From sweet to savory, Asian-inspired recipes are packed with flavor and creativity. Asian cuisine is known for its bold flavors, vibrant colors, and unique ingredients. From stir-fries and curries to dumplings and sushi, there are so many ways to enjoy Asian-inspired meals. Whether you’re a spicy dish fan or prefer something milder, there are countless recipes to explore. If you’re a fan of bold and exciting flavors, these Asian recipes are the way to go.
Black Pepper Chicken
Make restaurant-style black pepper chicken at home in just 30 minutes with this delicious copycat Panda Express recipe. Satisfy your Asian food cravings with this easy and flavorful stir-fry.
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Tasty Tangerine Chicken Stir Fry
This tangerine chicken stir fry pairs juicy, succulent chicken breast with a sweet, delicious Asian tangerine sauce. It’s a little spicy, a little sweet and a little savoury, for the perfect flavour balance.
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Cashew Chicken with Snap Peas
This slow cooker cashew chicken with snap peas is a delicious fusion of sweet and spicy flavors, intensified by the use of a crockpot. While many Chinese chicken recipes involve stir-frying, this one is easy to prepare and perfect for those who love slow cooker meals.
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General Tso Shrimp Stir Fry
General Tso shrimp is an easy Chinese shrimp dish which you can rustle up in less than 30 minutes. It offers sweet, tangy and savoury flavours, along with a hint of spice.
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Spicy Gochujang Chicken Stir Fry
Gochujang chicken is sweet, spicy and very savoury. It’s a typical Korean inspired stir fry which looks so appetizing served in butter lettuce leaves with rice and Korean garnishes.
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Yummy Pork Egg Roll in a Bowl – 15 Minute Meal
A quick egg roll recipe is great for making a side dish but pork egg roll in a bowl is a complete meal by itself. You won’t believe how quick and easy this is.
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Salt & Pepper Pork Chop Bites
Rather than ordering salt and pepper pork chop bites from the local Chinese takeout, why not make your own gluten free pork chop recipe instead? The Asian salt and pepper seasoning adds so much flavour and you can make this dish as spicy as you dare!
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Potstickers – Pork Dumplings with Sesame Sauce
Potstickers are such a wonderful treat! These bite-sized pork dumplings are simple to prepare, and they come with a delicious sesame dipping sauce.
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Crab Cake Egg Rolls
Prepare an amazing appetizer with these air fryer crab cake egg rolls that are easy to make and bursting with flavors of Old Bay, lemon, and sriracha. Dip them in the fire sauce for an extra kick and enjoy the perfectly crispy texture achieved by air frying.
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Sesame Avocado Asian Chicken Salad
Asian chicken salad with honey ginger dressing is can be made anytime throughout the year. Cabbage chicken salad is not only really tasty, but it’s also easy to throw together. If you are looking for a cabbage salad recipe, you need to try this!
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Slow Cooker Miso Ramen Soup with Tofu
Tasty, warming, and bursting with hearty Asian flavors, slow cooker miso ramen soup is a simple dish to prepare. This crock pot ramen soup pairs tofu as the protein with a range of fresh veggies like celery, carrot, bok choy, and mushrooms. You will love this easy slow cooker ramen soup with tofu recipe.
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Red Curry Thai Coconut Chicken Soup
What’s your favorite thing to order at a Thai restaurant? This Thai coconut chicken soup with sweet potatoes and peppers is a keeper! It’s a satisfying soup with red curry, sweet potatoes, chicken, garlic, and lots more.
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Teriyaki Flank Steak With Veggies
Teriyaki flank steak boasts sweet, spicy and savoury flavours in every mouthful. Some of the ingredients in the sauce help tenderize the meat. This means you can expect the flank steak on a cast iron skillet to come out juicy and delicious.
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Shrimp Spring Rolls With Spicy Garlic Sauce
These fresh Vietnamese spring rolls with spicy garlic sauce are fun to make, and they’re a great appetizer or a summer lunch. If you are looking for a dipping sauce for spring rolls, this spicy garlic is TASTY. They are bursting with fresh ingredients like shrimp, lettuce, bell pepper, herbs and more.
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Beef Yaki Udon Noodle Stir Fry
Beef yaki udon is a tasty noodle stir fry which you can make in less than 30 minutes. Try this easy udon recipe if you’re looking for a simple Japanese dish to make with beef and noodles. You can make the entire thing in one wok and since it has meat, vegetables and noodles, you don’t even need to come up with side dishes.
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Easy Teriyaki Salmon Recipe
This easy Teriyaki Salmon recipe is flavorful, tender, and absolutely delicious. The 5-ingredient homemade teriyaki sauce makes this easy meal a family favorite and the whole dish comes together in under 45 minutes. Pair it with your favorite side for a hearty meal the whole family will love.
