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Sesame Ramen Salad

This spicy Asian sausage and noodle salad is equally good for lunch or a potluck. —Denese Johnson, Chico, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 packages (3 ounces each) shrimp ramen noodles
  • 6 cups hot water
  • 1 pound bulk spicy pork sausage
  • 3/4 cup Asian toasted sesame salad dressing
  • 3/4 cup sliced green onions (about 6 medium), divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 cups fresh snow peas, halved diagonally (about 8 ounces)
  • 1-1/2 cups julienned carrots
  • 4 tablespoons chopped dry roasted peanuts, divided

Directions

  • Break ramen noodles into quarters and place in a large bowl; reserve one seasoning packet. Cover noodles with hot water; let stand until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Drain noodles; rinse with cold water. Drain well and return to bowl.
  • In a large skillet, cook and crumble sausage over medium heat until no longer pink, 5-7 minutes. Drain on paper towels.
  • Mix salad dressing, 1/2 cup green onions, cilantro, lime zest, lime juice and contents of reserved seasoning packet; add to noodles. Toss with snow peas, carrots, 3 tablespoons peanuts and sausage. Sprinkle with the remaining green onions and peanuts.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 402 calories, 25g fat (8g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 972mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 12g protein.

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  • Bob
    Sep 15, 2019

    I have made this 4 times with different couples and everyone has asked for the recipe. For extra heat use hot Italian sausage.