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    The 40+ BEST Asian Recipes

    How many of you crave Asian flavors every now and then? Do you reach for that take out menu? Maybe not anymore. All of the following Asian Recipes take so little time to make in your own kitchen and they definitely taste so much better than a take out restaurant.

    Asia is a huge continent, and the flavors are huge and far ranging. This list features ALL from Chinese to Thai, Filipino to Korean, Vietnamese to Japanese to Indian and some more…

    Try some of your classic favorites and some new Asian flavors. Salty, sweet, tangy, umami… This amazing list of Asian recipes is going to be one of your favorite places to return again and again.

    From appetizers to noodles, soups to mains & sides, deserts to some of the bases of this great cuisine. It’s all yours to explore. Have fun…

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    Asian Stir Fry Dishes for Busy Weeknights

    If there’s one category of dishes most associated with Asian food, it has to be stir fry!

    These easy dishes whip up in a flash, making them ideal Weeknight Dinners. From start to finish, most of these dishes can be on the table in well under 30 minutes.

    Thai Cashew Chicken

    Thai Cashew Chicken

    Give your stir fry night a new twist with this Thai Cashew Chicken. It’s an easy dish that’s bursting with layers of flavor and texture.

    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.

    Get the Recipe: Thai Cashew Chicken

    Mongolian Beef

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - Mongolian beef.

    This Mongolian Beef is melt in your mouth tender strips of beef stir fried in a silky velvety sauce.

    You can cook this up in less time than a trip to the takeout place! And it tastes so much better!

    Get the Recipe: Mongolian Beef

    Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - Thai basil chicken.

    Are you looking for a really fast meal that’s really tasty? Not only is this Thai Basil Chicken (or Pad Krapow Gai) bursting with flavor, you can whip it up in 15 minutes or less.

    This might be your easiest recipe yet! Coming from streets of Bangkok to your kitchen.

    Get the Recipe: Thai Basil Chicken

    Beef Bulgogi

    Beef bulgogi.

    Bulgogi hardly needs any introduction for Korean food lovers. For the rest of you, it’s about time to welcome this iconic Korean dish into your life.

    If you love grilled meats with bold flavors, this Korean BBQ Beef, aka Bulgogi, is a MUST try. Tender, juicy, slightly caramelized beef strips with savory soy, garlicky flavors and a hint of sweetness. Ahhh…

    Get the Recipe: Beef Bulgogi

    Pork Stir Fry

     Pork Stir Fry (How to Velvet Pork)

    This easy Pork Stir Fry whips up in no time. Loaded with fresh veggies and tender pork, it’s a perfect weeknight dinner idea!

    It’s quick to make and again so much better than takeout!

    Get the Recipe: Pork Stir Fry

    Bò Lúc Lắc (Vietnamese Shaking Beef)

    Bò Lúc Lắc (Vietnamese Shaking Beef)

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

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

    Get the Recipe: Bo Luc Lac

    Ground Turkey Stir Fry

    Ground Turkey Stir Fry

    This Ground Turkey Stir Fry is one of the easiest weeknight dinners you could imagine.

    With tender ground turkey and a variety of veggies, it’s both tasty and nutritious!

    Get the Recipe: Ground Turkey Stir Fry

    General Tso’s Chicken

    General Tso’s Chicken is a Chinese restaurant favorite. Skip the takeout, homemade is so much better!

    This easy recipe is lightened up, no deep frying required, but still has those same amazing flavors you love.

    Get the Recipe: General Tso Chicken

    Sweet and Sour Meatballs

    Sweet and Sour Meatballs

    This classic Asian recipe can be done in 25-minutes with pineapple, bell pepper, and the most delicious sweet and tangy sauce.

    Serve it alongside hot white rice or noodles.

    Get the Recipe: Sweet and Sour Meatballs

    Chicken Stir Fry Recipe

    This Chicken Stir Fry is loaded with veggies and can happen in only 15 minutes.

    It’s so much quicker, tastier and healthier than take-out!

    Get the Recipe: Chicken Stir Fry

    Hunan Shrimp

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - Hunan shrimp.

    These fiery Hunan shrimp are super quick and super tasty. Don’t worry, you can always adjust the heat level if you’re not into too much spice.

    Its overall flavors are lip smacking.

