Strawberry Mandarin Oriental Salad Recipe
A fresh salad with an Asian-inspired dressing featuring peanut oil and red pepper sauce. Strawberries and mandarin oranges add sweet flavor, while ramen noodles provide a satisfying crunch.
  • Makes: 8-10 servings
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Easy

  • Nutrition Highlights: Just eight medium strawberries provide more than 150 percent of your daily value for the disease-fighting vitamin C.

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  • 1 package ramen noodles, any flavor
  • 3 cups iceberg lettuce, torn
  • 3 cups romaine lettuce, torn
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons green onion, chopped
  • 10 ounces mandarin oranges
  • 2 cups strawberries, sliced
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds or other nuts, toasted and chopped


  • ¼ cup peanut oil
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • pepper, to taste
  • red pepper sauce, to taste

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix together dressing ingredients. Chill until ready to serve.
  3. Crumble noodles into a small baking dish, reserving seasoning packet for another use.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool.
  5. Toss remaining ingredients in a salad bowl.
  6. Top with noodles, and drizzle with dressing just before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories – 81, Fat – 2.5g, Dietary Fiber – 2.6g, Protein – 2.3g, Vitamin A – 12%, Vitamin C – 65%.

**Nutrition information is calculated using an online calorie calculator. Variations may exist. Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.


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