Ramen Noodle Oriental Chicken Salad Recipe

One of my favorite things about summer barbecues is the side dishes!  This recipe is a family favorite we have loved for years.  You could even serve this as a main dish if you were wanting a light, refreshing salad!

Serves: 6

Ramen Noodle Oriental Chicken Salad Recipe

30 minPrep Time

5 minCook Time

35 minTotal Time

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  • Dressing:
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 1/2 Tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 4 1/2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • Salad:
  • 2 -3 boneless skinless chicken breasts (cooked and shredded)
  • 1 head cabbage (chopped)
  • 1 bunch green onions (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 3 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 (2.5 ounce) package slivered almonds
  • 2 packages Top Ramen noodles (crushed into small pieces)


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together vegetable oil, rice vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. Cover and store in fridge until before serving.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cooked chicken, cabbage and sunflower seeds; set aside. In a pan over medium heat, warm up vegetable oil. Add Top Ramen noodles (without flavor packets) and cook until slightly brown. Add slivered almonds to the ramen and continue stirring over heat until golden brown. Once cool, add ramen mixture to the chicken/cabbage mixture and stir to combine.
  3. Add dressing that you set aside and toss to coat before serving to avoid the noodles getting soggy.



2695 cal


217 g


64 g


149 g
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19 Responses to “Ramen Noodle Oriental Chicken Salad Recipe”

  1. Debbie T
    I had this so many summers ago when I was still single and FELL. IN. LOVE. And then I got married. And then I had kids. And could I find the recipe? NOOOOO! So thank you for posting this. It's one of my all time favorite summer salads and something even my kids will enjoy!!!
  2. Diane Wilson
    I make this salad with Napa cabbage. I toast Chicken flavored ramen noodles and almonds in a skillet with melted butter and the included packet of chicken flavoring. This is sooo yummy. It always gets eaten when I take it to picnics
    • Here are a few ideas you could serve with this oriental chicken salad: Parmesan Knots - https://www.sixsistersstuff.com/2011/10/easy-parmesan-knots-recipe.html Grape Salad - https://www.sixsistersstuff.com/2014/12/grape-salad-recipe.html Fresh veggies and Dill Dip - https://www.sixsistersstuff.com/2013/03/vegetable-dill-dip.html

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