    Get the Recipe: Hunan Shrimp

    Spicy Squid Stir Fry (Ojingeo Bokkeum)

    This Spicy Squid Stir Fry, known as Ojingeo Bokkeum in Korea, is a quick throw together meal that is sure to satisfy your Asian cravings.

    Tender squid and fresh veggies are quickly stir fried, then tossed with a flavorful Korean chili sauce, which has a fair share of kick.

    Get the Recipe: Squid Stir Fry

    Panda Express Beijing Beef

    Panda Express Beijing Beef

    This Beijing Beef is based off of the hugely popular Panda Express dish.

    Crispy beef strips with onion and red bell pepper in a tangy and sweet sticky sauce with just a touch of heat.

     Get the Recipe: Beijing Beef

    Kung Pao Chicken

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - 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!

    Get the Recipe: Kung Pao Chicken

    Mongolian Ground Beef

    Mongolian Ground Beef

    Mongolian Ground Beef is a 20 minute stir fry bursting with sweet and savory Asian flavors.

    It’s a perfect weeknight meal to come back to again and again.

    Get the Recipe: Mongolian Ground Beef

    Asian Rice and Noodle Dishes

    Whether as a side or a main, rice and noodles play a big part in Asian cuisines.

    From easy fried rice recipes to fun twirly noodles, here are some great dishes to make with rice and your favorite Asian noodles:

    Pork Fried Rice

    bowl of pork fried rice atop the Gypsy Plate.

    The quintessential Chinese takeout side dish, Pork Fried Rice, right in your own kitchen!

    It’s literally a breeze to throw together this easy fried rice recipe, and it’s the perfect use for leftover rice.

    Tender pork, an array of colorful veggies, and the perfect balance of sauces make this recipe even better than takeout. All in about 20 minutes!

    Get the Recipe: Pork Fried Rice

    Spicy Noodles

    Spicy noodles.

    I know there are spice hunters out there, and this post is inspired by and dedicated to such souls. These Spicy Noodles are just the thing you might want in your life.

    They are absolutely fiery delicious, a perfect balance of HOT with a good dose of umami and a tad bit of sweet.

    These spicy garlic noodles are perfect for lazy days, as they happen in under 15 minutes, and can be customizable in so many ways.

    Get the Recipe: Spicy Noodles

    Nasi Goreng

    Nasi goreng.

    This is just not your regular fried rice. Nasi Goreng is a national dish of Indonesia, for good reason. It is a simple yet flavorful fried rice with an intriguing blend of ingredients, techniques, and traditions.

    From street vendors to households to high end restaurants, everyone likes to stir fry Nasi Goreng with their own tweaks and tricks. Make this savory, sweet umami flavor bomb with bold notes of spicy.

    Get the Recipe: Nasi Goreng

    Shanghai Fried Noodles

    Shanghai Fried noodles.

    Restaurant style fried noodles, stir fried quick in your very own kitchen!! Shanghai Fried Noodles is a one pan Asian dish that is a complete meal with noodles, meat and veggies.

    The chewy, thick noodles are so much fun to slurp when coated in a delicious sweet and savory sauce.

    It has all the right flavors with juicy, tender strips of pork and Chinese veggie staples like shiitake mushrooms and bok choy.

    Get the Recipe: Shanghai Noodles

    Japchae (Korean Glass Noodle Stir Fry)

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

    Give this one a sure try!

    Get the Recipe: Japchae

    Thai Basil Fried Rice

    Thai Basil Fried Rice

    Here’s a little spin on your regular fried rice with a huge flavor upgrade!!

    This Thai Basil Fried Rice is infused with such amazing spicy and umami flavors that you will wonder how simple fried rice can be so tasty.

    Get the Recipe: Thai Basil Fried Rice

    Filipino Pancit

    Pancit bihon.

    Pancit, or 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.

    Try this easy and quick noodle stir fry, Filipino style, in about 30 minutes. If noodles are what you crave for, you are going to love this one.

    Get the Recipe: Pancit

    Hibachi Fried Rice

    Hibachi fried rice.

    If you’re a rice lover like me, this easy Hibachi Fried Rice recipe is a must! It’s so quick to make, and the taste is just too good.

    Made famous by Japanese steakhouses like Benihana, it’s the perfect side dish for any of your favorite stir fry dishes.

