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    The 30 BEST Asian Chicken Recipes

    Chicken is such a major ingredient in Asian cuisines, from one corner of the continent to the other.

    To help you explore this variety of dishes, we’ve compiled this list of great Asian Chicken Recipes for you to cook in your own kitchen.

    This collection includes all of your favorite stir frys, soups, noodle dishes, kebabs and so much more!

    No matter which Asian flavors you crave, you’ll find it here, from delicately seasoned Vietnamese pho to fiery Korean dishes, and everything in between.

    Go through all of these amazing dishes. We hope you love them as much as we do!

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    The Best Asian Chicken Recipes:

    1. Sesame Chicken

    These Sesame Chicken Bowls are the easy answer to your weeknight Chinese food cravings. In less than half an hour, you can have your own, customizable dish that’s so much better than takeout.

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    2. Filipino Chicken Asado (Kapampangan Style)

    This is a great, yet very simple, chicken dish in Filipino cuisine. There are so many flavors going on at the same time. It’s a brilliant combination of tangy, sweet, sour and savory. One of our favorite Filipino recipes!

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    3. Kung Pao Chicken

    Kung Pao Chicken – it’s savory, it’s sweet, it’s tangy, and those dried chilis give it just a bit of kick! Another restaurant copycat… just a tad bid better. Perfect week-night meal!

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    4. Thai Green Chicken Curry

    The hugely popular and quintessential Thai food to try in any Thai restaurant, green curry is everyone’s first choice to order off the menu. Now this Thai Green Chicken Curry is a BOMB!! Literally, it’s a bomb when it comes to those perfect spicy, salty, umami and sweet Thai flavors…

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    5. Chicken Stir Fry Recipe

    Everyone’s NO. 1 go-to stir fry is probably Chicken Stir Fry. Why not? It’s super quick, super easy and super tasty.

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    6. Vietnamese Chicken Curry

    A bowl full of light, brothy curry with a golden hue!! Tender chunks of chicken, aromatic spices, some veggies in a luscious coconut milk base infused with lemon grass, garlic and fish sauce. How can that not be delicious?

    Now you have my attention my friends. That’s Cà Ri Gà, or Vietnamese Chicken Curry, for you!! This curry is a perfect example of the intricate balance of flavors that Vietnamese cuisine is famous for.

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    7. Gado Gado (Indonesian Salad with Peanut Sauce)

    Gado Gado is a famous salad out of Indonesia. It’s loaded with veggies, carbs and protein for a complete meal, and topped with the most amazing peanut dressing.

    This impressive platter is also very versatile and customizable to whatever veggies you have on hand.

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    8. Teriyaki Chicken

    This Teriyaki Chicken is absolutely Irresist-A-Bowl!

    Tender juicy chicken, glistening in tasty sauce, alongside Asian coleslaw and creamy avocado. All atop a bed of hot rice. Yum!

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    9. Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)

    Here’s an authentic Thai classic… Pad Krapow Gai, meaning Thai Basil Chicken. It’s an extremely popular Thai street food.

    This is for you if you are looking for a really fast meal that’s really tasty. Not only is this Thai Basil Chicken bursting with flavor, you can whip it up in 15 minutes or less. This might be your easiest recipe yet!

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    10. Moo Goo Gai Pan 

    Moo Goo Gai Pan is a restaurant favorite, where thinly sliced chicken stir frys with mushrooms and other veggies in a simple, yet flavorful sauce. 

    The next time those Chinese cravings hit, skip the takeout and try this easy 30 minute dish in your own kitchen!

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    11. Filipino Pancit

    Pancit Bihon is a cherished noodle dish in Filipino cuisine, beloved for generations. It’s a perfect stir fry of thin rice vermicelli noodles, tender meats, and crisp vegetables.

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    12. Thai Cashew Chicken

    Thai Cashew Chicken.. Just a little chopping, mix up 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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    13. Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce

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

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    14. Laksa

    You might’ve never tried laksa noodle soup before, but all you need to know is that it’s delicious!

    The iconic Malaysian spicy coconut noodle soup is rich, fragrant, complex, and bursting with flavors! Whether you’re already a fan or you’re a newbie, you’ll enjoy it!

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    15. Vietnamese Chicken Salad (Gỏi Gà Bắp Cải)

    This is not your usual chicken salad. It’s almost like a shredded slaw, but with amazingly tasty dressing and the goodness of chicken. Look at the colors and textures and you will guess all the jam packed flavors in this heaping mound of salad called Gỏi gà bắp cải, or just Gỏi gà.

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    16. Nasi Goreng

    Nasi Goreng from Indonesia is one of the tastiest fried rice dishes you will ever eat. The addition of shrimp paste and kecap manis (sweet soy sauce) add tons of flavor. It’s one of our favorite fried rice recipes.

    Top it with a runny fried egg and that’s it. This classic Asian meal makes a great family dinner.

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    17. Moo Shu Chicken

    Moo Shu Chicken… All ready to get wrapped up or served on a bed of rice. This is one colorful Chinese stir fry loaded with bold sweet, savory and umami flavors. Make this Asian restaurant classic right in your kitchen in about 20 minutes.

