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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



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


  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Stevia Blend to equal ¼ cup of sugar
  • 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, we discarded the packet, but it can be used if desired)
  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  • Salt to taste


  • 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.


Calories: 632kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 55g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 13g | Monounsaturated Fat: 32g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 639mg | Potassium: 815mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1043IU | Vitamin C: 64mg | Calcium: 265mg | Iron: 3mg