    Trust me, this recipe is a real keeper…

    Get the Recipe: Hibachi Fried Rice

    Asian Soups, Salads and Sides

    Looking for a little something on the side? Or maybe just a light soup or salad dinner? Well the various cuisines of Asia have plenty to choose from!

    These soups, salads and side are all great additions to your dinner.

    Wonton Soup

    A 15 minute soup with classic Chinese flavors, Wonton Soup is meant to be simmered quick and easy on some chilly winter night, or whenever those Chinese cravings hit hard.

    You’ll be coming back to this one!

    Get the Recipe: Wonton Soup

    Vietnamese Chicken Salad (Gỏi Gà Bắp Cải)

    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 

    Get the Recipe: Vietnamese Chicken Salad

    Korean Style Ground Pork Soup

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - Korean ground pork soup.

    This Korean inspired soup is a new favorite.

    Perfectly seasoned ground pork, twirly noodles, bok choy and soft boiled eggs in a delectable coconut based broth. Slurp!

    Get the Recipe: Korean Pork Soup

    Tomato Cucumber Raita

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - tomato cucumber raita.

    This traditional Indian dip will cool your palette when you are eating those spicy tikkas and curries.

    Then again, you just might like it so much that you make it your go-to summer cool-down dish.

    Get the Recipe: Tomato Cucumber Raita

    Thai Chicken Larb

    Chicken larb.

    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.

    Get the Recipe: Chicken Larb

    Spicy Ramen

    Spicy Ramen.

    Ready to ignite your taste buds and warm your soul? Say hello to this extraordinary Spicy Ramen recipe, which is so much more than just a bowl of noodles.

    Imagine a symphony of flavors – spicy, umami, savory, and just a hint of sweetness – coming together in a harmonious blend that’s sure to make you go “Wow!”

    Get the Recipe: Spicy Ramen

    Chinese Inspired Smashed Cucumber Salad

    Smashed Cucumber Salad – a classic Asian salad recipe.

    It has little bruised chunks of crisp cucumber and a savory toasted sesame dressing, this salad is flavorful, refreshing and so simple to throw together.

    Get the Recipe: Asian Cucumber Salad

    Mayak Eggs (Korean Marinated Eggs)

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - mayak eggs.

    These Mayak Eggs are a big hit in Korea. Now you can discover these amazingly addictive little morsels!

    All it takes is a night of marination in seasoned soy sauce.

    Get the Recipe: Mayak Eggs

    Curries and Stews from Asia

    If you’re looking for something comforting, cozy and totally satisfying for dinner, curries and stews are the answer!

    Here are some of our favorites from all around the Asian continent, perfect for feeding a hungry crowd, or for a special Sunday Dinner:

    Thai Green Curry

    Thai Green Curry

    Thai Curry… Probably the first choice to order in any Thai restaurant. Learn to make this easy and quick curry right in your kitchen.

    It comes out beautifully fragrant with Big, Bold flavors that you crave for.

    Get the Recipe: Thai Green Curry

    Dal Tadka (Yellow Indian Lentils)

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - dal tadka.

    If you are looking for a meatless, yet protein packed meal, give these Indian lentils a try.

    They’re jam packed with flavors and you will never go back to your old ways of cooking lentils.

    Get the Recipe: Dal Tadka

    Japanese Beef Curry

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - Japanese curry.

    Curry… It’s more “Japanese” than you think. Yes, curry is so popular in Japan that it’s regarded as one of the top two national dishes, along with ramen.

    This Japanese Beef Curry has a milder and sweeter flavor than the curries of India and the Caribbean, but it’s equally packed with flavor.

    Get the Recipe: Japanese Beef Curry

    Filipino Pork Adobo

    Pork adobo.

    Tender, melt in your mouth pork loaded with tons of flavors, cooked for hours to a create rich, savory stew… that’s our Pork Adobo for you!

    This version of Pork Adobo is tad bit more tasty and addictive. It’s called Adobo sa Gata! It takes the classic adobo and adds a creamy twist with the inclusion of coconut milk.

    The end result is a rich, creamy pork stew with a savory, slightly tangy flavor. Let’s make this quintessential dish out of the Philippines, often considered the national dish… Pork Adobo!!

    Get the Recipe: Pork Adobo

    Vietnamese Chicken Curry

    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.

