This salad is always a hit. Everyone loves it! Can be refrigerated 2 to 3 hours before serving.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Salad:
Dressing:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Toss chicken meat, cabbage, onions, ramen noodles, sesame seeds, and almonds together in a large bowl. Beat olive oil, vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper together in a small bowl; drizzle over the salad and toss to coat.

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Nutrition Facts

361 calories; protein 14.7g 30% DV; carbohydrates 12.5g 4% DV; fat 28.5g 44% DV; cholesterol 37.5mg 13% DV; sodium 486.2mg 19% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (21)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
12/21/2014
I altered dressing recipe: 1/4 cup olive oil, 1/4 cup sesame oil, used rice vinegar in place of apple cider and added 1 Tablespoon soy sauce. Also, toasted the almonds and sesame. Excellent. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
05/31/2013
A little dry. Needs more dressing. Next time I'll add more sweetener. Read More
(8)
26 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 12
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 4 stars
12/20/2014
I altered dressing recipe: 1/4 cup olive oil, 1/4 cup sesame oil, used rice vinegar in place of apple cider and added 1 Tablespoon soy sauce. Also, toasted the almonds and sesame. Excellent. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
04/13/2014
I doubled the dressing as Brenda suggested. I took the salad to a potluck and it must have been a hit because the bowl was half empty. Very good. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
05/30/2013
A little dry. Needs more dressing. Next time I'll add more sweetener. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/05/2015
crunchy -sweet tangy and filling. I had to adapt a lot. I used crunchy wont-ton strips honey coated sunflower seeds and regular vinegar. Only since where I live the little grocery does not offer a big variety and I use what I have on hand. I did double the dressing to make sure it was well coated. It turned out delicious and we will make it again. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/06/2017
Great basis to start from. I know it seems obvious but I thought it might help brand new cooks if the recipe said to crunch up the noodles into little pieces. I do that before I even open the package. A agree use some sesame oil rice vinegar and a little soy sauce Leave out the salt and use the packet of Asian seasoning that comes with the Ramen. Adds a nice flavor. If it turns out there's a little too much dressing just add a little more cabbage. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/13/2018
I did change it quite a bit like a lot of cooks do but will still rate a 5. I added roasted sunflower seeds a can of drained mandarin oranges used 2 pkgs of Oriental flavor ramen noodles with the flavor packets 1/2 cup sugar vs 2 TBS a squirt of honey used 3/4 cup olive oil vs 1/2 cup (too dry with all of the other ingredients otherwise) a tsp toasted sesame seed oil a bag of shredded coleslaw with green and red cabbage and carrots mix vs just 1/2 head shredded cabbage and no salt. I crushed the 2 pkgs of ramen noodles in a bag then spread them along with the slivered almonds and sesame seeds on a cookie sheet which I toasted for about 8 minutes in a preheated 350 degree oven. I warmed the oils in a 2 cup glass measuring cup in the microwave about 2 minutes then whisked the sugar and the 2 flavor packets in it until dissolved. I then whisked in the apple cider vinegar and pepper. I put all the ingredients in a large bowl then poured the oil mixture over all and mixed well. Chilled for 2 hours. It was awesome! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/13/2015
This is one of my favorite dishes to bring to potlucks. People gobble it up! I like to use sliced instead of slivered almonds and toast them a bit in a frying pan along with the sesame seeds. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/23/2017
I added another pack of ramen quite a bit more green onions and also a little bit of chopped romaine lettuce to make it have more color. I think it would also be really good with some mandarin oranges in it! Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
05/26/2016
Sour and needs more sugar.... Read More