Talley Farms Fresh Harvest

Salads

Napa Cabbage Chinese Salad, Sarah's *

This is a salad that is served at a majority of Talley events.

Ingredients

  •  Salad:

  • 1 head napa cabbage, sliced
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped
  • Shredded carrots (optional)
  • ¾ lb. fresh, shelled English Peas (optional)
  • ¾ lb. snap peas (optional)
  • Sliced purple radishes (optional)
  • ¼ cup or more chopped cilantro
  • 2 packs Top Ramen Noddles (seasoning packets reserved) uncooked OR 1-2 packs oriental noodles, uncooked (like Philippine-style but any kind will do)
  • 1 packet Top Ramen seasoning packet OR 1 teaspoon “Better Than Bouillon” seasoning, any flavor
  • Dressing:
  • 1 cup vegetable oil (not olive oil)
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 packet Top Ramen seasoning packet OR 1 teaspoon “Better Than Bouillon” seasoning, any flavor
  • 1 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Directions

  1.  Whisk dressing ingredients and pour over salad at least ½ hour before serving.
  2. Pour slivered almonds on top. Refrigerate.
* Wine Pairing:  I love off-dry Riesling with the Asian influenced flavors of this dish......Brian Talley
 
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