Asian recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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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
97077 views
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
22593 views
CHA SIU BAO - STEAMED BBQ PORK BUNS

CHA SIU BAO - STEAMED BBQ PORK BUNS

The char siu bao is a dimsum staple. Sweet, juicy bits of Chinese bbq pork oozing out of the soft, sweet bun.…

Linda Tay Esposito
Jul 2008
Professional
9 votes
76573 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
13409 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
6908 views
Curry Cream Mussels

Curry Cream Mussels

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
14154 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
39124 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
27979 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
6265 views
Spicy Seafood Noodle Soup (Samseon Cham Pong)

Spicy Seafood Noodle Soup (Samseon Cham Pong)

Champong is a popular noodle dish that is prepared in a red, spicy seafood broth containing hearty vegetables…

Sunny Shin
Jul 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
10816 views
Yakimeshi

Yakimeshi

Yakimeshi

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
7174 views
GOW CHOI GAU – SHRIMP & CHIVES DUMPLINGS

GOW CHOI GAU – SHRIMP & CHIVES DUMPLINGS

Gow Choi - Chinese chives are stronger in flavor -- more garlicy taste than regular chives -- than regular…

Linda Tay Esposito
Aug 2008
Professional
5 votes
16247 views
"Tandoori" grilled chicken

"Tandoori" grilled chicken

While this dish isn't made in a traditional Indian clay oven, the yogurt marinade and spice blend can still yield a very authentic-tasting end…

Chris Patil
Feb 2008
Advanced
11 votes
11855 views
BASIC YEAST DOUGH FOR STEAMED BUNS

BASIC YEAST DOUGH FOR STEAMED BUNS

This is a recipe for the dough of the fluffy white skins of the char siu bao and the shanghai cabbage buns.…

Linda Tay Esposito
Jul 2008
Professional
9 votes
35805 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
10000 views