Simple Raman Noodle Salad recipe
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Simple Crunchy Ramen Noodle Salad

This recipe for Simple Crunchy Ramen Noodle Salad is a simpler, healthier, fully-loaded version of the classic Ramen Salad. It takes just 20 minutes to make and it feeds a crowd-making it perfect for potlucks!
Course Main Dish, Salad
Cuisine American, Asian, Fusion
Keyword entree salad, salad
Prep Time 17 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 10 people
Calories 355kcal
Author Jillian - a Food, Folks and Fun original!

Ingredients

SALAD:

  • 2 14 oz bags 3 color coleslaw, (without the dressing)
  • 10 oz bag frozen shelled edamame, thawed and drained
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 1 large red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 large mango, diced
  • 1 large avocado, diced
  • 2 3 oz packages ramen noodles, crumbled (seasoning packet discarded)
  • ½ cup sliced green onions
  • ¼ cup minced cilantro
  • 1 cup lightly salted and toasted cashews

ASIAN SESAME SALAD DRESSING:

  • 1 cup rice vinegar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 3 teaspoons sesame seed oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted

Instructions

FOR THE ASIAN SESAME SALAD DRESSING:

  • In a medium saucepan bring vinegar to a boil. Turn off heat and stir in sugar until dissolved. Pour mixture into medium bowl and cool. Once cool, add canola oil, sesame seed oil, salt, and sesame seeds. Whisk vigorously until combined and slightly emulsified about 1-2 minutes.
    Simple Asian Ramen Noodle Salad Step 1

FOR THE SALAD:

  • In an extra-large salad bowl add coleslaw followed by the rest of the salad ingredients. 
    Simple Asian Ramen Noodle Salad Step 2
  • Pour dressing over salad, toss, and serve!
    Simple Asian Ramen Noodle Salad Step 3

Notes

I calculated the nutritional information for the recipe as an entree salad serving 10 people. If you serve this recipe as a side dish it will serve about 20-24 people and the nutritional information will be much different. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 355kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 11.26g | Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 303mg | Potassium: 629mg | Fiber: 6.6g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 6450IU | Vitamin C: 74.3mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 2.5mg