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Chinese Napa Cabbage Salad with a Crunchy Topping

Chinese Napa cabbage salad is tossed with sesame soy dressing and topped with ramen noodles and slivered almonds browned in butter. A party favorite!
Course Salad
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 632kcal
Author Marjory Pilley

Ingredients

Salad

  • 1 large head crinkly Chinese cabbage aka Napa cabbage thinly sliced
  • 5-6 green onions sliced thin

Dressing

  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Stevia sugar blend or 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar or cider vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce or coconut aminos
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

Crunchy Topping

  • 2 Tablespoons butter margarine or dairy-free substitute
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 package Top Ramen noodles broken into small pieces (any flavor, discarding the seasoning packet)
  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Mix sliced cabbage and green onions in a large bowl.
  • Combine dressing ingredients in a jar with a tight lid and shake well to mix.
  • Pour dressing over cabbage mixture, toss to coat and set aside.
  • In a large frying pan, melt butter and stir in olive oil.
  • Add broken noodles, almonds and salt (if desired.)
  • Saute until noodles and nuts are lightly golden brown.
  • Sprinkle crunchy noodles and almonds over the cabbage mixture.

Nutrition

Calories: 632kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 55g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 639mg | Potassium: 805mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1040IU | Vitamin C: 63.6mg | Calcium: 262mg | Iron: 2.9mg