The 50 BEST Asian Recipes – GypsyPlate

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How many of you crave Asian flavors from time to time? Looking for that takeaway menu? Maybe not anymore. All of the following Asian recipes take very little time to make in your own kitchen and definitely taste much better than a takeaway restaurant.

Asia is a huge continent, and the flavors are huge and powerful. This list features EVERYTHING from Chinese to Thai, Filipino to Korean, Vietnamese to Japanese to Indian, and a few more…

Try some of their classic favorites and some new Asian flavors. Salty, sweet, sour, umami… This amazing list of Asian recipes is going to be one of your favorite places to come back again and again. From appetizers to noodles, soups to main courses, desserts and some of the bases of this great cuisine. It’s all yours to explore. Have fun…

1. Panda Express Beijing Beef

This Beijing beef is based on the popular Panda Express dish. Crispy strips of beef with onion and red pepper in a spicy and sweet sticky sauce with just a touch of heat.

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2. Thai Green


Thai Curry… Probably the first choice to order in any Thai restaurant. Learn how to make this quick and easy curry right in your kitchen. It comes out beautifully fragrant with big, bold flavors you crave.

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3. Katsudon (

pork chop rice bowl)

Katsudon is a popular Japanese rice bowl with a fried pork chop that is simmered with eggs and onions in a tasty sauce


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Thai chicken with cashew

Give a new twist to your stir-fry night with this Thai chicken with cashews. It’s an easy dish that’s full of layers of flavor and texture.

Just a little chopping, mixing a sauce and a quick stir-fry is all the effort needed to put this tasty and nutritious dinner on the table.

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5. The BEST

meat in Mongolia This

Mongolian meat melts in the mouth tender strips of meat sautéed in a silky velvety sauce. You can cook this in less time than a trip to the takeaway place! And it tastes much better!

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6. Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)

Are you looking for a really fast meal that’s really tasty? This chicken with Thai basil (or Pad Krapow Gai) is not only full of flavor, but you can also prepare it in 15 minutes or less. This might be your easiest recipe yet! Coming from the streets of Bangkok to his kitchen.

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Hunan Shrimp

These fiery Hunan shrimp are super fast and super tasty. Don’t worry, you can always adjust the heat level if you don’t like too many spices. Its general flavors are lips.

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8. This

Korean bowl of ground beef has the perfect combination of sweet, savory, umami and just a hint of spicy. Try it when you crave some Asian flavors, or just need something super fast!

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9. Kung

Pao Chicken

Kung Pao Chicken – it’s salty, it’s sweet, it’s spicy, and those dried chili peppers give it a little kick! Another restaurant impersonator… just a little better. Perfect weekday meal!

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10. Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce

Make these lettuce wraps quick and easy the next time you have an Asian-themed meeting or are just looking for a quick meal. Inspired by P.F Chang, it is the ultimate in Asian flavors.

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11. Vietnamese chicken salad (Gỏi Gà Bắp Cải)

This is not your usual chicken salad. It’s almost like a shredded salad, but with an incredibly tasty dressing and the goodness of chicken. Look at the colors and textures and you’ll guess all the jam-packed flavors in this salad mound Get


12. Pork Stear Fry (How Pork Velvet


This easy pork stir-fry is prepared in no time. Loaded with fresh vegetables and tender pork, it’s a perfect idea for weekday dinner! It’s quick to make and again much better than takeaway!

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13. This

classic Asian recipe can be made in 25 minutes with pineapple, pepper and the most delicious sweet and spicy sauce. Serve along with hot white rice or noodles.

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Sesame Chicken Bowls Sesame chicken topped with delicious sauce occurs with just a few ingredients. Accompany it with a bowl of jasmine rice and everything ready for the night.

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15. Japanese

teriyaki chicken bowl

This teriyaki chicken bowl is absolutely Irresist-A-Bowl! Tender and juicy chicken, gleaming in tasty sauce, along with Asian coleslaw salad and creamy avocado. All on top of a bed of hot rice. Yum!

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16. Filipino

Pork Menudo

Make a large pot of the most delicious, melt in your mouth pork stew. This Filipino Pork Menudo is full of soul-satisfying flavors with tons of vegetables!

