Japanese Salad

1 small or ½ lg. green cabbage
½ c. sunflower seeds
1 pkg. Oriental noodles
1 c. cooked shrimp or chicken
2 c. bean sprouts
¼ c. oil
1 cup sliced mushrooms
8 tbsp. sugar
1 medium onion
¼ c. soy sauce
1 c. slivered almonds
¼ – ½ c. vinegar

1. Roast almonds for 5 minutes at 350F

2. Boil noodles for 5 minutes, drain and set aside

3. Shred cabbage into large bowl, add beansprouts, mushrooms, diced onion, and meat.

4.In separate bowl combine oil, sugar, soy sauce and vinegar. Pour dressing over cabbage mixture and mix well. Cool before serving.

Note: I have found that chow mein noodles work well too and I don’t bother cooking them.