Top 16 healthy Asian food recipes: easy to cook for everyone

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Travelling around the world, visiting in any country in Europe, Asia, America, etc, going with beautiful landscapes, each region will have its own features, especially foods. This is the memorable thing that almost of the travelers will remember about that country. Asia is large and includes many countries as well as the plentiful food recipes that many people on the planet love. In order to satisfy your love on Asian foods, VKool.com has introduced an article about top 16 healthy and easy Asian food recipes for everyone to try cooking.

Learning 16 Easy Asian Food Recipes That Are Very Healthy To Consume

1. Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup 

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This is one of the most famous and traditional food recipes in Vietnam you should try to eat when visiting this country. Soups are very to cook and they are perfect for weight loss, They are also great for children.

Ingredients:

  • Halved onions: 1
  • Ginger: 2 nubs
  • Beef bones: 3 pounds
  • Beef meat: ½ pound
  • Pho spices: ½ package
  • Coriander seeds: ½ tablespoon
  • Fennel seeds: ½ tablespoon
  • Cardamom pod: ½
  • Fish sauce: ¼ cup
  • Yellow sugar: ½ inch
  • Rice noodles: ½ pound
  • Cooked beef broth
  • Flank broil: ½ pound
  • Basil, cilantro, and mint: small handful of each kind
  • Lime: 1
  • Sliced peppers: 2
  • Bean sprouts: 1 big handful
  • Hoisin sauce
  • Sauce of sriracha

Instructions:

  • Heat the oil and put onions, ginger on the sheet of baking. Next you broil onions and ginger high until they burn. It takes for 15 minutes.
  • Now boil the water and put the bones, cook with high heat for 10 minutes. You drain and rinse the bones on the pot and refill the bones with the water. Then you boil the high heat, reduce it and simmer.
  • Next, put the salt, fish sauce, sugar, beef, spice packet, onion and ginger in the spot and boil it for 1 ½ hours. Remove the beef meat and simmer for 1 ½ hours. Hence, strain and return the broth taste it and adjust the seasoning. You can add more fish sauce, salt, or rock sugar if the broth is not flavor enough.
  • The next step is to prepare meat and noodles. Now slice the flank thinly and freeze it for 15 minutes to slice easier. Then you cut the meat thinly and prepare the ingredients. Before cooking noodles, you should read carefully the directions because different noodles will have different time of boiling.
  • The last steps, you should boil the broth again, arrange the bowls and add meat, cooked beef, and rice noodles into the bowl. Whenever the broth boils, you put the broth into each bowl and serve it immediately. You can garnish with mint, cilantro, and basil.

2. Thai Curry With Kale And Shrimp Recipe 

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Thailand or the Kingdom Thailand is located in South Asia and it is a famous country with unique culture and foods. Finding tasteful Asian recipe foods, you should visit Thai curries.

You should need:

  • Rice noodles: 3 ounce
  • Olive oil: 1 teaspoon
  • Chopped green onion: ¼ cup
  • Chopped garlic: ½ tablespoon
  • Chopped ginger: ½ tablespoon
  • Thai curry paste: 1 tablespoon
  • Carrots: ½ cup
  • Chicken stock: 1/4 cup
  • Coconut milk: ½ can
  • Peeled shrimp: ½ pound
  • Cilantro: ¼ cup
  • Lime rind: ½ teaspoon
  • Lime juice: ½ teaspoon

Instructions:

  • Firstly, cook the noodles following the directions on the package. Then you use the cold water to drain and rinse it. Set it aside.
  • Heat the oil on the skillet and put ginger, garlic, onions to saute for 1 minute. Stir and saute for 30 seconds and add coconut milk, chicken stock, and carrots to stir well. Now cook and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Put in the kale and sprinkle it with salt to cook for 3 minutes or until the kale gets tender. Put shrimp until it is done.
  • Remove the heat and add juice, lime rind, cilantro on the top to serve.

3. Japanese Pork And Soy Sauce Recipe 

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This is one of the most common in Japan and you should add into the list of Asian food recipes.

Ingredients:

  • Panko: ½ cup
  • Egg white: 1
  • Boneless pork chops: 2
  • Peanut oil: ½ teaspoon
  • Cooking spray
  • Salt: ½ teaspoon
  • Ginger: ½ tablespoon
  • Chicken broth: ½ cup
  • Dry sherry: 1 tablespoon
  • Soy sauce: 1 tablespoon
  • Sugar: 1 teaspoon
  • Wasabi paste: ½ teaspoon
  • Sliced green onions: ¼ cup

Instructions:

  • Use a dish and put the panko into it, then add the egg white in another dish. Dip the pork in the egg white and bring up in panko.
  • Heat the oil in the skillet and cook pork for 4 minutes until it is done.
  • Remove the heat and sprinkle the pork with salt.
  • Lower the heat and add ginger to cook for 30 seconds, stir it constantly. Then you mix broth and dry sherry, soy sauce, sugar, and wasabi paste in a bowl and whisk well.
  • Put the broth combination into pan and stir in onions. Add sauce into the pork and serve it.

