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
15597 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
11216 views
Curry Cream Mussels

Curry Cream Mussels

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
11939 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
36016 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
93760 views
Steam Tofu With Fish

Steam Tofu With Fish

Very simple and yet delicious dish.Goes very well with steam white rice.

Cindy
Sep 2011
Intermediate
3 votes
3332 views
Szechuan-style Aubergine

Szechuan-style Aubergine

Year of the Dragon! A most Happy and Prosperous and Fortunate New Year to all my Chinese friends! Many years ago - too many - I got a recipe from…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
2 votes
2336 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
9745 views
Chicken and Basil Stir Fry

Chicken and Basil Stir Fry

A quick entrée that won't bust your budget or waistline. Garlic, ginger and basil flavor the chicken lightly. Serve with hot cooked rice if…

Salad Foodie
Jul 2015
Professional
2 votes
301 views
Japanese Spinach Salad, Ohitashi

Japanese Spinach Salad, Ohitashi

This is a delicious way to consume large quantities of one of the healthiest foods on the planet...spinach! I…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2008
Advanced
2 votes
8835 views
Grilled Flanken Style Korean Short Ribs (Galbi or Kalbi)

Grilled Flanken Style Korean Short Ribs (Galbi or Kalbi)

I adapted this recipe from one in Bon Appetit and another from Chef John (foodwishes.blogspot.com). Chef John…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2013
Advanced
5 votes
2697 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
4411 views
Cilantro Shrimp

Cilantro Shrimp

This is a simple and absolutely delicious stir-fry shrimp dish. I've been looking for something easy and tasty like this. I have a new staple! I…

Nancy Miyasaki
Aug 2010
Intermediate
15 votes
5609 views
EGG PUDDING (LECHE FLAN)

EGG PUDDING (LECHE FLAN)

Dr. Obaidullah was one of the doctors of the Late King Faisal of Saudi Arabia. His family became close to us and his wife, Aunt Munawar, taught me…

MARIA LOURDES V. LIPARDO
Sep 2011
Advanced
1 vote
3168 views
Chinese turkey & rice soup

Chinese turkey & rice soup

Sliced shitake mushrooms, bok choy, and a soy -ginger flavored broth give a subtle asian flavor to this turkey and rice soup. Easy to make,…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2008
Advanced
2 votes
6406 views