10 Easy & Healthy Asian Recipes in 20 Minutes

Looking for easy Asian recipes that are quick and taste absolutely delicious? Well, you’ve come to the right place.  We have put together some of our top healthy, quick Asian recipes that you can make in the comfort of your own kitchen.  No takeout is needed here!

From seared salmon and Japanese curry to steamed fish and juicy hamburger steak, we have plenty of Asian dinner ideas here for you to choose from.

All recipes come with step-by-step directions and if you’re familiar with Asian cuisine, you should already have most ingredients in your pantry.  Follow along to cook some of your Asian flavors!

What is a typical Asian dinner?

A typical Asian dinner usually consists of a few main protein dishes, some side dishes such as vegetables or a veggie stir-fry, and carbs such as noodles, fried rice, or white rice.  There’s also usually a soup or noodle soup of some sort.

What is Asian style food?

Asian style food can come from all different types of Asian cuisines such as Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Vietnamese, and Thai food just to name a few.  Most cultures usually have those few ingredients or spices that is signatory to their cuisine and gives people that familiar flavor.

How to make easy Asian food?

With the right ingredients, making Asian food is very simple.  Also since most recipes are cooked up quickly such as stir frying, you can quickly and easily cook up an Asian feast using the recipes below.

Japanese Ground Chicken Bowl Soboro Don

Japanese ground chicken rice bowl topped with green onions and egg served in a white bowl with a wooden spoon.

This easy to make healthy Japanese ground chicken bowl, also known as Soboro Don, is made with sautéed ground chicken, scrambled eggs and chopped green onions on top of a bed of cauliflower rice. Bursting with umami flavor, it’s the perfect Japanese comfort food without the carbs! > Take Me to the Recipe

Japanese Curry

Japanese curry served over a bed of rice in a white plate, top down shot.

Rich and savory Japanese curry with tender pieces of chicken served over your rice of choice. This curry recipe is easy to make and perfect for any day of the week! > Take Me to the Recipe

Easy Hainan Chicken

Steamed chicken thigh served with hainan chicken dipping sauce on a white plate.

This Hainan chicken recipe is a simplified version of the popular dish seen throughout Southeast Asia consisting of steamed or poached chicken along with a ginger dipping oil that compliments it perfectly. If you’re looking for the same great taste in a simplified version, this recipe is it! > Take Me to the Recipe

Japanese Style Seared Salmon

Japanese style seared salmon topped with chopped green onions and garlic butter Japanese yuzu sauce served on a wooden plank.

A pan seared salmon recipe that’s crispy on the outside and flakey and moist on the inside then finished with a Japanese yuzu garlic butter sauce that’s impossible to resist! Cooked to perfection and ready in under 12 minutes! > Take Me to the Recipe

Japanese Wafu Hamburger Steak

Japanese wafu hamburger steak served on a teppan.

This soft and juicy Japanese hamburger steak topped with a sweet and tangy Japanese wafu sauce made with ponzu, onions, garlic and sweetener is what dinner dreams are made of! > Take Me to the Recipe

Japanese Meatball Dango Soup

Japanese meatball dango soup served in a wooden bowl with a wooden spoon, top down shot.

This Asian meatball soup, known as Japanese Dango soup, is filled with juicy Japanese meatballs in a clear and flavorful broth. An Asian soup with meatballs that will warm your soul and leave you full and satisfied during the winter months! > Take Me to the Recipe

Japanese Beef Udon

Beef udon being picked up with a pair of chopsticks.

Japanese beef udon is a comforting bowl of noodle soup with tender sliced beef and a savory broth full of umami. This delicious recipe is an authentic beef udon recipe with the option of making it healthier using low cab Asian noodles. > Take Me to the Recipe

Japanese Sliced Beef Stew Nikujaga

Japanese style sliced beef stew nikujaga served in a bowl topped with fresh green onions and red pepper being picked up with a pair of chopsticks.

As we mentioned back on our Crab Rangoon recipe post and our Facebook group page, we love getting recipe request from our visitors. It really helps us understand what people are looking for and what kinds of dishes our visitors are interested in . This Japanese Sliced Beef Stew Nikujaga recipe is exactly because of that! > Take Me to the Recipe

Asian Garlic Pork Chops

Pan fried Asian style garlic pork chops topped with green onions served on a wooden plank with garlic soy sauce being poured over.

The best pan-fried Asian pork chop recipe! Tender juicy pork chops cooked to perfection, then topped with garlicky butter soy sauce that’s both savory and sweet. > Take Me to the Recipe

Chinese Style Steamed Fish Fillet

Chinese style steamed fish fillets topped with green onions and sliced ginger being picked up with a pair of chopsticks.

Make these delicious restaurant style Chinese steamed fish fillets seasoned with soy sauce, ginger and green onions. A tasty dish you can make in the comfort of your own kitchen with just a few ingredients. > Take Me to the Recipe

Hope you enjoy of these 10 Quick Asian Recipes in 20 Minutes!

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  1. Sheila K.

    Oh MY, it looks great! Can’t wait to cook em this Sunday!

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