As a foodie, people might assume that I'm constantly cooking up a storm in the kitchen, but honestly, there are times when I simply need to take a step back and relax. When that happens, I turn to these twelve easy recipes that anyone can make - even my husband! They're a total lifesaver when I'm feeling burnt out and everyone in my family loves them to pieces. Hope you enjoy them!
Vietnamese Lemongrass Chicken
This Grilled Vietnamese Lemongrass Chicken recipe is incredibly quick and easy to prepare, loaded with flavor from the lemongrass chicken marinade and grilled to perfection to give you a delicious sweet and savory, juicy grilled chicken that can be served in many different ways.
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This cozy Curry Udon recipe is the perfect comfort food, featuring thick chewy udon noodles in a deliciously fragrant Japanese curry. It’s a quick and easy one-pot dish that’s perfect for busy weeknights when you’re craving something satisfying!
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Teriyaki Chicken Yaki Udon (Stir-Fried Udon Noodles)
A quick and easy stir-fried teriyaki chicken yaki udon stir fry recipe, made with leftover chicken, vegetables, chewy udon noodles, and tossed with a sweet and sticky teriyaki sauce. Great for using up leftovers, or when you want a simple meal in less than 30 minutes! To make it even easier, you can use store-bought rotisserie chicken as well!
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Sweet and Sticky Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Pork)
If you're a fan of the juicy and sweet flavor of char siu (Chinese BBQ Pork), then you're in luck! This simple recipe will make it easy for you to enjoy authentic char siu from the comfort of your own home. Whether you prefer to cook it in the oven or on the grill, these instructions have got you covered no matter the weather.
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This easy authentic Pad Thai recipe is incredibly quick to prepare and has a perfect balance of sweet, salty and sour flavors. Ready from start to finish in 30 minutes or less!
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Chinese Scrambled Eggs and Shrimp
This delicious and easy Cantonese stir-fried scrambled eggs and shrimp is made with fluffy scrambled eggs and ready from start to finish in 15 minutes!
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Korean Glass Noodles Stir Fry (Japchae)
An easy japchae noodle recipe (Korean glass noodles stir fry) made with perfectly chewy glass noodles, seasoned lightly with sweet and savory japchae sauce, sesame oil, and a variety of vegetables, and made without boiling the noodles.
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Shrimp and Broccoli Stir Fry
This shrimp and broccoli stir fry recipe is a quick, healthy, and delicious alternative to your usual Chinese takeout. With its perfect blend of tender shrimp, crisp broccoli, and a savory sauce, it's a meal that's guaranteed to impress in under 30 minutes!
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Beef Noodle Stir Fry
This quick 15-minute beef noodle stir fry recipe is easy to make, super flavorful and made with stir-fried beef, onions, spaghettini, and soy sauce.
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Cheesy Cheese Ramen
A twist on Mac and Cheese, this quick-and-easy cheese ramen recipe uses cheddar cheese, milk, and a pack of instant ramen noodles to create a creamy, indulgent cheesy ramen. Perfect for days when you want something easy and comforting.
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Tuna Mayo Deopbap (Korean Tuna Rice Bowl)
A quick and easy, 15-minute Korean tuna mayo rice bowl recipe (deopbap) is made with rice, canned tuna, garlic butter, and vegetables and drizzled with mayo & sweet soy sauce.
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Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)
A delicious, simple, quick, and easy, spicy Thai Basil Chicken recipe made with diced or ground chicken, yardlong beans, and fresh Thai basil tossed in a savory umami sauce made with fish sauce, oyster sauce, and sugar.
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Honey Sriracha Chicken
A super easy, 6-ingredient, sweet and spicy honey sriracha chicken recipe that's sweetened with a sticky honey sriracha glaze! Grilling and oven-roasted instructions are included!
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Vietnamese Grilled Lemongrass Pork Chops (Thit Heo Nuong Xa)
This tender and juicy, easy-to-make sweet and savory grilled Vietnamese lemongrass pork chops recipe (Thit Heo Nuong Xa) is full of flavors from lemongrass, garlic, and fish sauce and grilled for that extra char and caramelization. If you don't have a BBQ, not to worry - I have included stovetop instructions as well.
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Three Cup Chicken (Taiwanese San Bei Ji)
A quick and easy, incredibly flavorful one-pot three cup chicken recipe (Taiwanese San Bei Ji), loaded with garlic and ginger and braised in a sweet soy sauce which caramelizes into a very syrupy sauce that goes amazing with rice!
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More From Pups with Chopsticks: 33 Comfort Food Recipes That Keep Us Coming Back for More
Although I tend to share a lot of Asian recipes, this comfort food list is not limited to just Asian recipes! I'm a huge fan of comfort food from all parts of the world, so some of these recipes will be comforting nostalgic, some will be warm and cozy, and some will just flat-out give you that comfort food kick like crispy fried chicken! Yum! Hope you enjoy this list!
14 Chinese Takeout Recipes You Can Make at Home to Save Money
If you're craving Chinese takeout, look no further! Here are 14 Chinese takeout recipes you can make in the comfort of your home in your PJs!
8 Vietnamese Recipes You Must Try and Can Make at Home
Popular Asian cuisines like Chinese, Thai, and Japanese food always seem to take the spotlight, but did you know that Vietnamese food is just as spectacular and flavorful? Here is a list of delicious Vietnamese recipes to give you a taste of Vietnam and introduce you to the hidden gem of cuisine they truly are.
16 Beef Recipes We Can't Get Enough Of
From deep-fried to braised, beef is always delicious no matter how you prepare it, but if you're looking for something with an Asian twist here is a list of beef recipes we make at home and can't get enough of.
12 Amazing Asian Pork Recipes That You Will Want to Make on Repeat
Beef and chicken always seem to steal the spotlight when it comes to food, but pork should definitely not be overlooked and can make some pretty tasty dishes too!! From smoky grilled pork chops to crispy sweet and sour pork, here are some delicious Asian pork recipes we always return to and can't get enough of!
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