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A white bowl filled with Ramen Cabbage Salad with chopsticks lying over the top.
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Ramen Cabbage Salad

Coleslaw is combined with crunchy bits of ramen noodles and almonds and tossed in an Asian-style dressing to create this easy Ramen Cabbage Salad. An irresistible summer side dish.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Asian
Servings: 6
Calories: 274kcal


  • 16 ounce bag coleslaw mix
  • 3 green onions chopped
  • 3 ounce package chicken flavored ramen noodles crushed
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lite soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Toast almonds and sesame seeds on a small rimmed baking sheet or other small baking dish for 5 minutes or until just slightly golden brown.
  • Place ramen noodles in a gallon sized zippered plastic storage bag. Seal the bag and crush the noodles using a rolling pin.
  • Toss together the cabbage, green onions, and crushed ramen noodles in a large serving bowl.
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, and the chicken ramen flavoring packet. Pour dressing over cabbage mixture and toss evenly to coat. Add toasted almonds and sesame seeds and toss lightly to combine. Serve immediately.


Make-Ahead Tip: Mix everything together except the crushed ramen noodles and dressing. When you are ready to serve, add the noodles and dressing and toss to combine.


Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Sodium: 388mg | Potassium: 247mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 134IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 2mg