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17. Bò Lúc Lắc (Vietnamese agitating meat)

Let’s shake up your night with our Bo Luc Lac! Yes, it’s in the name. This popular Vietnamese beef is a much-loved stir-fry dish that comes sizzling at the table.

Bo Luc Lac could be your salad appetizer on a bed of lettuce or watercress with fresh tomatoes and cucumber, or it could be a full meal with your favorite red tomato rice and fried eggs


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18. Roasted Filipino Chicken (Kapampangan Style)

This is a great chicken dish, but very simple, in Filipino cuisine. There are so many flavors happening at the same time. It is a brilliant combination of acid, sweet, sour and salty.

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General Tso’s Chicken

General Tso’s Chicken is a favorite of Chinese restaurants. Skip the takeaway, homemade is much better!

This easy recipe lightens, doesn’t require frying, but still has those same amazing flavors you love.

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20. Chili


If you look around, chili oil seems to be the latest fad out there… From dumplings to chow mein and everything in between, your food soars with a delicious and addictive, aromatic and appetizing, spice touch!

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21. Sticky Asian wings Sticky


wings – If you’ve been looking for a great chicken wing recipe, this is YOU!

The crispy baked wings, which are tender and juicy inside, are mixed with the best Asian sticky sauce. They are salty and sweet, with just a touch of kick, and are enhanced with a good pinch of sesame seeds. These wings are too good…

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22. Thai basil

fried rice

Here’s a little twist on their regular fried rice with a big taste boost! This Thai basil fried rice is infused with spicy flavors and umami so amazing you’ll wonder how simple fried rice can be so tasty.

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23. Mongolian

Ground Beef

Mongolian Ground Beef is a 20-minute stir-fry packed with sweet and savory Asian flavors. It’s a perfect weekday meal to come back to again and again.

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24. Mayak eggs (Korean marinated eggs)

These Mayak eggs are a huge hit in Korea. Now you can discover these incredibly addictive little bites! All it takes is a night of marination in seasoned soy sauce.

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25. This

Ground Turkey Stear Fry is one of the easiest weeknight dinners you can imagine. Plus, it’s tasty and nutritious!

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26. Dal Tadka (yellow

Indian lentils)

If you’re looking for a meatless, but protein-packed meal, try these Indian lentils. They are packed with flavors and you will never go back to your old ways of cooking lentils.

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27. Pork vindaloo (or any meat of your choice) Pork vindaloo

is one of the easiest Indian meals you can cook in your kitchen. The pork is first marinated in vibrant, spicy hot vindaloo paste and then slowly cooked along with caramelized onions for hours. Result? Melt in your mouth delight.

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28. Chicken


This Filipino chicken stew is coconut-based. It has tons of vegetables and Asian staples. Bomb umami!!

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29. Japchae (

Korean Glass Noodle Sautéed)

Japchae is a unique Korean glass noodle stir-fry that is often served on special occasions, and is also popular at parties and luck.

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30. Bun Cha (Vietnamese Dumpling Noodle Bowl) Bun Cha

are famous caramelized pork dumplings from the streets of Hanoi. This is an easy Vietnamese recipe that anyone can make fresh and full of flavor. Load it with the vegetables of your choice!

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31. Firecracker


This firecracker salmon is a super easy and super delicious meal that should be part of your rotation. It has an amazing Asian sauce and is prepared in about 20 minutes.

If you’re looking for a new recipe to really liven up your salmon, here’s the solution! It’s salty, it’s sweet and it’s a little spicy! Firecracker salmon can become one of their new recipes.

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32. Japanese meat curry (or any meat of your choice) Curry

… It’s more “Japanese” than you think. Yes, curry is so popular in Japan that it is regarded as one of the two best national dishes, along with ramen. This Japanese meat curry has a milder and sweeter flavor than Indian and Caribbean curry, but it is equally full of flavor.

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Tonkatsu (Japanese pork chop)

Tonkatsu is a simple fried pork chop, popular in Japanese cuisine. It’s crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and comes with a beautifully flavorful katsu sauce.

It’s so easy to make, with just a few simple ingredients, but it ends up being just as delicious. If you have 20 minutes, you can have this crispy treat on your table!

