Another Ramen Noodle Cole Slaw

Potluck at the office today so instead of the regular Asian Cole Slaw that I have posted here before I decided to make a similar but different salad. This salad is easy easy easy & also really good!!!

I find that these types of salads..coleslaws.. are very popular, best a day after they are made so that it is a good make-ahead salad & you can make this larger to easily crowd feed a crowd .. this recipe is for 2 bags of cole slaw mix which makes a big quantity of salad. You can cut the amount of dressing you make in half for only 1 bag of coleslaw mix or just have this salad in the fridge for a few days which is always good. You can add some cooked chicken to it & have a really great ‘meal’ salad

The recipe is from the cookbook Kosher by Design by Susie Fishbein called crunchy cole slaw page 77 if you have the book!

I made this pretty much as it is written except that I reduced the amount of sugar in the dressing & did not add the green onions…

Here is the recipe

1  pkg of Ramen noodle soup…discard the seasoning mix


2 bags of pre-cut cole slaw mix

1/2 cup sesame seeds

1/2 cup slivered almonds

1/2 cup sunflower seeds


1 cup light flavoured oil…I used grapeseed oil

2 tbsp soy sauce

1/2 cup sugar…this amt is reduced from the original recipe!

1/2 cup red wine vinegar


  1. Break up the ramen noodles into small bits
  2. In a skillet… warm some oil…you do not need too much… the recipe called for 1/2 cup but I think that is too much so start with maybe 1/4 cup….
  3. Add the broken up Ramen noodles & brown the noodles… stir them & watch them ..don’t walk away because they brown quickly once they start… when brown remove from the heat
  4. Use a really large bowl to mix the salad in because the cole slaw takes up a lot of room before it gets soft from the dressing…or…. sometimes if I am only making only 1 bag of cole slaw mix I actually put it all in a ziploc bag, seal it & mix it up in the mixes up really nicely, store it that way in the fridge…then I put it into a serving bowl when ready to eat!
  5. Anyway… put the coleslaw mix & the seeds & nuts into the bowl & toss
  6. Make the dressing…. it was too much dressing for the small jar I was using so I had to pour it out into a bowl & I used a whisk to combine the ingredients…
  7. Pour the salad dressing over the coleslaw & toss
  8. Add the browned ramen noodles & toss everything together…
  9. Serve right away if you like your coleslaw crunchy or make ahead if you like your coleslaw softer!





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Marilyn Dishes

Many people ask me "how did you do that?" "will you show me how?' So I decided to make a blog about what I cook and bake. I am in no way a professional cook, but I love to feed people and try new things as well as making the "old foods" My friends are wonderful cooks, each with their own 'specialty' and i will be having guest cooks here, showcasing their favourite things to cook as well!! I hope you enjoy this blog and maybe decide to make some of these foods yourself! I am always available to answer any questions you might have about anything you see here. Some of my recipes are unique to me but most are not. They are all recipes I have found in a variety of ways, some are old family recipes that date back decades and some are new ones!