Asian recipes with 300 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
98368 views
Piccalilli Relish

Piccalilli Relish

The final harvest of green tomatoes I relegated to a batch of Piccalilli, a relish of East Indian origin. Just can't get enough of that lightly…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2016
Professional
1 vote
487 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
24471 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
78520 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
40751 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
8469 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
10 votes
14905 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
7553 views
Fish in Caramel Sauce

Fish in Caramel Sauce

This easy recipe made with fish fillets and sugar.The interesting combination of fish, sugar and black pepper makes it a recipe loved by people of…

Renu Guru
Jan 2017
Advanced
1 vote
53 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
29153 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
37263 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
12796 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
44076 views
Healthy Stuffed Bitter Gourd Boat with Minced Pork

Healthy Stuffed Bitter Gourd Boat with Minced Pork

Be enticed by the kaleidoscope of colours & flavours slowly coaxed into this Stuffed Bitter Gourd Boat with…

Blackswan
Jan 2017
Advanced
1 vote
115 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
4915 views