How to make Pioneer Woman ramen noodle salad?

The Pioneer Woman ramen noodle salad is one of the recommended lists for people who follow the Weight-Watcher diet. The salad in this recipe refers to the Western salad cuisines, while the ramen noodle parts are so Eastern. So, this Pioneer Woman ramen noodle salad recipe is where East and West meet.

The key ingredients of this recipe consist of almonds that we slice into pieces, julienne carrots, and (of course) the instant ramen noodles that add to the crunchy flavors. The dressings themselves are from a mixture of sesame oil, ginger, and honey.

The aftertaste results are sweet, spicy, and crunchy, but also not tongue-hurting. This article will guide you in making the recipe, starting from the ingredients:


For the salad bases:

  • Instant ramen noodles of any brands that have wide diameters for the noodle parts, 2 packages (remove the seasonings)
  • Almond, 1 cup, toast until some parts of color change, then slice into pieces
  • These whole ingredients, 2 cups respectively :
    – Sliced cabbages with green and purple colors
    – Julienne carrots
  • Chopped onions, ½ cup

For the dressings:

  • Sesame oil, 2 tablespoons
  • Garlic, 1 clove, minced into ¾ teaspoon
  • Honey and rice vinegar, ¼ medium cup respectively
  • Fresh ginger, minced into 1 tablespoon
  • Red ginger, minced into ½ tablespoon
  • Salt and ground pepper for taste

For the toppings:

  • Different types of proteins (chickens, tofu, shrimp, etc)
  • Mandarin oranges
  • Cilantro

Step by Step Instructions for making Pioneer Woman ramen noodle salad

Step 1

  • Mix the entire dressing ingredients in a bowl. Store the bowl overnight inside a refrigerator with plastics as the bowl’s cover.

Step 2

  • Boil the ramen noodles inside a cooking pot for around 5-10 minutes. Then, separate the water so we only use the noodle parts.

Step 3

  • Toast the ramen noodles inside a toaster until they feel crispy enough to taste.

Step 4

  • Bring the toasted ramen noodles that you’ve worked on in Step 2 and Step 3 and other salad base ingredients on a plate.

Step 5

  • Get the dressings out of the refrigerator. Then, serve the dressings on top of the finished salad bases.

Step 6

  • Mix the salad thoroughly.

Step 7

  • Your ramen noodle salad is ready to serve with some types of proteins, such as chicken wings, grilled chicken breasts, tofu, or shrimp. You can even add some Mandarin oranges and cilantro for taste.

In Conclusion

The Pioneer Woman ramen noodle salad recipe belongs to a nice side dish recipe that goes well with any type of protein and garnishes.

It is so versatile that we can make it vegan or vegetarian-friendly by only focusing on the vegetable toppings and replacing the ramen noodles with vegan ramen noodles that are equally delicious.

We can also serve the recipe as it is. However, we cannot replace the key ingredients for making this delicious ramen noodle salad recipe, which are the julienne carrots and almonds. For your information, almost all people who make this recipe opt for the Fisher almond brand.

Pioneer Woman Ramen Noodle Salad

  • Author : Sarah Hanna
  • Cuisine : American
  • Type : Salad
  • Difficulty : Easy
  • Prep Time : 18 minutes
  • Cooking Time : 8 Minutes
  • Total Time : 26 Minutes
  • Servings : 8
  • Calories : 454 kcal

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Categories: Salad

Sarah Hanna

The most important thing in life is to do good and right. So I try to be a good and righteous person.


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