Top Ramen Salad


This ramen noodle salad is light and crunchy. It's excellent with BBQ chicken. This recipe is from my mother-in-law and has been a family favorite for years.

high angle looking down at a large bowl of top ramen salad
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
55 mins



  • 2 (3 ounce) packages chicken-flavored ramen noodles, broken into pieces, seasoning packets reserved

  • ½ cup raw sunflower seeds

  • ½ cup slivered almonds

  • 1 (16 ounce) package coleslaw mix

  • 3 green onions, chopped


  • ½ cup olive oil

  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spread ramen noodles, sunflower seeds, and almonds onto a baking sheet.

  2. Bake noodle mixture in the preheated oven until fragrant and toasted, 10 to 15 minutes. Set aside to cool to room temperature.

  3. Combine coleslaw mix and green onions in a large bowl; sprinkle cooled noodle mixture over the top.

  4. Make dressing: Whisk olive oil, reserved ramen seasoning packets, vinegar, sugar, and black pepper together in a bowl until smooth.

  5. Pour dressing over noodle mixture and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

450 Calories
31g Fat
35g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 450
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 324mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 28mg 140%
Calcium 87mg 7%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 294mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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