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34. Chicken

Sautéed Recipe

This chicken stir-fry is loaded with vegetables and can occur in just 15 minutes. It’s much faster, tastier and healthier than takeaway!

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35. A

15-minute soup with classic Chinese flavors, Wonton soup is meant to simmer quickly and easily on a cold winter night, or when those Chinese cravings hit hard


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36. Spicy Squid Sautéed (

Ojingeo Bokkeum) This spicy

squid stir-fry, known as Ojingeo Bokkeum in Korea, is a fast food that is sure to satisfy your Asian cravings


Tender squid and fresh vegetables are quickly sautéed, then mixed with a tasty Korean chili sauce, which has a good chunk of kicking


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37. Chapli Chicken Kababs

These chicken kababs are perfectly seasoned with lots of herbs. They are juicy and tender. Make a batch and serve them over a bowl full of salad or with pockets of naan or pita.

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38. Gado Gado (Indonesian Salad with Peanut Sauce)

This mega giant salad is the way it is eaten at any time of the day in Indonesia, treated not only as a side dish, but as a complete meal. Well, your salad bowl never looked so attractive, right?

Thanks to that perfect sweet, salty and spicy peanut sauce that is generously drizzled on crispy vegetables and perfectly cooked chicken


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39. Malaysian Curry

Laksa (Laksa Lemak)

Laksa – the iconic Malaysian spicy coconut noodle soup! An incredibly rich, fragrant and complex flavored broth loaded with all the essential classic ingredients of Laksa.

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40. Korean-Style Ground Pork Soup

This Korean-inspired soup is a new favorite. Perfectly seasoned ground pork, spinning noodles, bok choy and soft hard-boiled eggs in a delicious coconut-based broth. Slurp!

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41. Cucumber and tomato raita This

traditional Indian sauce will chill your popsicle when you’re eating those spicy tikkas and curry. On the other hand, you may like it so much that you turn it into your summer cooling dish.

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42. Chinese-inspired crushed cucumber salad Crushed cucumber salad

– a classic Asian salad recipe. Featuring small bruised chunks of crispy cucumber and a tasty toasted sesame dressing, this salad is tasty, refreshing and very easy to prepare.

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43. Vietnamese Pho

Pho – the famous soup comes from Vietnam. A good pho comes down to a good broth, something that is light but full of flavor.

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44. Comfortable

and cozy Taiwanese beef noodle soup

The cozy Taiwanese beef noodle soup has been slowly simmered with tons of aromatics to allow all those flavors to really develop. Put a large pot this weekend and enjoy the most comfortable soup for dinner.

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Tom Yum soup

Tom Yum Soup is the most popular soup in Thailand, for a reason. It is bold yet light, sour, salty and citrusy, full of layer after layer of flavor of lemongrass, garlic, galangal, kaffir lime leaves, lemon juice and fish sauce along with tender and juicy shrimp and mushrooms.

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Dan Dan Noodles (Spicy Sichuan Noodles)

A recipe from Dan Dan Noodles that is proven, true and authentic. With this recipe, you can try this spicy and numbing Sichuan classic at home!

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47. Teriyaki

salmon This teriyaki

salmon is tender, juicy, succulent and absolutely delicious, thanks to the sensational homemade teriyaki sauce, sweet, sticky, salty and salty. This is going to be your favorite Asian recipe in no time.

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48. Singapore crabs

directly from Singapore. It is one of their most popular and beloved delicacies. It is rich, spicy, spicy and absolutely delicious. Recipe quite simple and easy too.

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49. Marinated chicken Sweet


sticky, spicy chicken marinated in a marinade that requires a handful of ingredients, scorched to perfection and then stewed until it drops tender. This Philippine national dish is sure to become a family favorite!

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Beef Rendang

Beef Rendang is a spicy, rich and creamy Malaysian/Indonesian meat stew made with beef, spices and coconut milk. Who wouldn’t want to dive straight into that bowl?

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When it comes to Asian recipes, there are many to choose from and these are just the tip of the iceberg. Perhaps in the future we will have a second edition of these wonderful flavors. Until then, keep trying all the dishes mentioned above whenever you want Asian dishes in your home. Pin or bookmark this post so that all these wonderful recipes are just a click away. Have fun waking up… Culinary specialist with more than 10 years of experience in the restaurant industry.

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