    Get the Recipe: Vietnamese Chicken Curry

    Indian Chicken Masala

    bowl of chicken masala alongside rice and roti cut lemons and cucumber.

    This chicken masala curry has staple Indian herbs and spices.

    You can make it as hot or spicy as you like by making a few adjustments, just the way you would enjoy. Pair it with a plateful of rice, perhaps some rotis or naan and you are all set.

    Get the Recipe: Chicken Masala

    Katsu Curry

    Katsu curry.

    Katsu Curry is total comfort food with a Japanese twist. Crispy fried chicken or pork cutlet with a rich flavorful gravy, all atop a bed of rice. It can’t get much better than that!

    The combination of flavors and textures are just perfect in this dish, which is also known as Katsukarē.

    Cook up a big batch to feed a crowd, everyone is gonna want seconds!

    Get the Recipe: Katsu Curry

    Sri Lankan Chicken Curry

    Sri lankan curry.

    Curry night is an ultimate comfort night. Get ready to whip up and master this delicious Sri Lankan Chicken Curry from the Indian sub-continent.

    This creamy, luscious and rich curry happens when chicken is braised and smothered in an onion-tomato based gravy with coconut milk. It has all the earthy, exotic and warm spices to make it an extra special and finger licking delicious treat.

    Get the Recipe: Sri Lankan Curry

    Thai Shrimp Curry

    Thai shrimp curry.

    Spicy, aromatic and exotic… Thai curries. I’m ready for a big bowl any time of the day. Today’s Thai Shrimp Curry is a very special recipe that I have been cooking for years.

    You can make it as an authentic, hot curry one would get on the streets of Bangkok, or customize the heat a little to suite your palate. At the end, it’s all about that distinct combination of sweet, sour, salty, and spicy in a bowl, which Thai food is so famously known for.

    Get the Recipe: Thai Shrimp Curry

    Pork Vindaloo

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - pork vindaloo.

    Pork Vindaloo is one of the easiest Indian meals you can cook in your kitchen.

    The pork is marinated first in vibrant and tangy hot vindaloo paste and later slow cooked along with caramelized onions for hours.

    Result? Melt in you mouth deliciousness.

    Get the Recipe: Pork Vindaloo

    Chicken Caldereta

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - chicken caldereta.

    This Filipino Chicken Stew is coconut based. It has tons of veggies and Asian staples. Umami Bomb!!

    Serve it up with fresh white rice and you are in for a treat!

    Get the Recipe: Chicken Caldereta

    Filipino Pork Menudo

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - pork menudo.

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

    It’s one of our favorites!

    Get the Recipe: Pork Menudo

    Filipino Chicken Asado (Kapampangan Style)

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - chicken asado.

    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.

    Get the Recipe: Chicken Asado

    Bowls and Other Asian Mains

    Some meals and main dishes just don’t quite fit into any of the above categories, but they’re too good to leave out!

    Bowls, wings, kebabs and more, you don’t want to miss out on these great recipes:

    Katsudon (Pork Cutlet Rice Bowl)

    Katsudon (Pork Cutlet Rice Bowl)

    Katsudon is a popular Japanese rice bowl featuring a fried pork cutlet that gets simmered with eggs and onions in a savory sauce. 

    It’s so good!

    Get the Recipe: Katsudon

    Korean Ground Beef Bowl

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes -  Korean ground beef bowl.

    This Korean Ground Beef Bowl has just the right combination of sweet, salty, umami and just a touch of spicy.

    Try it when you crave some Asian flavors, or just need something super quick!

    Get the Recipe: Korean Beef Bowl

    Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - chicken lettuce wraps.

    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.

    Get the Recipe: Chicken Lettuce Wraps

    Sesame Chicken Bowls

    Sesame Chicken Bowls

    The sesame chicken coated in delicious sauce happens with only a few ingredients.

    Pair it with bowl of jasmine rice and you all set for the night.

    Get the Recipe: Sesame Chicken

    Chicken Chapli Kababs

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - chapli kebabs.

    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.

    Get the Recipe: Chapli Kebabs

    Bun Cha (Vietnamese Meatball Vermicelli Bowl)

    Bun Cha (Vietnamese Meatball Vermicelli Bowl)

    Bun Cha are famous caramelized pork meatballs from the streets of Hanoi. This is an easy Vietnamese recipe that anyone can make that’s fresh and full of flavor.

