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Oriental Cabbage Salad (Patty's Salad) - Flashback Friday

I'm featuring the original Patty's Oriental Salad on Flashback Friday 
but because I've tweaked the recipe I've renamed it "Oriental Cabbage Salad".
I found the original dressing very sweet so I reduced the sugar, and then added red peppers for colour.
My favourite thing about this salad is how browning the noodles, sesame seed and almonds in butter adds a wonderful buttery crunch to the crisp cababge!

  • 1 head Savoy Cabbage, shredded (using Savoy cabbage adds a crinkly appearance and texture)
  • 5 green onions chopped
  • 1 /2 large red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 packages oriental noodles broken apart into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 1 small package sliced or slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup butter (less works too)
  • 3 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • dash of salt
  1. Combine cabbage,  green onions and red peppers in a large bowl and set aside.
  2. Melt butter in pan. Break noodles up into small pieces and add with sesame seeds and almonds to pan. 
  3. Fry until nicely browned. Watch closely so it doesn't burn. Remove from pan to paper towel. Cool.
  4. Mix soy sauce, sugar and vinegars until well blended.
  5. Add vegetable oil and salt and mix well again.
  6. Just before serving, add noodle mixture to cabbage mixture and pour dressing over.
  7. Toss lightly and serve.


  1. I like the idea of toasting the noodles and almonds. Looks like my kind of crunchy salad! Thanks. Ann

  2. Are the Oriental noodles Ramen noodles? If so, does the seasoning pack get used?

  3. I made this today... It's to die for... Thanks Bev!


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