Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Chinese Cabbage Salad

I guess this is a popular recipe that I have never had before! :) When I started talking about this fabulous salad that I had everyone knew all about it... So, a quick search of pinterest and this recipe popped right up. It was as fabulous as I had remembered it and super easy to throw together.

Chinese Cabbage Salad
(recipe found on pinterest via

2 1/2 pounds napa cabbage
5 green onions
3 packages ramen noodles
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup sliced almonds
1/4 cup sesame seeds

3/4 cup peanut oil
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup rice vinegar
2 tablespoons soy sauce

Cut off end of cabbage and throw away. Thinly slice remaining head of cabbage and place in large bowl. Slice green onions and add to bowl with cabbage. Unwrap ramen noodles and place in ziplock bag. Crush into small pieces with a mallet or rolling pin. Melt butter in skillet and add almonds, sesame seeds and ramen noodles. Cook mixture stirring frequently until noodles are browned. Set aside until cooled. In saucepan, add sugar, peanut oil, soy sauce and rice vinegar. Bring mixture to rolling boil over medium high heat. Allow to boil hard for one minute and then set aside to cool. When ready to serve, add ramen mixture and peanut sauce and gently toss to coat.

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