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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Cooking Thursday

Here's a recipe I make frequently for potlucks. It's one my mom got from a friend she used to work with, so I've probably had it for over 15 years. It's perfect for potlucks because it needs to be made ahead of time, it makes a big bowl full, it's easy and it's so good! I've shared this recipe with people many times!


Japanese Chicken Salad
1 cup slivered almonds
2 cups cooked, cubed chicken
3 ounces Ramen noodles, chicken flavor (keep flavor packet for sauce)
2 chopped green onion
1 bag coleslaw mix
Put almonds in single layer on cookie sheet. Toast at 350 degrees for about 7 minutes or until lightly browned. Set aside and cool.
Put chicken in large bowl. Stir in coleslaw mix, crumbled noodles and onions.

Dressing
1 pkg noodle seasoning
1/2 cup oil
3 tablespoons vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon Accent
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Combine all ingredients and pour over chicken and cabbage mix. Stir together to mix. Place in refrigerator overnight. Just before serving, sprinkle with almonds.

22 comments:

Mildred said...

Sounds very tasty. I've not had anything similar to this and will be interested to try it. Thanks so much. Have a restful evening.

Michelle said...

I have a friend at work who makes this for us. An excellent recipe and always delicious!

Renee said...

This looks delicious. I can't wait to make it!!

Simply Linda said...

Anything with Ramen Noodles, I'm in, giggles. Have a lovely day, Mari. Blessings

Terri D said...

I have made a variation of this, and it is always gone! Very good. Your dressing sounds different from mine, so will try this one next time! Thanks!

Heather said...

I love this recipe. It is always a good one!

Arlene said...

Mari, this is one of my favorite recipes. We call it Different Slaw! If I am going to a big pot luck, this is one dish that I take along as it feeds so many and it needs to be eaten when fresh. ( I never have to worry about left overs as it the bowl is always empty!!).

Karen said...

My stepmom makes this for our family gatherings. It's always requested and a real crowd pleaser.

Sola Scriptura said...

Oh that sounds delicious. I need to make this! Thanks for the recipe.

Sally said...

Oh, I know that's got to be good! :)

xoxo

Carrie B. said...

I've never actually made this, but have had a dish like it many times and it's always so good!! Thanks for sharing the recipe. ;)
xo

Vicki said...

I don't think I've ever heard of Japanese Chicken Salad, but it sounds really good so I'm adding it to my grocery list.

White Lace and Promises said...

Send this to my email. It's the only way I can keep up with your delish dishes!

Judy said...

Looks like a yummy salad. I need to bring one to a retreat and this just might be the one.

Connie said...

Looks delicious.

Laura said...

I make this all the time too when I need to bring a dish. Or for showers and parties. Everyone always loves it!

Kerin said...

Well, what do you know?! I've had this dish at a potluck, but I've personally never made it.
Thanks for sharing the recipe with us.

Have a happy day!

~K.

Kerin said...

Well, what do you know?! I've had this dish at a potluck, but I've personally never made it.
Thanks for sharing the recipe with us.

Have a happy day!

~K.

Betsy Brock said...

I haven't had this in ages! In fact, I had forgotten about it! It is good...very unique and tasty!

Amy at love made my home said...

Sounds as though it has great crunch! xx

Cherdecor said...

That is a very interesting mixture. Sounds delish!

Kelly-Anne said...

Hmmm...Mari, this salad looks absolutely delicious! I just love salad...especially in summer:)
Have a wonderful Friday further...sending you much love!
Kelly-Anne