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 17minutes
Cook Time 3minutes
Total Time 20minutes
Author Jillian - a Food, Folks and Fun original!
214 oz bags 3 color coleslaw, (without the dressing)
10ozbag frozen shelled edamame,thawed and drained
1cupshredded rotisserie chicken
1large red bell pepper,diced
23 oz packages ramen noodles,crumbled (seasoning packet discarded)
½cupsliced green onions
1cuplightly salted and toasted cashews
ASIAN SESAME SALAD DRESSING:
3teaspoonssesame seed oil
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.
FOR THE SALAD:
In an extra-large salad bowl add coleslaw followed by the rest of the salad ingredients.
Pour dressing over salad, toss, and serve!
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.