Crunchy Asian Cabbage Salad Recipe With Ramen

A Vegan Asian Cabbage Salad with Warm Spicy Peanut Dressing

This salad is full of flavour with crunchy cabbage and ramen, sweet, juice orange slices and topped with a warm spicy peanut dressing. It’s quick and easy to make, making it the perfect side dish or addition to your St. Patrick’s Day spread.

Salads can get kind of boring. We want to eat them because they’re healthy and nutritious, but we just can’t stomach another tossed salad! This Asian cabbage salad recipe is the perfect fresh salad idea you need in your life!

How To Make Asian Cabbage Salad

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Serves: 4

Spicy Peanut Dressing Ingredients: 

½ c. all-natural peanut butter

3 T. rice vinegar

1 T. sesame oil

2 t. sriracha sauce

Sea salt and black pepper, to taste

3 T. tamari or coconut aminos

1½ T. maple syrup 

2 T. fresh lime juice

1 T. fresh ginger, finely minced

1-2 cloves garlic, finely minced

¼ c. liquid from Mandarin oranges

Salad Ingredients:

4 c. green cabbage, shredded 

2 c. red cabbage, shredded

2 large carrots, shredded

1 medium red bell pepper, sliced thin

2 green onions (green parts only), sliced

¼ c. fresh cilantro leaves, chopped

Sea salt and black pepper, to taste

¼ c. toasted peanuts, chopped

1 10-oz. can sugar-free Mandarin oranges (packed in juice)

1 T. white sesame seeds

1 package of ramen noodles 


1.To make the dressing, combine the peanut butter, vinegar, sesame oil, and sriracha sauce in a medium skillet over medium heat. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Heat, stirring continually, until the peanut butter melts and the ingredients are thoroughly combined, approximately 2-3 minutes.
2. Reduce heat to low and whisk in remaining dressing ingredients until combined. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until heated through, approximately 2 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside. Keep warm. 
3. Break up the ramen noodles and combine them with the shredded green cabbage, red cabbage, carrots, bell pepper, green onion, and fresh cilantro in a large bowl. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and drizzle with a small amount of the warm peanut dressing. Toss to combine. 
4. Transfer salad to a decorative serving platter and top with chopped peanuts, Mandarin oranges, and sesame seeds. Serve immediately with remaining peanut dressing on the side. Enjoy!

A delicious and fresh new salad idea, this Asian cabbage salad is sure to be a new favourite!

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