Now that you’ve stocked up on your Asian Pantry Essentials (if you haven’t, print out your free shopping list here), you’re ready to start cooking! Many of my favorite Asian dishes can be made in 30 minutes or less so they’re perfect for weeknight meals. There are so many easy Asian recipes that I love to rotate through during the week — these 15 Easy Asian Dishes are just a few!
15 Easy Asian Dishes
1. Chicken Adobo
Chicken adobo is a great introduction into Filipino cuisine. This savory recipe has a marinade of black peppercorns, bay leaves, soy sauce, garlic, & vinegar
A mixed rice dish with a spicy Korean sauce. Serve your rice with meat, vegetables, kimchi, eggs and other toppings for a quick and easy meal.
3. Sweet and Sour Shrimp
An authentic recipe for Sweet and Sour Shrimp from Hong Kong’s Yung Kee Restaurant
4. Vietnamese Grilled Pork
Savory and sweet Vietnamese Grilled Pork– an easy and delicious recipe that’s perfect for banh mi or serving with rice noodles or rice
5. Green Beans in XO Sauce
Chinese Green Beans in XO sauce are a staple at Hong Kong’s Temple Street Night Market. Delicious savory green beans with minced pork, doused in sauce & chili
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6. Spicy Korean Pork
Combines tender bite sized pieces of marinated pork with spicy and vibrant Korean flavors.
7. Sinigang – Filipino Sour Soup
Filipino sour soup made with the flavorful onions, ginger, pork, and bok choy
8. Grilled Sriracha Honey Wings
Spicy Sriracha, sweet honey and tangy orange juice coat deliciously crisp chicken wings
9. Sweet Spicy Cucumber Soba Noodles
Recipe for light, healthy noodle dish that can be made in 20 minutes or less
10. Easy Kung Pao Chicken
This easy kung pao chicken comes together quickly and is better than any takeout version with its authentic and spicy, savory sauce.
11. Garlic Water Spinach
Tossed in chilies, this delicious garlic water spinach is a healthy and easy vegetable side to serve with your favorite Chinese inspired mains.
12. Thai Pork with Holy Basil
Pork with Holy Basil comes together with just a few simple ingredients. In less than 20 minutes you’ll have a classic Thai dish ready to serve.
13. Soy Ginger Salmon and Bok Choy
Soy Ginger Salmon and Bok Choy are all cooked in less than 30 minutes and make for a flavorful, light, and healthy dish any night of the week.
14. Hoisin Chicken Wings
This recipe for delectable hoisin chicken wings are baked to a crisp and tossed in a thick savory and sweet hoisin sauce.
15. Tom Kha Gai
Thai Chicken Coconut Soup – Savory chicken slowly simmered in a delicious broth of coconut, ginger, chilies, lemongrass, garlic and lime