 small head), shredded
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 bunch green onions , chopped
  • 1 cup mukimame/shelled edamame
  • Large handful cilantro

Instructions

To make crunchy ramen noodles:

  • Crush ramen noodles into small pieces.
  • Add ramen, almonds, sesame seeds and butter to skillet over medium heat.
  • Cook until noodles, almonds and sesame seeds are toasted and golden brown, about 5 minutes, stirring often.
  • Set aside to cool.

To make dressing:

  • Combine all ingredients in a jar with lid.
  • Shake vigorously until combined.
  • If peanut butter won't incorporate, microwave for 20-30 seconds until it melts into the other ingredients.

To assemble salad:

  • Add cabbage, carrots, green onions, mukimame, and cilantro to a large bowl.
  • Toss with dressing and add ramen noodles.
  • Serve immediately.
To make ahead: This salad can be prepped at least 24 hours in advance. Combine veggies with crunchy ramen noodles and dressing right before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 324kcal, Carbohydrates: 17g, Protein: 9g, Fat: 27g, Saturated Fat: 11g, Cholesterol: 15mg, Sodium: 351mg, Potassium: 492mg, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 9g, Vitamin A: 3362IU, Vitamin C: 34mg, Calcium: 159mg, Iron: 2mg
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