Want to try something new and oriental? Go in for ramen noodle salad. Ramen noodle is a Japanese food that traces its origin to China. Ramen noodles are made of wheat and alkaline water that contains sodium bicarbonate and potassium carbonate, however the alkaline water can be replaced by, eggs. The ramen noodles are flat in shape and in ribbon form. The ramen noodle is usually cooked in broth with vegetables or meat. However, you can also make salad with the ramen noodles. Let’s see some of the recipes to make the lip-smacking ramen noodle salad.
Recipe 1: Ingredients:
• Top ramen noodles, crumbled: 1 pack
• Cabbage, finely chopped: ½ head
• Green onions, chopped: 4
• Sliced almonds: ½ can
Ingredients for dressing:
• Sugar: 2 tbsp
• Vinegar: 3 tbsp
• Pepper: ½ tsp
• Flavor packet from the noodles
To start making the ramen noodles salad take all the ingredients, cabbage, green onions and sliced almonds, except the noodles, mix and refrigerate them. Now prepare the salad dressing, take all the ingredients and mix them in a bowl. Now take the ramen noodles and mix it with the cabbage, onion and mix in a big bowl. Serve it with the dressing.
Recipe 2: Ingredients:
• Broccoli or coleslaw slaw: 1 package
• Red or green pepper (chopped): 1 small
• Bunch of scallions: half
• Sunflower seeds: 1 cup unsalted roasted
• Cranraisins: ½ cup
• White raisins: half cup
• Ramen noodle (soup mix): 2 packages
• Chopped celery: 1½ cup
Ingredients for dressing:
• Flavoring mix (comes with the noodles packet): 2 packs
• Sugar: 1/3 cup
• Apple cider vinegar: 1/3 cup
Mix the ingredients for the salad dressing in a big bowl and keep it aside. Take the main ingredients broccoli, pepper, sunflower seeds, cranraisins and ramen noodle then mix it all in a medium sized bowl and mix them properly. After you have mixed the ingredients well separately, then take them in a big bowl and mix them together. Keep the mix in the refrigerator for a night and enjoy your ramen noodles salad the next day.
The ramen noodles can be used to make different recipes. You can also add meat to the recipe if you desire. Serve it as a main dish or a side dish and the salad works best for any meal. You can opt for fish or meat salad dressing with the ramen noodles salad. You can also have some mayonnaise and cheese added in the dressing, you can give the salad a tangy taste by adding some lemon and vinegar into it. The ramen noodles salad does not require any long process of boiling the noodles or heating them up. It is an instant dish that you can mix up at any time and serve within a few minutes. If you are a noodles freak then you can try out these ramen noodles salad recipes for a meal and also have it on a special dinner menu.