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Zippy Chicken Coleslaw Recipe

Zippy Chicken Coleslaw Recipe

"The ramen noodles give this hearty salad a little crunch, but it's still just as good the next day when they've softened up," says Kathy Egan of Oceanside, California.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Cook: 10 min. YIELD:9 servings


  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 package (3 ounces) hot and spicy ramen noodles
  • 4 cups shredded cabbage
  • 2 cups broccoli coleslaw mix
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons water
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first eight ingredients; rub over both sides of chicken. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°. When chicken is cool enough to handle, shred with two forks; cool completely.
  • 2. Set aside seasoning packet from ramen noodles. Break noodles into small pieces; place in a large bowl. Add the cabbage, broccoli coleslaw, onions, sesame seeds, almonds and chicken.
  • 3. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients. Add the contents of seasoning packet; shake well. Pour over coleslaw; toss to coat. Yield: 9 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 132 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 405mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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sdipiazza User ID: 2106899 62586
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2014

"Followed the recipe to the time I might try chow mein noodles instead of ramen noodles."

himmom User ID: 1164902 134518
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2010

"My family often requests this. I've made it more times than I can count!"

cbergan User ID: 1967024 58748
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2010

"I have made this many times and also have left out the chicken. Everyone likes it, even my kids."

sally48ann User ID: 2779466 206159
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2010

"I have made this recipe many times and taken it to our weekly dinners at church. There is never any leftover. I sometimes make it without the chicken."

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