4. Wasabi Salmon Recipe

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Salmon is known as an excellent brain food for your health; especially it is very healthy for your children. Salmon recipes are also delicious when mixing with Asian food recipes. To cook this recipe, you should arrange:

  • Soy sauce: 1 tablespoon
  • Wasabi powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Minced ginger: ½ teaspoon
  • Sesame oil: ½ teaspoon
  • Salmon fillets: 2 ounces
  • Cooking spray

Instructions:

  • Mix sesame oil, ginger, wasabi, and soy sauce in a plastic bag. Then you add fish into the bag. Store it for 5 minutes in room temperature. Coat the bag occasionally. Now you get the fish from bag and reserve the marinade.
  • Heat the cooking spray in medium-high heat and add the marinade with fish to cook for 3-5 minutes. Reduce the heat and simmer it for 5-8 minutes until the fish is well-cooked.

5. Fried Rice With Tofu Recipe 

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Tofu is healthy and it is also added into different Asian food recipes and fried rice with tofu recipes is an example. This is very easy to cook and tasteful to eat.

Ingredients:

  • Uncooked rice: 1 cup
  • Vegetable oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Tofu: cut into different cubes
  • Eggs: 1
  • Green onions: ½ cup
  • Frozen carrots and peas: ½ cup
  • Minced garlic: 2 cloves
  • Peeled ginger: ½ teaspoon
  • Rice wine: 1 tablespoon
  • Hoisin sauce: ½ tablespoon
  • Sesame oil: ½ teaspoon
  • Sliced green onions

Instructions:

  • Cook rice and omit fat and salt.
  • Heat the vegetable oil on the skillet and add tofu to cook for 5 minutes until it is brown, stir it occasionally.
  • Add the eggs into pan and cook for 1 minute. Remove it from the pan and add vegetable oil to the pan. Put ginger, garlic, carrots, peas, and onions to saute for 2 minutes.
  • Now mix sesame oil, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, and sake. Then put cooked rice to stir for 2 minutes. Lastly stir constantly the mixture with soy sauce mixture, egg, and tofu.
  • Now garnish with green onions and serve.

6. Chicken And Sesame Noodle Recipe 

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Ingredients:

  • Uncooked linguine: 4 ounces
  • Carrots: ½ cup
  • Vegetable broth: ½ cup
  • Peanut butter: ¼ cup
  • Rice vinegar: 1 tablespoon
  • Soy sauce: 1 tablespoon
  • Ginger: ½ tablespoon
  • Sriracha: 1 teaspoon
  • Chopped chicken breast: 1 cup
  • Thin sliced green onions: ½ cup
  • Toasted sesame seeds: 1 teaspoon

Instructions:

  • To start, you should read and follow the direction and cook pasta, omit it with fat and salt. Put the carrots and cook for 3 minutes to drain well.
  • Vegetable broth, peanut butter, rice vinegar, soy sauce, and ginger into eh food processor until they are smooth. Mix the onions, chicken, and pasta mixture in a bowl. Drizzle the pasta and broth mixture to toss. Sprinkle it with the sesame seeds.
  • Serve it!

Learn more: 10 Health And Nutritional Benefits of Chicken For Everyone

7. Eggplant And Fried Beef Recipe 

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Almost of Asian food recipes are easy and quick to prepare, if you like cooking quickly, you should try to have this recipe in your daily meal.

Ingredients:

  • Beef: 160g
  • Eggplant fruits: 160g
  • Purple herb leaves, onion, chili
  • Garlic: 2 cloves
  • Ginger: 1 inch
  • Sesame oil: 1 teaspoon
  • Soy sauce: ½ tablespoon
  • Salt and pepper to toast
  • Roasted sesame

Instructions:

  • Wash the beef and slice it thinly.
  • Combine sesame oil, pepper, ginger, garlic, and soy sauce to marinate for 30 – 45 minutes.
  • Clean the eggplant and cut them into 4 parts. Then, you slice them into the equal pieces and soak in the salted water for 10 minutes to avoid black color.
  • Now you wash and cut the onion into pieces, wash chili and remove the seeds, slice them small.
  • Heat the oil and add eggplant with salt to stir for 5 minutes.
  • When it is soft, you should add chili, onion into it and fry for 30 seconds. Pour into the bowl whenever it is done.
  • Next, heat the oil and fry the beef for 3 minutes.
  • Pour the eggplant mixture to the pan and fry for 2 minutes until they are flavor.
  • Now put the recipe into eh bowl and top with the garnish ingredients (roasted sesame, salt, and pepper).

