Quick and easy Asian recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

My father-in-law has become an amazing cook, and he made this as part of our Easter lunch this year with the…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2010
Advanced
17 votes
20454 views
Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

I have never been a really big fan of cauliflower, but I love potatoes and spices. This dish, known as 'Alu…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
8 votes
5813 views
Asian Short Ribs Pressure Cooker Style

Asian Short Ribs Pressure Cooker Style

I absolutely adore using my electric pressure cooker, because I can shorten most cooking times by 75%. So, if…

Foodiewife
Aug 2014
Advanced
2 votes
5042 views
Easy-Does-It Fried Rice

Easy-Does-It Fried Rice

Leftover rice is a perfect excuse to make fried rice, and this is a simple recipe for a favorite oriental comfort food. Add in any desired meat or…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2016
Professional
1 vote
590 views
MANGO PUDDING

MANGO PUDDING

A newer addition to the dim sum repertoire, the mango pudding is influenced by Western desserts techniques (since the Chinese are not too big on…

Linda Tay Esposito
Aug 2008
Professional
10 votes
27311 views
Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

This is one of those dishes that I have to order every single time I go to Chinatown and see them on the menu. I love the crunch of the lettuce,…

Joanne Weir
Jul 2008
Professional
56 votes
95642 views
MINCED CHICKEN & LAP CHEUNG IN LETTUCE CUPS

MINCED CHICKEN & LAP CHEUNG IN LETTUCE CUPS

There are so many versions of Chicken in Lettuce Cups. This recipe features the classic trinity of chicken,…

Linda Tay Esposito
Aug 2008
Professional
7 votes
9373 views
Vegetarian Asian Noodles

Vegetarian Asian Noodles

You can add tofu, chicken, pork or shrimp to this dish, as well as any of your favorite veggies. You can substitute peanut butter or almond butter…

Keely Locke
Dec 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
2604 views
Cabbage Pachadi (salad)

Cabbage Pachadi (salad)

This is a wonderful and refreshing salad from the book, Great Vegetarian Dishes, by Kurma Dasa. This my favorite and has never failed to please my…

Latha Samu
Dec 2008
Intermediate
9 votes
12529 views
Chinese Vegetable Soup

Chinese Vegetable Soup

I love to throw this recipe together when I am in the mood for a healthy and spicy meal. Just about every time I go to an Asian grocery store I end…

John Spottiswood
May 2008
Advanced
3 votes
38283 views
Low Carb Chicken Lettuce Wraps…Just like In Your Favorite Asian Restaurant

Low Carb Chicken Lettuce Wraps…Just like In Your Favorite Asian Restaurant

It’s Chinese New Year…Here’s an easy low carb Asian restaurant favorite to…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jan 2012
Professional
1 vote
6344 views
Japanese “Rare” Cheesecake

Japanese “Rare” Cheesecake

No bake cheesecakes are called “rare cheesecakes” in Japan. It is a soft type of cheesecake and usually gelatin is used to harden the filling. Rare…

Henry Moline
Oct 2011
Professional
1 vote
4519 views
Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs

Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs

Dinner on the table in 30 minutes - perfect! Easy sweet and sour sauce make chicken thighs lip-smacking tasty. Double the amount of glaze if you…

Salad Foodie
Apr 2012
Professional
2 votes
3522 views
Japanese Teriyaki Chicken

Japanese Teriyaki Chicken

Buy a bottle of Teriyaki sauce? NO!! It is amazingly easy to make teriyaki sauce at home. All you need is soy sauce, mirin, and sugar. The key…

manabu masuda
Feb 2008
Intermediate
11 votes
42764 views
Bamboo Steamed Salmon with Sesame Oil

Bamboo Steamed Salmon with Sesame Oil

This dish came out great. Very healthy and easy because of the steaming. Drizzling the sesame oil over the…

Mihir Shah
Jan 2009
Advanced
4 votes
10656 views