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Crab Coleslaw Medley Recipe

Crab Coleslaw Medley Recipe

This salad gets its pleasant crunch from ramen noodles, almonds and sesame seeds. "It's my most asked-for recipe," says Edith frost from Mountain View, California. "An adaptable main dish, it works well with chicken or turkey, too."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 package (14 ounces) coleslaw mix
  • 6 cups torn romaine
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 package (8 ounces) imitation crabmeat, chopped
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (3 ounces) chicken ramen noodles
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the coleslaw mix, romaine, onion and crab. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the oil, vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper and contents of seasoning packet from noodles; shake well.
  • 2. Break noodles into small pieces. Sprinkle noodles, almonds and sesame seeds over salad; mix well. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup) equals 149 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 527 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.