8. Chinese Salad Recipe 

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Frankly, you should try this Chinese salad recipe when getting healthy Asian food recipes.

Ingredients:

  • Spinach ½ bag
  • Bean sprouts: ½ package
  • Sliced celery: 2 stalks
  • Raisins: ½ cup
  • Mushrooms: 1 cup
  • Chopped red pepper: 1
  • Parsley: ½ teaspoon
  • Cashews: 1 cup
  • Cooked rice: 1 cup
  • Vinaigrette:
  • Soy sauce: ½ cup
  • Olive oil or vegetable oil: 1 teaspoon
  • Minced garlic: 2 cloves

Instructions:

  • Place the vegetables into a bowl.
  • Combine vinaigrette in another bowl for 1 hour.
  • Whenever you are ready to serve, you should pour the vinaigrette into the salad dish.

9. Chinese Vegetable Recipe 

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Asian food recipes are usually well-cooked and they are very green due to variety kinds of vegetables.

Ingredients:

  • Bok choy: ½ pound
  • Peanut oil: 1 teaspoon
  • Chopped garlic: ½ teaspoon
  • Oyster sauce: ½ tablespoon
  • Sugar: ½ teaspoon
  • Water: 1 tablespoon
  • Sesame oil: ½ teaspoon

Instructions:

  • Firstly you boil the water in a large pan.
  • Wash the bok choy and get rid of stems then chop them into the equal portions.
  • Add the bok choy in the boiling water.
  • Cover the pan and cook for 2 minutes until it is tender.
  • Get the bok choy from the pan and drain it well.
  • Now take a smaller pan and heat the peanut oil, add garlic to cook.
  • Put sesame oil, water, sugar, and oyster sauce to boil it.
  • Then pour the bok choy and toss it well.
  • Serve it immediately.

10. Garlic Egg Recipe 

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Yes, this is another Japanese dish that you should try to eat.

Ingredients:

  • Garlic: 1 bunch
  • Eggs: 2
  • Sugar juice: 1 /2 teaspoon
  • Soy sauce: ½ teaspoon
  • Salt: ¼ teaspoon
  • Vegetable oil: 1 teaspoon

Instructions:

  • Chop the garlic into the small parts.
  • Beat the salt, soy sauce, sugar, and eggs into the small bowl until it is tender.
  • Heat the oil and add the garlic and saute until they are well-cooked.
  • Pour the eggs into the pan and lower the heat. Cook it until the eggs are translucent.
  • Cook the eggs until its layer is opaque.

11. Korean Pork Soup Recipe 

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Pork soup recipe is a traditional Korean food recipe and it is very delicious to eat. Along with other Asian food recipes, this is one of the most worthy food dishes you should learn to cook.

Ingredients:

  • Pork neck: 1 kg
  • Peeled ginger: 1 knob
  • Small onion: 1
  • Black pepper
  • Garlic: 5 cloves
  • Red pepper powder: 2 tablespoon
  • Rice wine: 2 tablespoons
  • Fish sauce: 2 tablespoons
  • Perilla seed powder: 2 tablespoon
  • Ginger: 1 tablespoon
  • Peeled potatoes: 2
  • Chinese cabbage: ½ bunch
  • Perilla leaves: 5
  • Chopped onions: 2

Instructions:

  • Soak the pork in the cold water for 1 ½ hour to 2 hours to get rid of the bone blood.
  • Now boil the pork in a pot in 5 minutes, drain and rinse with the cold water.
  • Then put the pork into the pot again and add cold water, ginger, garlic, pepper, and onion to boil, reduce the heat and simmer it for 1 to 1 ½ hours.
  • Now blend the garlic, ginger, perrila seed powder, fish sauce, rice wine, and red pepper powder to set aside.
  • Now get the pork from the pot and set aside. You get pepper, garlic, ginger, and onion and add the blended sauce as well as potatoes.
  • Add pepper and salt to taste good.
  • Now you simmer the potatoes for 15 minutes then put the perilla leaves and cabbage to cook for 3 minutes.
  • Now garnish with the onions and pepper to serve.

12. Stir-fried Potato Recipe 

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With the main ingredient potatoes, you may get a lot of healthy Asian food recipes including stir-fried potato recipe I would like to introduce.

