Oriental Cole Slaw

Oriental Cole Slaw created by CaliforniaJan

I know there are a lot of other Oriental Slaw recipes out there but none of them are quite like this one. My mom makes this for every outdoor grilling function so I guess this is why I'm partial.

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10mins
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ingredients

  • 16 ounces Coleslaw
  • 2 (3 ounce) packages oriental-flavor instant ramen noodles, reserve flavor packets for dressing (the Top Ramen brand is vegan)
  • 4 ounces sunflower seeds
  • 2 ounces slivered almonds
  • 1 bunch green onion, sliced
  • Dressing (use reserved flavor packets plus)

  • 13 cup sugar
  • 34 cup oil
  • 14 cup vinegar

directions

  • I have had this with the noodles cooked and with them raw. Raw noodles gives the slaw more crunch, but I prefer them cooked. You can still have crunch with the seeds and nuts.
  • Either way, mix together the slaw ingredients in a large container. Whisk together the dressing ingredients and pour over the slaw mixture. Toss together. Cover and refrigerate for an hour.
  • If you're impatient you can eat it right away. Keeps for a few days, but it's never around long enough in my house to really find out it's shelf life.
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"I know there are a lot of other Oriental Slaw recipes out there but none of them are quite like this one. My mom makes this for every outdoor grilling function so I guess this is why I'm partial."

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  1. Cathy Pete
    This was GREAT! The recipe I have been looking for! I changed one thing that has nothing to do with the ingredients, I brought the dressing to a simmer in a pan and let it cool. This seems to incorporate the oil a lot better and not oily. Thanks for posting!!
  2. IB Alumni
    Yummy good. I also would cut back on the oil a tad bit next time. I added left over, cut up chicken breasts to the salad/dressing mixture. Not knowing if there would be left overs, and fearing soggy noodles, we each added our own crunchy topping. I was also concerned about the seasoning packettes being too salty, not so, in fact, the taste was wonderful. A big hit here in this house and great for a hot day when one doesn't want to cook. Good job vegan mom.
  3. CaliforniaJan
    vegan mom is right, there are a lot of oriental slaw recipes, but this one stands at the top of the stack. It is fantastic. I made it with the following slight changes. I used a little less oil and a little more vinegar. I made the very Asian-tasting sesame oil for about a third of the oil and used Rice wine vinegar to boost the taste. I also cooked the noodles. We will have this again! Made for the My Three Chiefs cooking game.
  4. CaliforniaJan
    Oriental Cole Slaw Created by CaliforniaJan
  5. vegan mom
    I know there are a lot of other Oriental Slaw recipes out there but none of them are quite like this one. My mom makes this for every outdoor grilling function so I guess this is why I'm partial.
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