Cool-jams Sweet and Crunchy Salad

May 14, 2015 1 min read

One of our favorite go to salads for lunch or dinner here at Cool-jams! A bit of sugar sweetens the herbed vinegar and oil dressing, and sunflower seeds, ramen noodles, cashews, and water chestnuts add the crunch in the coleslaw salad.

Cool-jams  Crunchy Asian Salad  


2 (3 ounce) packages chicken flavored ramen noodles

1/2 cup vegetable oil

1/2 cup white sugar

1/3 cup white wine vinegar

1 (16 ounce) package shredded coleslaw mix

1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained and sliced

1 (8 ounce) can water chestnuts

1 bunch green onions, chopped

1/2 cup sunflower seeds

1/2 cup cashews

DIRECTIONS: 1. Place noodles in a bowl of warm water and soak for 15 minutes or until soft. 2. Whisk together the oil, sugar, vinegar and seasoning packs. 3. Drain the noodles and combine in a large bowl with the coleslaw, oranges, water chestnuts, green onions and sunflower seeds. 4. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat evenly. Refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours. Add cashews before serving.