Sunday, July 13, 2014

Asian Coleslaw Recipe - How to Make Coleslaw with Ramen

I recently posted a fabulous recipe for Baked Crab Cakes with a Panko Crumb Coating... mmm... look how delicious!





















So today I thought it would be a good idea to post the easy salad I served with it: Asian Coleslaw with Ramen!





















Asian Coleslaw with Ramen is another one of those tried and true easy recipes that has been around forever in many different variations. The first time I had it was at a potluck sometime in the 80's and I remember going crazy for it. The toasty nuttiness of the almonds, the crunch of the vegetables and the enormous YUMM factor of the salad dressing was like a symphony in my mouth!

And together with those crab cakes.... well, all I can tell you, is that it's DAMN good!

Visit the printable recipe here: Asian Coleslaw with Ramen

Please enjoy today's easy recipe for Asian Coleslaw with Ramen. If you would like to cook along with me, join me in the Kitchen Witch cottage! The video will teach step by step instructions so that you can create this wonderful dish too!




Ingredients

    FOR THE SALAD:
  • 1 head Napa cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1  large carrot, shredded
  • 3-5 large radishes sliced thin or shredded
  • 1  red pepper chopped
  • 3  green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sliced, toasted almonds
  • 1 package Ramen Noodles
    FOR THE DRESSING:
  •  Seasoning packet from the Ramen noodles (I like spicy flavours)
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 3 tbsp white vinegar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar 
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
Directions
  1.  Toss the first five salad ingredients together.
  2. Empty seasoning packet into jar with tight-fitting lid. Add the next ingredients. Shake well. Makes about 3/4 cup (175 mL) dressing.
  3. Drizzle over salad. Toss well.
  4. Just before serving, break up instant noodles. Scatter over top. Sprinkle with the toasted almonds. Toss and serve.

About Lyndsay the Kitchen Witch

Lyndsay Wells is a professional trainer, writer, and program developer with a passion for food and cooking. She is an award winning recipe developer, and a website ambassador for Kraft Foods Canada. Lyndsay believes cooking should be approachable and easy and has great tips and ideas for putting together sophisticated looking dishes that cooks of all levels can accomplish.

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