    Load it up with your vegetables of choice!

    Get the Recipe: Bun Cha

    Korean Chicken Bowl

    Korean chicken bowl.

    These Korean Ground Chicken Bowls are a hit! They’re loaded with umami flavor, a bit of spiciness, and plenty of great textures.

    And that egg on top… Please don’t skip it, because it goes oh so well here.

    Just 25 minutes is all you need to put together this rainbow colored bowl. Give it a try, it’s one of the tastiest ground chicken recipes you’ll ever come across!

    Get the Recipe: Korean Chicken Bowl

    Spicy Shrimp Bowl

    Spicy shrimp bowl.

    Get ready, this Spicy Shrimp Bowl is going to be you new weeknight addiction! Super easy and nutritious, it has a variety of flavors and textures that are just spot on.

    Plump, juicy shrimp, chewy quinoa, creamy avocado and cool Mango Salad all combine for bowl meal that can’t be beat.

    If you only add one new meal to your summertime rotation, this is it!

    Get the Recipe: Spicy Shrimp Bowl

    Giniling (Filipino Picadillo)

    Filipino giniling.

    This pork Giniling, or Filipino Picadillo, is a classic Pinoy comfort food. Ground pork and veggies simmer in a tomato based sauce packed with great flavors.

    And it’s so easy! Don’t miss this one!

    Get the Recipe: Filipino Giniling

    Tonkatsu (Japanese Pork Cutlet)

    Tonkatsu (Japanese Pork Cutlet)

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

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

    Get the Recipe: Tonkatsu

    Firecracker Salmon

    Firecracker Salmon

    This Firecracker Salmon is a super easy and super delish meal that must become part of your rotation. It has an amazing Asian sauce and whips up in about 20 minutes.

    If you’re looking for a new recipe to really jazz up your salmon, this is it! It’s salty, it’s sweet, and it’s a little bit spicy! Firecracker salmon just may become one of your new go-to recipes.

    Get the Recipe: Firecracker Salmon

    Japanese Teriyaki Chicken Bowl

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - teriyaki bowl.

    This Teriyaki Chicken Bowl 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!

    Get the Recipe: Teriyaki Bowls

    Sticky Asian Wings

    Sticky Asian Wings

    Sticky Asian Wings – If you’ve been looking for a great new chicken wing recipe, this is IT!

    Crispy baked wings, that are tender and juicy inside, are tossed with the ultimate Asian sticky sauce. They’re savory and sweet, with just a hint of kick, and get enhanced with a good sprinkling of sesame seeds. These wings are just too good…

    Get the Recipe: Sticky Asian Wings

    Sauces with Big Asian Flavors

    One of the highlights of Asian food is their sauces. From stir fry sauces to flavorful condiments, you’ll always find a variety of great Asian sauces in the GypsyPlate kitchen:

    Bulgogi Sauce

    Bulgogi sauce.

    This easy Bulgogi Sauce recipe is too good. A harmonious blend of flavors, Korean BBQ sauce just might be our favorite marinade yet.

    With just a few ingredients, you can whip up a bulgogi marinade that rivals even the best Korean restaurant. Just try it and see.

    Get the Recipe: Bulgogi Sauce

    Chili Oil

    Chili Oil

    If you look around, Chili Oil seems like the latest craze out there…

    From dumplings to chow mein and everything in between, your food gets elevated with a delicious and addictive, aromatic and appetizing, kick of spice!!

    Get the Recipe: Chili Oil

    General Tso Sauce

    General Tso Sauce.

    If you’re a Chinese takeout fan, you’ve surely come across General Tso. This easy homemade General Tso Sauce recipe is just what you need to recreate those flavors.

    With just 7 simple ingredients, you’ll have your own restaurant quality sauce in no time.

    Get the Recipe: General Tso Sauce

    Yum Yum Sauce

    Yum Yum Sauce.

    Yum Yum Sauce… the name says it all! This tasty mayo-based sauce is all the rage in Hibachi restaurants, and once you make it at home, you’ll see why!

    Just a quick stir of a few basic ingredients you already have on hand, and you’ll be all ready for unlimited dipping and drizzling.

    Get the Recipe: Yum Yum Sauce

    Teriyaki Sauce

    Teriyaki Sauce.

