Refreshing Cold Ramen Salad Recipe for the Health-Conscious


Ramen Salad Recipe

Ramen salad is a cold dish originating from the northern Japanese region, Hokkaido. A perfect dish for the summer, it combines salad and chilled ramen noodles together. This dish has more vegetables than ramen and is considered more of a salad dish than ramen. This dish is widely available in izakayas all over Hokkaido. 
 
Want to learn how to make this super easy cold ramen salad? Let’s get started!

Ingredients

  • 100g Ramen noodles* 
  • 30g Lettuce
  • 5 pieces mini tomatoes
  • 1 Boiled Egg
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 4 Baby Corns
  • 2 Strips Chicken Breast or other protein (Leave out for vegetarian option)
 
Sesame Dressing:
  • 2 TBSP Mayonnaise 
  • 2 TBSP Sesame Oil
  • 2 TBSP Ground Sesame seeds
  • 2 TBSP Soy sauce
  • 2 TBSP Sugar
  • 2 TBSP Vinegar
 

Directions: 

  1. Rip lettuce into bite-sizesPreparing and ripping apart lettuce for ramen salad
  2. Cut mini tomatoes into 4’sMini tomatoes cut for ramen salad
  3. Slice cucumbersSlicing cucumbers
  4. Boil chicken breast slices (TIP: Putting it into the microwave before boiling ensures that the inside of the chicken will be cooked thoroughly)Cooking Chicken Breast for Ramen Salad
  5. Shred chicken breast into strips by handShred chicken breast into strips by hand
  6. Boil egg and cut into 4’sCutting boiled egg
  7. Boil noodle according to package directionsPutting in boiled ramen noodlesBoiling ramen noodles
  8. Combine sesame dressing ingredients (Feel free to substitute this for ready-made or other types of dressing)Sesame dressing for ramen salad
  9. Place prepared lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, noodles, eggs and shredded chicken breast strips into a bowl. Drizzle dressing on top.  Completed ramen salad

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