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Lap Salad

Lap Salad


"An overnight salad using ramen noodles, cabbage, chicken, almonds, and green onions. This is GREAT -- one of my husband's favorites and it serves a ton of people. Try substituting cashews for almonds and a dash of sesame oil for sesame seeds."
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20 m servings 185 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 185 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 15.5 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.4g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 6.5 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 48 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Combine chicken, nuts, onion, sugar, sesame seeds, noodles and their flavor packet and cabbage in large bowl. In small bowl combine oil, salt, pepper and vinegar. Pour oil mixture over noodle mixture. Let stand overnight in refrigerator and serve.

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  1. 96 Ratings

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THIS SALAD IS AWESOME!! I like the noodles crunchy, so I add them about 1-2 hours before serving. Using the prepared (already shredded tri color) cabbage bags from the grocer makes this a bree...

Most helpful critical review

Used this to use up a bunch of cabbage from my csa. Took it to a potluck...I wasn't that crazy about it, but it got eaten, so someone liked it. I added a couple of carrots to the cabbage.

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THIS SALAD IS AWESOME!! I like the noodles crunchy, so I add them about 1-2 hours before serving. Using the prepared (already shredded tri color) cabbage bags from the grocer makes this a bree...

This was very good. I used about half the amount of vinegar called for, and we thought that was enough. I used sesame oil and added some diced celery. I'll make this one again!

This is such a great salad, amazing how just a few simple ingredients can be so flavorful. For those on a tight budget like myself, its just as good without the chicken. Also, if you have rice w...

5 + stars. This salad is wonderful,used cole slaw mix instead of cabbage, and cut the recipe way down becouse it is just my husband and me. Also mixed all the seasoning together first then poure...

If you like coleslaw, you'll LOVE this salad. I you don't like coleslaw (like me, because of the soupy mayonaisse), you'll LOVE this salad. Definitely a great dish to prepare in advance to cut...

Very good salad. I made the oil in the recipe 1/2 sesame and 1/2 vegetable oil. I also added 2 shredded carrots. When I was making the dressing I added one minced garlic clove to the dressing ...

This was a tasty, and easy-to-make recipe. I wish I had added a little red cabbage though for color's sake. I like that it is oil, and not mayonaise, based. Tastes good and has good texture, ...

Great recipe. Make sure to season the chicken well (I cook in sesame oil)it has an influence on the overall taste. I also substitute rice vinegar and sesame oil for original ingredients in the r...

i love this recipe. i change it to fit whatever ingredients i have on hand. sometimes no nuts, sometimes regular onion instead of green onion. last time i marinated the chicken breasts with th...

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