    This Teriyaki Sauce recipe is going to be your new kitchen superstar! Skip the jarred stuff that might be tempting you at the supermarket, homemade is the only way to go… in just 10 minutes!

    With just a few ingredients, you can whip up a marinade that rivals even the best Japanese restaurant. Just try it and see.

    Get the Recipe: Teriyaki Sauce

    Sweet and Sour Sauce

    Sweet and Sour Sauce.

    This homemade Sweet and Sour Sauce is so much better than store-bought! Whenever you’re craving takeout, but don’t want to leave your kitchen, this sauce will become your new go-to.

    With just a few minutes of your time, you’ll you’ll have the best sweet and sour sauce to toss with whatever meat or veggie you crave that day.

    Get the Recipe: Sweet and Sour Sauce

    More Great Asian Recipes from Around the Net

    There are so many great Asian foods that’s it’s hard to cook them all, no matter how hard we try!

    Here are some favorites from our fellow food bloggers:

    Vietnamese Pho

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - 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, and this recipe nails it!

    Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

    Dan Dan Noodles (Spicy Sichuan Noodles)

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - dan dan noodles.

    A Dan Dan Noodles recipe that’s tried, true, and authentic.

    With this recipe, you can try out this spicy, numbing Sichuan classic at home!

    Get the Recipe @ redhousespice

    Teriyaki Salmon

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - teriyaki salmon.

    This teriyaki salmon is buttery tender, juicy, succulent and absolutely delicious, thanks to the sensational sweet, sticky, salty, savory homemade teriyaki sauce.

    This is going to be your favorite Asian recipe in no time.

    Get the Recipe @ carlsbadcravings

    Singaporean Chili Crab

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - chili crab.

    Chili Crabs straight out of Singapore. It’s one of their most popular and beloved delicacies. It’s rich, spicy, tangy and absolutely delicious. 

    Pretty straight forward and easy recipe too.

    Get the Recipe @ internationalcuisine

    Comfy Cozy Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - Taiwanese beef noodle soup.

    Cozy Taiwanese beef noodle soup has been slow simmered with tons of aromatics to let all those flavors really develop.

    Put a large pot on this weekend and enjoy the comfiest soup for dinner.

    Get the Recipe @ littlespicejar

    Tom Yum Soup

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - Tom yum soup.

    Tom Yum Soup is the most popular soup in Thailand – for a reason. 

    It’s bold yet light, tart, salty and citrusy, bursting with layer upon layer of flavor with tender juicy shrimp and mushrooms. 

    Get the Recipe @ carlsbadcravings

    Chicken Adobo

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - chicken adobo.

    Sweet, sticky and tangy chicken marinated in a marinade that requires a handful of ingredients, seared to perfection then braised until fall-off-the-bone tender.

    This national dish of the Philippines is sure to become a family favorite!

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    Beef Rendang

    The 5 BEST Asian Recipes - beef rendang.

    Beef Rendang is a spicy, rich and creamy Malaysian/Indonesian beef stew made with beef, spices and coconut milk.

    Who wouldn’t want to dive straight into that bowl?

    Get the Recipe @ rasamalaysia


    When it comes to Asian recipes, there are so many to choose from and these are just the tip of the iceberg. Maybe in future we will have a second edition of these wonderful flavors.

    Until then, keep on trying all the above mentioned dishes whenever you crave Asian in your home. Pin or bookmark this post so all these wonderful recipes are just click away. Have fun woking…

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    The 40+ BEST Asian Recipes

    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Cook Time: 10 minutes
    Total Time: 15 minutes

    This collection of quick and easy Asian Recipes will have you skipping the take out and reaching for your wok! Who knew making such exotic flavors was so simple?


    • 1/2 cup soy sauce
    • 1/2 cup chicken broth
    • 1 tablespoons cornstarch
    • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
    • 1 tablespoon ginger, finely chopped
    • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
    • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
    • 1/2 tsp sesame oil


    1. Whisk together all ingredients in a small pan.
    2. Heat sauce on medium heat, stirring occasionally, until sauce has thickened.


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    Welcome to GypsyPlate! I'm Alpana, former wordwide tour manager and professional caterer, now full time blogger. I love exploring cuisines from around the world, and my recipes have been featured on sites such as MSN, Parade, Brit + Co, CNET and AOL. You can explore my entire collection of sortable recipes in my Recipe Index or learn more about me here.

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