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
25409 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
79471 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
9191 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
15605 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
29898 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
44526 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
12826 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
11540 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
38114 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
18147 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
12595 views
Toasted-Coconut Rice

Toasted-Coconut Rice

This is a light, tasty rice that goes well with curries or other asian dishes.

Nancy Miyasaki
Jan 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
3320 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
4 votes
6946 views
Curry Lentil Soup

Curry Lentil Soup

This is a surprisingly light and tangy lentil soup. If you are used to thick and heavy lentil soups, this one will surprise you. It's very tasty…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2010
Advanced
11 votes
4034 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
16 votes
8547 views