Crunchy Japanese Ramen Noodle Coleslaw

Hello everyone,

As spring heats up we’re all feeling the urge to get out and fire up the grill. And what better to accompany whatever you may be throwing on said grill then coleslaw!

Ok, ok. I know coleslaw may seem anticlimactic for my first nice weather BBQ post of the year. But I kid you not, this recipe kicks some serious behind. I have found myself shovelling piles of this slaw onto my empty plate after I have finished all the grilled meat and sides, no exaggeration, going back for a third or even fourth helping. Somehow, a coleslaw binge doesn’t leave me feeling entirely guilty…

The key to this easy recipe are the noodles! Get yourself a pack of those inexpensive Japanese ramen noodles – crumble the noodles right into the salad before serving, and use the flavour pack in the dressing. Just genius!

Wishing you nice weather, stiff cocktails and tasty coleslaw to kick off BBQ season!

Bon appetit,


Click here for printable Word version of recipe:
Coleslaw – Japanese Noodle


Crunchy Japanese Noodle Coleslaw


1 small cabbage, finely shredded
6 green onions, chopped
½ cup slivered almonds
½ cup sunflower seeds

1 pkg. Mr. Noodles/Ichiban Noodles – your favourite ramen brand

1/4 cup olive oil
¼ cup white vinegar


  1. Add shredded cabbage and green onion into serving bowl.
  2. Make dressing: add ramen seasoning package into oil and vinegar.
  3. Right before serving, break noodles into bite-sized pieces, add noodles, seeds and nuts to salad. Add dressing and toss well.

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