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Cabbage Ramen Noodle Salad

Prep Time:

45 min

Cook Time:

None, but a lot of wait time. Prepare the day before.


8 servings



About the Recipe

This has become one of our potluck favorites; it travels well, most people like it, and it goes well with diets.



½ head cabbage

½ cup sesame seeds, toasted

1 pkg. oriental, shrimp, or soy flavor ramen noodles, crumbled

½ cup sliced almonds

4 green onions, chopped


2 Tbsp sugar

3 Tbsp rice vinegar

½ cup salad oil

½ tsp pepper

1 tsp powdered ginger

1 flavor packet from noodles


Toast sesame seeds and sliced almonds. Watch carefully so that neither burns. Mix together cabbage, sesame seeds, almonds, and onions. Refrigerate for a few hours.

Mix together sugar, vinegar, salad oil, pepper, ginger, and flavor packet. Let stand for a few hours.

Add noodles and dressing to cabbage mix just before serving.

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