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    18. General Tso’s Chicken

    Shallow fried Crispy chicken pieces tossed in a sweet and slightly spicy sauce is General Tso’s Chicken for you. This restaurant classic will be loved by everyone in your family.

    Serve it along with your favorite white rice or Chinese noodles.

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    19. Chicken Caldereta

    Chicken Caldereta… Try this mild yet tasty coconut based Filipino stew. It’s packed with loads of veggies and tons of flavor!

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    20. Teriyaki Chicken Skewers

    These Teriyaki Chicken Skewers are the ultimate Umami BOMB, thanks to the easy homemade marinade, of course. If you’re looking for a super easy, super quick and super economical meal to feed a large crowd and make them happy, these Asian chicken skewers are your answer.

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    21. Sticky Asian Chicken Wings

    Crispy, sticky, sweet, savory with the most perfect caramelized glaze. Basically, the best party food ever. They’re perfectly crisp with just the right amount of heat, sweetness and savoriness… SO FINGER-LICKING GOOD.

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    22. Chicken Larb (Thai Larb Gai)

    Get ready for a cracking new flavor with this Authentic Thai Larb Gai Recipe! In Laos and Thailand, Larb is more than just a dish, it’s a social experience. 

    Meet Larb Gai, a Thai chicken salad that’s packed with flavor.

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    23. Orange Chicken

    How about juicy and tender chicken bites, cooked in a delicious sticky orange garlic teriyaki sauce? From this simple meal prep chicken, you can have your lunches so many ways.

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    24. Chicken Chapli Kababs

    These chicken kababs are perfectly spiced with plenty of herbs. They are juicy and tender. Make a batch and serve them over over a bowlful of salad or with naan or pita pockets.

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    25. Chicken Katsu Curry

    Chicken Katsu Curry is total Japanese comfort food, featuring a breaded chicken cutlet along with a savory curry, all atop a bed of rice. It’s so good!

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    26. Cashew Chicken Stir Fry

    This easy Cashew Chicken recipe is the perfect under-30-minute weeknight dinner, and it tastes so much better than takeout.

    Featuring tender chicken bites, an array of colorful veggies, crunchy cashews, and our signature Stir Fry Sauce, it’s a family-friendly meal you’ll want to put on repeat.

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    27. Chicken Pho

    Pho – the famous soup comes from Vietnam. A good pho all comes down to good broth, something which is light yet full of flavor. This chicken version is just about perfect.

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    28. Pad Thai

    Pad Thai is a medley of chicken, shrimp or tofu along with cilantro, peanuts, bean sprouts, scrambles eggs and rice noodles tossed with delicious pad Thai sauce. Easy weeknight meal when the Asian cravings hit hard.

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    29. Chilli Chicken

    Chilli chicken is a popular Indo-Chinese dish.

    It’s crispy fried and then smothered in a flavorful and spicy sauce. It’s great as an appetizer, or main with rice.

    Get the Recipe @ swasthisrecipes

    30. Chicken Tinola

    If you’re craving for comfort food, then this Chicken Tinola is the ultimate Filipino recipe for you. It has chicken and vegetables in a ginger flavored broth. It’s hearty, healthy and tasty.

    This super easy, pocket friendly, Tinola recipe comes together in no time.

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    31. Vietnamese Lemongrass Chicken

    These Vietnamese chicken skewers are beautifully marinated in a citrussy sauce.

    They cook up in no time, and make great appetizers or mains.

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven

    32. Dakgangjeong

    Dakgangjeong is crispy fried chicken in a sticky, sweet, and spicy Korean sauce.

    It makes a great snack, and the spiciness is very customizable.

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    33. Chicken Chow Mein

    If you’re craving some chow mein, this homemade chicken chow mein will show you that you don’t need to leave the house for restaurant-quality food.

    It’s filled with chicken, vegetables, classic chow mein noodles, and a yummy homemade chow mein sauce.

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    34. Sweet and Sour Chicken

    Sweet and Sour Chicken is takeout favorite. Tender chunks of chicken are fried with pineapple and fresh vegetables in a sweet and sour sauce.

    This super delicious recipe is surprisingly easy to make.

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    So there you go, thirty great Asian chicken recipes. The only question now is, which to try first?

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    The 30 BEST Asian Chicken Recipes

    This collection of Asian Chicken Recipes includes all of your favorite stir frys, soups, noodle dishes, kebabs and so much more! We love this 20 minute Thai chicken stir fry:


    • 1.5 lbs ground chicken
    • 1.5 cup basil
    • 12-13 cloves garlic
    • 7-8 red bird chilis
    • 3 Tbsp soy sauce
    • 3 Tbsp oyster sauce
    • 1 Tbsp fish sauce
    • 1 tsp sugar
    • 3 Tbsp vegetable oil


      1. Crush chilis and peeled garlic into a paste.
      2. Heat oil in wok over high heat. Add chili-garlic paste and stir for 20 seconds.
      3. Add chicken, stir continuously 6-8 minutes, or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.
      4. Add sugar and sauces, stir until well mixed.
      5. Fold in basil. Remove from heat immediately, so the basil doesn't overcook.
      6. Serve with hot rice.

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