Frozen Asian Cabbage Salad

Looking for a frozen side dish that's filled with Asian flavors? Then check out this tasty coleslaw salad that's topped with noodles.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 8 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
package (3 ounces) ramen noodle soup mix (any flavor)
1/2
cup slivered almonds
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
3/4
cup sugar
1/2
cup cider vinegar
1
tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons soy sauce
1
teaspoon sesame oil
1
bag (16 ounces) coleslaw mix
1
small red or green bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
medium green onions, chopped (2 tablespoons)
1
teaspoon grated gingerroot or 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 Break block of ramen noodles into 10-inch skillet (reserve seasoning packet for another use). Add almonds and butter. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until butter is melted and almonds and noodles are light brown; cool.
  • 2 Heat sugar, vinegar and soy sauce to boiling in 2-quart saucepan, stirring frequently. Boil and stir 1 minute; remove from heat. Stir in sesame oil.
  • 3 Mix coleslaw mix, bell pepper, onions and gingerroot in large bowl. Pour vinegar mixture over coleslaw mixture; toss to coat. Place in freezer bag or container; seal bag or cover container tightly. Place noodle mixture in freezer bag; seal bag. Freeze coleslaw and noodle mixtures at least 8 hours or up to 1 week.
  • 4 Thaw coleslaw mixture in refrigerator 30 minutes. Sprinkle with frozen noodle mixture. Serve salad when slightly frozen. Serve within 8 hours before salad becomes limp.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    225
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    705mg
    705%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    32g
    32%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin C
    74%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Fruit; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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