Asian Chicken Noodle and Cabbage Salad

This is a new favorite salad.  It actually improves with age so you can make it a day in advance.
 Use 2 packets of ramen noodles.  Discard the flavor packet. Cover them with hot water until they soften and then drain them.

 For the dressing, mix 1 C. of vegetable oil, 1/2 C. sugar, 3/4 C. rice vinegar, 2 tsp. salt, 2 tsp. black pepper and 1 tsp. sesame seeds.  I added a couple tablespoons of sesame oil and some fresh cilantro too.

 Thinly slice 1 head of cabbage and 1 red onion.  You can use green onions if you have them.

 Brown 1/2 cup if sliced almonds in 2 T. of butter.

 Add 2 cups of diced chicken.

 The almonds should just be turning golden.

 Add several shredded carrots.

 Toss it all together and serve it in big bowls.

Comments

Laurie said…
this is my favorite summer salad, looks so yummy!
I actually got hungry when I saw this so I guess my stomach is on its way back to life again :-) Looks delicious and easy vto do, two things I like when it comes to cooking :-)

Have a great day!
Christer.
Guillaume said…
Looks very healthy.
Nellie said…
Wonderful! Save some for me!
It does indeed sound good.
Must try this, it is so different.
TARYTERRE said…
Clever use of Ramen Noodles.
This sounds like something I could get addicted to! :) Big time!
Jeannine520 said…
Could you tell me what the 3/4 C ingredient is supposed to be? I'm assuming it's vinegar but not sure. Thank you!

From above:

" For the dressing, mix 1 C. of vegetable oil, 1/2 C. sugar, 3/4 C., 2 tsp. salt, 2 tsp. black pepper and 1 tsp. sesame seeds."
Jeannine520 said…
Ah, just refreshed my screen and see that you already corrected it. Rice Vinegar! Thank you for the recipe, I'm trying it for diner tonight.
luckybunny said…
Looks so delicious!
I am definitely trying this!
chickpea678 said…
Thanks! I have a roast chicken in the freezer and I'll use some of it for this recipe!