Asian recipes with 500 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
15603 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
73107 views
Curry Cream Mussels

Curry Cream Mussels

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
11941 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
11218 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
36023 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
93763 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
33348 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
3334 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
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
303 views
Chicken Almond (from The Nut Tree Restaurant)

Chicken Almond (from The Nut Tree Restaurant)

My favorite entrée at the Nut Tree Restaurant (before it closed in ‘96) near Vacaville CA was Chicken Almond.…

Salad Foodie
Jul 2013
Professional
1 vote
3254 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
7426 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
9747 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
2702 views
Chinese Chicken Salad

Chinese Chicken Salad

This is a tasty Chinese chicken salad that I've adapted and added to over time. The original recipe did not call for cabbage, but I like the crunch…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jul 2009
Intermediate
4 votes
4270 views