Are you tired of choosing between boring, labor-intensive meals or expensive takeout? These 29 quick and easy Asian dinners will change everything. From classic pork fried rice to crispy beef and shrimp yakisoba, they’re packed with flavor and simple enough to make on even the busiest of weeknights.
Kung Pao Chicken
This kung pao chicken is just like what you get at your favorite Chinese takeout restaurant. Tender bits of chicken, crunchy peanuts, a salty-sweet sauce, and a hit of spice all come together to make one delicious dish.
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Spicy Miso Ramen
Spicy Miso Ramen is rich and full of flavor. Top it with crunchy Chicken Karaage or Japanese Fried Chicken, sautéed kale, and a perfectly cooked soft-boiled ramen egg for a quick, belly-filling, soul-soothing meal.
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Crispy Chilli Beef is one of my favorite Chinese restaurant dishes—strips of tender beef are fried until crispy and then tossed in a sticky, sweet, spicy sauce. It’s easy to make at home, and no deep fryer is needed!
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Mongolian Chicken, like its sibling Mongolian Beef, is a restaurant favorite, and for good reason. Tender chicken pieces are fried to a golden-brown crisp and then tossed in a sweet-savory, gingery hoisin-based sauce studded with fresh green onions.
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Singapore Rice Noodles are delicious—seasoned with curry powder. and studded with sliced Char Siu or Chinese Roast Pork, prawns, julienned carrots, thinly sliced onions, and scrambled eggs.
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Pork Fried Rice
I love using leftover Char Siu (or any delicious pork) to make Pork Fried Rice! It’s a great way to use up leftover bits and turn them into a delicious meal in minutes.
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Beef Bulgogi Bowls
This Beef Bulgogi Bowl recipe makes a delicious one-bowl meal. It’s a super easy weeknight dinner, featuring marinated, thin slices of tender beef cooked on a barbecue, griddle, or skillet and served over a bed of rice.
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Veggie Pad Thai
This veggie Pad Thai is delicious and easy to make. Rice noodles are quickly stir-fried with classic Thai seasonings (including vegan fish sauce!), bean sprouts, and fried tofu.
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Thai Pumpkin Curry
This Thai Pumpkin Curry Soup is a delicious and satisfying meal that takes just 25 minutes to make. Thai curry paste and rich, creamy coconut milk add layers of flavor.
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Thai Turkey Meatballs
Thai Turkey Meatballs in Red Curry Sauce are super quick and easy to make. They’re baked in the oven, which is way easier than browning them in a skillet.They make a popular appetizer and are also great for dinner, served with the sauce over rice with some steamed or roasted veggies on the side.
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This tandoori chicken recipe is full of flavor, and easy, too! You can cook your tandoori chicken in the oven, on the grill, or even in your air fryer.
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Pad Kee Mao with Chicken
Drunken Noodles or Pad Kee Mao are great for late night munchies, a satisfying meal, or even as a hangover cure! Flat rice noodles are stir fried with a savory sauce, spicy chiles, Thai basil, vegetables, and chicken.
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Spicy Szechuan Shrimp is one of my favorite Chinese dishes to make at home. It’s easy to make and delicious. Hot bean paste, chili oil, and Szechuan peppercorns give it a kick!
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Thai Peanut Sauce Noodles
Thai Peanut Sauce Noodles is a dish I could eat every day and never get tired of it. It’s a quick, easy, delicious vegetarian meal with tons of spicy Thai flavor.
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Pancit Bihon is an irresistible Filipino recipe that’s easy to make and delivers traditional Filipino flavor. Perfectly chewy rice noodles are stir-fried with chicken and veggies, then seasoned with soy sauce, oyster sauce, and other seasonings. It’s quick to make and full of delicious flavor!
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Ramen Fried Chicken
Crispy Ramen Fried Chicken is double fried to crispy, crunchy perfection like classic Korean Fried Chicken, but with the extra crunch of noodles in the batter. Delicious!
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Chicken Hot and Sour Soup
Chicken Hot and Sour Soup starts with a rich, tangy, spicy broth. Then it’s filled with mushrooms, bamboo shoots, tender chicken, tofu, and ribbons of egg. It’s seriously nutritious and seriously delicious.
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Gochujang chicken is a delicious Korean recipe featuring the fermented red chile paste that is spicy and full of umami. This spicy Korean chicken recipe is easy to make either on the barbecue grill or in a grill pan on the stovetop.
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Thai Chicken Curry
This Thai Chicken Curry is so good! I love how easy it is to make and that you can use whatever veggies you have on hand! It’s so delicious and can be made either on the stovetop or in the Instant Pot.
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Everyone loves my Chicken Karaage. Golden brown, tender and juicy chicken pieces are full of flavor, and extra crispy on the outside.
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Beef Yakisoba combines tender beef, cabbage, shiitake mushrooms, onions, and scallions with chewy noodles and a savory-sweet yakisoba sauce. It’s a delicious meal that’s quick to make!
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Chicken Pakora—crunchy fried chicken pieces with ginger, garlic, ground chile, and chaat masala coated in a chickpea flour (besan) batter—are an easy appetizer and they’re so good!
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Dan Dan Noodles
These famously mouth-numbing Chinese noodles are utterly irresistible for spicy food lovers. The recipe is easy to make at home, too!
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Thai Chicken Satay
Thai Satay Chicken is loaded with authentic flavors like turmeric, lemongrass, chiles, and fish sauce. A rich and spicy Thai Peanut Sauce is perfect for dipping.
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Miso Glazed Salmon
Miso Glazed Salmon for Two is perfect for Valentine’s Day. It only has a few ingredients but is big on taste.
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Chicken Curry Laksa
Spicy chicken curry Laksa is the stuff dreams are made of. What’s more enticing than a steamy bowl of rich, spicy soup with layers of flavor, chunks of chicken, and tender rice noodles?
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Gochujang Noodles are so full of flavor, you won’t be able to stop eating them. Imagine chewy noodles bathed in a rich and creamy, spicy, savory sauce studded with tender greens and meaty sliced mushrooms.
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This Shrimp Yakisoba is flavorful and light, and cooks in minutes. The noodles are studded with plump shrimp and tender vegetables and tossed in a savory-sweet sauce. It’s an easy and delicious weeknight meal.
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Kerala Fish Curry
Kerala Fish Curry combines flaky fish with a flavorful sauce made from earthy and fiery spices and rich coconut milk.
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Chicken Kathi Rolls
Chicken kathi rolls are a popular Indian street food. Tender chicken thigh meat is marinated in yogurt and spices and then pan-seared, wrapped in soft roti and topped with savory chutney, seasoned red onions, and fresh herbs
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Sweet and Sour Tofu
Sweet and Sour Tofu perfectly balances sweet and savory flavors with crispy tofu. It’s a delicious vegetarian takeout classic that is easy to make at home. In just 30 minutes, you can have your favorite vegan Chinese takeout meal.
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