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Asian Ramen Noodle Salad {Cabbage Slaw}

Asian Cabbage Slaw makes the perfect light and refreshing salad. Best of all, it's so easy to make with shredded cabbage mixed with rice vinegar, lime juice and herbs. You can make this a complete meal by tossing in any protein of your choice.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine Asian, Japanese
Keyword asian cole slaw recipe, asian salad, asian side side
Prep Time 15 minutes
Chill Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 197 kcal


  • 1/2 head of cabbage about 1/2 pound, shredded finely or a bag of coleslaw mix
  • 1/4 cup red cabbage finely shredded
  • 1 large carrot peeled and finely shredded
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro or mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 mango sliced thinly
  • 1 cucumber peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 shallot or small red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup toasted nuts (almonds or peanuts) thinly sliced or chopped
  • 1/2 package of crunchy ramen noodles broken into smaller pieces (seasoning packet discarded)
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds optional for topping
  • 3/4 pound leftover cooked turkey, shredded


  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 Tablespoon fresh ginger minced
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey or sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce tamari or fish sauce
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • **1 Thai chili seeded and finely chopped or 1 Tablespoon of garlic chili sauce (sambal oelek) - optional and can be omitted if serving to those that are sensitive to spicy foods


  1. Whisk all the ingredients for the dressing together into a medium bowl.
  2. Combine all the chopped vegetables together in a large bowl or container.
  3. Pour dressing over salad and mix well to cover. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 3 days for the flavors to meld together.[
  4. Add turkey, chopped nuts, and ramen noodles tossing well to combine. Adjust seasoning to taste.
  5. Top with some toasted sesame seeds.
Nutrition Facts
Asian Ramen Noodle Salad {Cabbage Slaw}
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 197 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Sodium 316mg13%
Potassium 397mg11%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 2875IU58%
Vitamin C 43.1mg52%
Calcium 72mg7%
Iron 1mg6%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.