Aunt Grace's Napa Salad

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by senseicheryl

My Aunt Grace is famous for this salad. Enjoy!

Top Review by Krista Roes

This has always been one of my favorite salads. Thanks for posting it.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 medium Chinese cabbage (aka Napa Cabbage chopped up into bite sized pieces)
  • 12 cup butter, melted (I use Keller's Light Butter)
  • 2 (12 ounce) packages ramen noodles, noodles broken up while still in their bags, this is a lot less messy
  • 14 cup slivered almonds, Diamond Brand
  • 14 cup sesame seeds
  • 14 cup roasted soybeans (Soy Nuts)
  • 14 cup pine nuts, Diamond Brand
  • 14 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 14 cup sesame oil
  • 12 cup sugar (I use Splenda!)
  • 12 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 12 teaspoons soy sauce, I use the low sodium kind


  1. Chop the cabbage into bite sized pieces.
  2. Melt the butter.
  3. Add the broken up Ramen noodles to the melted butter.
  4. Stir in the mixed nuts.
  5. Saute the above ingredients over low heat stirring constantly until mixed and golden (be careful because it can burn quickly so make sure to watch it).
  6. To make the dressing:.
  7. Bring the oils, sugar, vinegar and soy sauce to a boil.
  8. Remove from heat.
  9. When ready to eat, add the noodle mixture and the dressing mixture to the chopped cabbage.
  10. Make sure that you don't mix it together too soon because the salad does not keep.
  11. No leftovers are allowed!

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