Need a quick & simple meal idea for hot summer nights? This Easy Asian Chop Salad has a ton of flavor, crunch and comes together with only 5 ingredients!

I don’t know about you, but when the work week starts getting busy I would do almost anything to avoid having to actually cook! I want foods that are fresh and easy and can come together in less than ten minutes. This yummy Asian chop salad is the perfect solution to my lazy cooking style. Not only is it absolutely delicious, it requires just five easy ingredients.

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Easy Asian Chop Salad | 5 Ingredients Recipe | Meatless Meals | Side Dishes Ideas | Snacks & Starters Tips | Delicious Chopped Asian Salad Recipe

Here is what you need:
 
1/2 head green cabbage
5 ounces matchstick carrots (about 1 1/2 cups)
1-2 packages Ramen noodles 
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
1 cup Asian dressing (more or less to taste)
 

Easy Asian Chop Salad | 5 Ingredients Recipe | Meatless Meals | Side Dishes Ideas | Snacks & Starters Tips | Delicious Chopped Asian Salad Recipe

Step 1: Remove core from cabbage; chop cabbage into small pieces.

Easy Asian Chop Salad | 5 Ingredients Recipe | Meatless Meals | Side Dishes Ideas | Snacks & Starters Tips | Delicious Chopped Asian Salad Recipe

Step 2: Place cabbage in large bowl; add matchstick carrots and mix well.

Easy Asian Chop Salad | 5 Ingredients Recipe | Meatless Meals | Side Dishes Ideas | Snacks & Starters Tips | Delicious Chopped Asian Salad Recipe

Step 3: Crush Ramen noodles with rolling pin or other heavy object; open package, remove seasoning mix, and add to cabbage mixture. Mix well.

Easy Asian Chop Salad | 5 Ingredients Recipe | Meatless Meals | Side Dishes Ideas | Snacks & Starters Tips | Delicious Chopped Asian Salad Recipe

Step 4: (optional) Toast sesame seeds for 1 minute in small pan over medium heat. Add seeds to cabbage mixture.

Easy Asian Chop Salad | 5 Ingredients Recipe | Meatless Meals | Side Dishes Ideas | Snacks & Starters Tips | Delicious Chopped Asian Salad Recipe

Step 5:  Add salad dressing; toss well. Chill salad for at least 30 minutes or up to 2 hours, then serve.

Need a quick & simple meal idea for hot summer nights? This Easy Asian Chop Salad has a ton of flavor, crunch and comes together with only 5 ingredients!

Easy Asian Chop Salad

Need a quick & simple meal idea for busy week nights? This Easy Asian Chop Salad has a ton of flavor, crunch and comes together with only 5 ingredients!

Course Salad
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 head green cabbage
  • 5 oz matchstick carrots (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1-2 packages Ramen noodles
  • 1 TBSP sesame seeds
  • 1 cup Asian dressing (more or less to taste)

Instructions

  1. Remove core from cabbage; chop cabbage into small pieces.

  2. Place cabbage in large bowl; add matchstick carrots and mix well.

  3. Crush Ramen noodles with rolling pin or other heavy object; open package, remove seasoning mix, and add to cabbage mixture. Mix well.

  4. Toast sesame seeds for 1 minute in small pan over medium heat. Add seeds to cabbage mixture. (optional)

  5. Add salad dressing; toss well. Refrigerate salad for 2 hours, then serve.

Need a quick & simple meal idea for hot summer nights? This Easy Asian Chop Salad has a ton of flavor, crunch and comes together with only 5 ingredients!