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Sweet and Crunchy Salad

"This is an easy and delicious summer salad. I usually double the recipe for parties. You can also use oriental flavored ramen noodles, if you like."
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Ingredients

2 h 30 m servings 612 cals
Original recipe yields 5 servings (4 to 6 servings)

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Directions

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  1. Place noodles in a bowl of warm water and soak for 15 minutes or until soft.
  2. Whisk together the oil, sugar, vinegar and seasoning packs.
  3. Drain the noodles and combine in a large bowl with the coleslaw, oranges, water chestnuts, green onions and sunflower seeds.
  4. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat evenly. Refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours. Add cashews before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 612 calories; 31.2 g fat; 76.1 g carbohydrates; 9.7 g protein; 7 mg cholesterol; 489 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I really liked this salad! I didn't soak the noodles at all--they soften up in the marinade enough and wanted it crunchy. Used oriental ramen instead of chicken and since I like lots of dressi...

Most helpful critical review

This salad is missing something. It just does not have enough zing for me.

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I really liked this salad! I didn't soak the noodles at all--they soften up in the marinade enough and wanted it crunchy. Used oriental ramen instead of chicken and since I like lots of dressi...

This recipe ROCKS! It was VERY easy to make and tasted amazing! dont lisetn to the others though..soak the noodles well as the recipe states. Will be making this one again.

I made this for my family. I used sliced almonds instead of cashews and didn't soak the noodles, everyone raved.

This is one of the best recipes I've made off this site. I took it to a family reunion today & got many requests for the recipe & I come from a family of very good cooks! I made a few changes-...

Light and refreshing. The oranges are a good addition. I only made 1/2 the recipe because I wasn't sure I would like this, but it was great. I like the ramen noodles on the crunchey side, so ...

This recipe makes a great quantity. I get asked for the recipe often. I used one package of ramen noodles and added 1 cup bean sprouts, 1/2 cup chopped fresh snow peas, 2 tbsps. cilantro and 1 ...

This is the absolute best salad ever. My husband had four helpings. We had some left overs, but not for long. This a real keeper. I used brown sugar substitute instead of sugar for the dressing....

Great recipe, I agree with other reviewers that you don't really need to boil the noodles as the oil mixture definitely softens them up pretty well while it sits in the fridge. But the first tim...

I first had this salad at a "Food Day" at work. It was heaven from the first bite. I have since made it. Adding fresh cilantro really gives it a wonder flavor.