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Instant Pot Chicken Stir Fry (Using Frozen Vegetables)
Weeknight shortcuts are the best! Try this Instant Pot Chicken Stir Fry using frozen vegetables for a quick one-pot wonder dinner the whole family will love. Easily made in under 30 minutes.
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Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli
Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli is loaded with tender beef and a sauce that is full of flavor. That savory sauce is insanely delicious. Make it super easy in the Instant Pot.
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Thai Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps
These Thai Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps are packed with flavor and nutrition. It’s an easy meal made in under 30 minutes with mostly pantry staples and a few fresh ingredients like ground chicken and fresh basil. Top with your favorite Asian-inspired spices, and you have a delicious meal the whole family will love.
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Easy Asian Sweet Chili Chicken Meatballs
Eating wholesome food does not mean you have to give up Chinese food, or meatballs! With this recipe for sweet chili chicken meatballs you can still enjoy both!
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Slow Cooker Asian Beef And Ramen Bowls
These Slow Cooker Asian Beef and Ramen Bowls are light yet filling. The noodles, paired with crunchy cabbage, slow-cooked beef, veggies, and a rich beefy broth, made for the perfect dinner!
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Sweet And Sour Pork Recipe (咕噜肉)
A traditional Chinese sweet and sour pork recipe made with crispy pork, pineapple, peppers, and onions tossed in a sticky and sweet and sour sauce – better than takeout! Sweet and sour pork doesn’t need an introduction. It’s an internationally famous dish, and most cultures have a different spin on it, which I think is absolutely fantastic!
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Asian Grilled Shrimp
If you’re a seafood fan, you’ll appreciate this tender and succulent Spicy, Buttery Asian Grilled Shrimp. It’s a 15-Minute type of meal that’s quick to make and even quicker to disappear.
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Asian Chili Garlic Prawns With Snow Peas
A quick and easy 15-minute spicy garlic shrimp recipe made with shrimp, garlic, snow peas, and a sweet and spicy sauce. It’s spicy and sweet and it’s crunchy from the quick saute snow peas.
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Asian Pork Chops
Asian pork chops are a delicious and flavorful dish that is easy to prepare. This recipe combines sweet and savory flavors to create a meal that is sure to impress. The pork chops are marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, and sesame oil, which infuses them with a rich flavor.
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Sushi Bake Cups
These salmon sushi bake cups are a bite-sized take on the viral sushi bake trend. The viral trend is made from nori sheets shaped into cups and filled with salmon and sushi rice. They’re incredibly easy to make and ready in just 35 minutes!
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Kani Salad Recipe (Japanese Crab Salad)
Kani salad is a Japanese crab salad that’s also known as kanikama salad or surimi salad. This recipe is made with shredded crab sticks, cucumbers, and a creamy sesame mayonnaise dressing.
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Chinese Scrambled Eggs And Shrimp
At its core, Cantonese shrimp and egg stir fry is scrambled eggs with shrimp in them. It is a very simple, classic Chinese dish that most Chinese families serve at home with plain white rice and is considered an easy-to-make comfort food.
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Spicy Thai Green Curry Soup With Lentils
If you love green curry, then you’ve gotta try this spicy Thai green curry soup option. Loaded with plant-based protein, this wholesome soup is ready in less than 40 minutes.
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Sheet Pan Pineapple Fried Rice
Crisp rice, salty soy sauce, zesty garlic and the surprise sweetness or pineapple make this fried rice absolutely perfect! This sheet pan pineapple fried rice is a fuss-free way to use up leftover jasmine rice, with no fuss or supervision. Throw all the ingredients onto a sheet pan, and you’ve got easy, and classic fried rice.
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Mushroom Wonton Soup
This mushroom wonton soup features homemade wontons with mushrooms and tofu served in a rich mushroom broth. The greatest part about this recipe is that it’s not terribly difficult to create. Yes, you’re making homemade wontons so some time is involved, but it’s easier than it looks.
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Tofu Pad Thai
This Pad Thai dish combines the essence of Thai cuisine with plant-based goodness. This vibrant and satisfying recipe features tender rice noodles, crispy tofu, and a colorful array of fresh vegetables, all tossed in a luscious peanut sauce.
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Pad Woon Sen (Thai Glass Noodles Stir Fry)
This is a classic Pad Woon Sen recipe turned completely meatless. Silky Thai glass noodles in a sweet and salty sauce are stir-fried with carrots, cabbage, tomato, onion, and mung bean sprouts. For added protein, this recipe calls for tofu scramble and marinated oyster mushrooms. It is a phenomenal, flavorful, and delicious glass noodle stir-fry recipe.
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Sweet And Sour Tofu
Make this sweet and sour tofu recipe in under 30 minutes! Crispy tofu and a sticky sweet & sour sauce mimic the classic Chinese takeout dish in this plant-based meal.
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