Ingredients:

  • Potatoes: 2
  • Canola oil: 50ml
  • Sliced onion: 1
  • Chopped garlic: 1 clove
  • Sliced green onion: 1
  • Sliced green chili: 1
  • Salt: ½ teaspoon
  • Pepper: ½ teaspoon

Instructions:

  • Firstly, you wash the potatoes  and and drain it thoroughly. Heat the oil in a pan and put all the potatoes to cook for 7-10 minutes until they are soft.
  • Add the garlic, onion to saute for 2 minutes until they get softened or you can see they change pale color.
  • Add the onions, pepper, and chilli to toss well, remove the heat and put the recipe into dish to serve.

13. Carrot Chutney Recipe 

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Chutney recipes are very common in India and it is also one of the easiest Asian food recipes for everyone. In this article, I want to hand you a healthy Indian recipe.

Ingredients:

  • Chopped carrots: 1 cup
  • Onion: 1
  • Chopped tomato 1 cup
  • Garlic: 2 cloves
  • Ginger: 1 piece
  • dry red chilli: 2 teaspoons (optional)
  • chana dal: 1 tablespoon
  • salt to taste.

For temper:

  • Oil: 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds: 1 tablespoon
  • Urad dal: ½ teaspoon
  • Curry leaves
  • Asafetida: ¼ teaspoon

Instructions:

  • Wash the carrots and remove the skin, then chop it roughly.
  • Heat the oil and put red chilli, channa dal to fry for 30 seconds.
  • Next step is to put the salt, ginger, tomato, garlic, onions, and carrots to saute for few minutes.
  • Lower the heat, cover it and cook for 5 minutes more.
  • Add a little water if it is too dry.
  • Then blend the mixture until they are smooth.
  • Taste the salt if necessary, add some tamarind if you need more.
  • Transfer it into the bowl.
  • Heat the oil and add asafetida, curry leaves, urad dal, and mustard seeds in the pan.
  • Get any kind of oil to top the chutney and serve.

14. Miso Chicken Wing Recipe 

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Miso is the traditional food in Japan and you should try to cook this very delicious food without taking so much time.

Ingredients:

  • Miso: 40g
  • Brown sugar: 16g
  • Ginger: 10g
  • Water: ¼ cup
  • Sake: ¼ cup
  • Chicken wings: 160g
  • Green scallion: ½

Instructions:

  • Combine water, sake, ginger, sugar, and miso into the saucepan and boil the mixture with medium heat. Then you put the chicken wings when the sugar is melt. Cover it and lower the heat to simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Cover the pan and cook the chicken wings, after 30 minutes, you should remove the lid and cook more 30 minutes until the sauce turns thick and the chicken changes tender.
  • Now toss the chicken and coat in the sauce. Garnish with scallion and serve.

15. Indonesian Cucumber Salad Recipe 

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If you love Indonesia and want to taste Indonesian food recipes, you should try this easy salad dish.

Ingredients:

  • Cucumbers: 2
  • Brown sugar: ½ teaspoons
  • Chili paste: 1 /2 teaspoon
  • Lime juice: 1 teaspoon
  • Chopped green onion: ½
  • Pepper and salt to taste.

Instructions:

  • Wash cucumbers cut them into half and get rid of the seeds.
  • Slice cucumbers into different pieces.
  • Combine all the ingredients, cover and restore in refrigerator for 1 hour.
  • Then get the recipe from the refrigerator and add more sugar and lime juice if needed.

Keep reading and learn more tasteful Asian food recipes.

16. Malaysian Rice And Herb Recipe 

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Ingredients:

  • Dried shrimp: ½ cup
  • Frozen coconut: ¼ cup
  • Cooked rice: 1 cup
  • Sliced betel leaves: 4
  • Sliced basil leaves: ½ cup
  • Sliced mint leaves: ½ cup
  • Sliced Vietnamese mint leaves: ¼ cup
  • Sliced lime leaves: 2
  • Peeled shallots: 3
  • Sliced lemongrass: 1
  • Sugar: ½ teaspoon
  • Salt: ½ teaspoon
  • Black pepper powder: 2 dashes
  • White pepper powder: 2 dashes

Instructions:

  • The first step is to soak the dried shrimp in warm water until they are softened. Use a pestle and mortar to pound them. Dry toast the shrimp when they get dry, make sure that you do not burn the shrimp.
  • Stir the coconut until they get brown and transfer into the pestle and mortar when they are fine.
  • Then mix the cooked rice and dried shrimp, toasted coconut, shallots, and herbs together. Add the peppers, sugar  and salt to toss well. Serve it immediate.

If you want to get more information about foods, you may visit our main Food & Recipes page. After ready my writing of top 16 healthy and easy Asian food recipes, I hope that you have learned the simple ways to eat Asian foods while you do not have chance to travel. If you want verify any question, please leave your comments below and I will respond to you. Now are you planting to cook Asian foods for you and your family today, try this and feel how tasteful they are.

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