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Chicken Salad with Ramen Noodles

Chicken Salad with Ramen Noodles

71 Ratings
71 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 8 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Use up a large head of cabbage from the farmers' market or grocery store with this recipe. The bell pepper and green onions bring a variety of flavors while the chicken and peanuts add protein.

Ingredients

  • 1 package Ramen noodles (any flavor)
  • 16 cups cabbage (shredded or cabbage salad mix)
  • 1/4 cup scallions (minced)
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper (red or green)
  • 2 chicken breast (cooked, and chilled, cut into cubes)
  • 1/2 cup peanuts (dry roasted, unsalted)
Salad Dressing:
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup vinegar (rice or white wine)
  • 1 teaspoon Ramen noodle flavor packet

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Rinse coleslaw and drain, set aside.
  3. Break up noodles. Set aside.
  4. In a small bowl make dressing with sugar, vinegar, olive oil and flavor packet. Stir well.
  5. In a large bowl, add peppers, scallions, unsalted peanuts and other vegetables if you like. Add cooked chicken and coleslaw.
  6. Pour on the dressing and combine. Sprinkle noodles on top.
  7. Serve cold.

Notes

Learn more about:
- Cabbage
- Bell Peppers

Source:

Connecticut Food Policy Council, Farm Fresh Summertime Recipes

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup (125g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 186
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 21 mg
Sodium 324 mg
Carbohydrates 17 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 12 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 70 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 425 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 186
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 21 mg
Carbohydrates 17 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 12 g
Minerals
Calcium 70 mg
Potassium 425 mg
Sodium 324 mg
Copper 124 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 44 mg
Phosphorus 133 mg
Selenium 10 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 12 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.4 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mg
Vitamin C 59 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 115 mcg
Folate 89 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 4 mg
Choline 38 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 3/4 cups
Grains 1/2 ounces
Protein Foods 1 1/2 ounces

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I suggest using this recipe to make lettuce wraps, add some water chestnuts maybe some fresh ginger.
07/12/14
There's just a problem with the way the recipe is written. In the directions it states to break up the ramen noodles and set them aside but it never says what we're supposed to do with them. Obviously you add them in but it doesn't say that anywhere.
05/19/11
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