Oriental Odyssey: Asian Noodle Salad Jar


Embark on a flavorful journey with our Oriental Odyssey Asian Noodle Salad Jar. This salad combines the exotic tastes of the East with the convenience of a mason jar. Layered with zesty noodles, crisp vegetables, and a tangy dressing, it's a perfect meal for those craving a fusion of flavors in a portable form.

Oriental Odyssey: Asian Noodle Salad Jar

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 25 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 5 minutes (for noodles)
  • Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4 Mason Jars
  • Serving Size: 1 Mason Jar (approximately 750ml)

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 320 kcal
  • Protein: 8g
  • Fat: 14g
  • Carbohydrates: 42g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sodium: 400mg


  • Thin rice noodles: 200g (7 oz)
  • Carrot, julienned: 1 medium (60g)
  • Red bell pepper, thinly sliced: 1 medium (150g)
  • Cucumber, julienned: 1 medium (150g)
  • Edamame, shelled and cooked: 1 cup (150g)
  • Purple cabbage, shredded: 1 cup (90g)
  • Green onions, chopped: 1/4 cup (25g)
  • Sesame seeds: 2 tablespoons (18g)
  • For the dressing:
    • Soy sauce: 3 tablespoons (45ml)
    • Rice vinegar: 2 tablespoons (30ml)
    • Sesame oil: 1 tablespoon (15ml)
    • Honey or maple syrup: 1 tablespoon (15ml)
    • Garlic, minced: 1 clove (5g)
    • Ginger, grated: 1 teaspoon (2g)

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Prepare Noodles: Cook rice noodles according to package instructions, rinse under cold water, and drain.
  2. Dressing: Whisk together soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, honey or maple syrup, garlic, and ginger.
  3. Layering the Salad: Pour an equal amount of dressing into each mason jar. Layer carrots, bell pepper, cucumber, edamame, and purple cabbage. Add cooked noodles on top. Sprinkle with green onions and sesame seeds.
  4. Seal and Store: Close the jars tightly and refrigerate.
  5. Ready to Serve: Shake the jar before eating or pour into a bowl to mix.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Noodle Prep: Make sure the noodles are cool before adding them to the jar.
  • Packing Order: Place heavier and moisture-resistant ingredients near the dressing.
  • Freshness: Pack the jars tightly to keep the salad fresh.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I add protein? 

Yes, add tofu, chicken, or shrimp for extra protein.

How long will it last? 

Properly refrigerated, it can last up to 3-4 days.

Can I use a different type of noodle? 

Absolutely, soba or udon noodles are great alternatives.

Unscrew your Oriental Odyssey Asian Noodle Salad Jar and let the aromas and colors whisk you away to a distant land. Each bite is a fusion of flavors, textures, and colors, not just nourishing your body but also delighting your senses. It's not just a meal; it's a journey in a jar!