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Chinese Coleslaw | Be Unique.

This Chinese coleslaw is a unique staple family recipe served in our house most holidays. A clean and delicious recipe filled with crunchy ramen noodles, toasted peanuts and almonds, with a light unique asian inspired dressing. Bet you've never heard or tried of this salad before? Super easy, super yummy, and passed down from generation to generation. Add this to your menu, it won't let you down! Add some sliced grilled chicken and make it a complete meal too! Put this unique salad on your table and your guests will be impressed.

Chinese Coleslaw

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 5 minutes

Active time: 5 minutes

Total time: 15 minutes

Yield: 10-12 servings


1 cup silvered almonds, lightly toasted

¼ cup sesame seeds, lightly toasted

2 (14-ounce) bags classic coleslaw (about 9 cups) (substitute- shredded cabbage)

6 scallions, finely chopped

1 ½ cups honey roasted peanuts

4 packages Oriental flavor Ramen soup mix (substitute- original flavor)

1 cup white vinegar

½ cup sugar

1 1/3 cup vegetable oil


Preheat oven to 350°F degrees. On a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil, toast almonds until lightly golden brown, about 3-4 minutes. Set aside. On the same baking sheet, toast sesame seeds, until lightly golden brown, about 2-3 minutes. Set aside.

Using a mallet or back of a spoon, crumble up noodles (from soup mix) into small pieces. Set aside.

In a large bowl, mix together toasted almonds, toasted sesame seeds, shredded coleslaw, scallions, peanuts, and crushed noodles. Set aside.

In a small bowl, whisk together oriental flavor ramen soup powder mix, vinegar, and sugar. Slowly whisk in vegetable oil until emulsified. Pour dressing over salad and mix together until fully dressed.

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