This oriental-flavored salad has great asian flavor thanks to mandarin oranges, ramen noodles and almonds.
Southern Living JULY 2002
Remove flavor packet from soup mix, and set aside. Crumble noodles.
Bake noodles in a shallow pan at 350° for 10 minutes or until toasted, stirring after 5 minutes. Remove from oven, and cool.
Cook sliced almonds and 3 tablespoons sugar in a small nonstick skillet over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, 5 to 6 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and almonds are evenly coated. Remove almond mixture from heat, and set aside.
Whisk together reserved flavor packet, remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, oil, and next 5 ingredients.
Toss together lettuces, celery, and onions in a bowl. Drizzle with dressing; toss. Add noodles, almond mixture, and oranges; toss. Serve immediately.
Prep: 25 min., Bake: 10 min., Cook: 6 min.
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