15 Asian-Inspired Meals You Can Easily Make At Home

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If a trip to your favorite Asian restaurant isn’t an option right now, then these quick and easy meals are your best bet. They are healthy, delicious, and filling, so they are perfect for those busy weeknight dinners when you’re looking for something that’s a little out of the ordinary. Here are fifteen Asian-inspired recipes you won’t regret choosing over take-out.

1. Asian Style Pork Chops

Asian Style Pork Chops in a white casserole dish sitting in the midst of some greenery.
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A combination of garlic, ginger, soy sauce, and maple syrup gives these Asian Style Pork Chops an awesome flavor that feels much more complex than it really is. The sauce helps keep them juicy in the oven, so you don’t have to worry about them drying out.

2. Spring Rolls

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These Spring Rolls are the most beautiful thing you’ll ever eat. They’re stuffed with colorful veggies and fresh herbs, rolled up in rice wrappers, and served with a delicious soy sauce or peanut sauce.

3. Teriyaki Chicken Kabobs

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These Teriyaki Chicken Kabobs can be made either on the grill for summer or in an air fryer for fall and winter. They go great with rice and have tons of flavor.

4. Healthy Pork Fried Rice

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This Healthy Pork Fried Rice is super easy to make and tastes amazing. It’s very close in flavor to the restaurant version but without all the MSG.

5. Chinese Garlic Sauce

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Love the restaurant version of Chinese Garlic Sauce? Making it at home is a million times better. I know, hard to believe. But give this simple recipe a try and see for yourself how easy and tasty it is.

6. Sesame Chicken

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Sesame Chicken is delicious stiff. This recipe gives you a wonderful sesame glaze. All you have to do is cook a pot of rice to serve it over for a wonderful meal.

7. Healthy Shrimp Pad Thai

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Yep, Pad Thai can be quite healthy if prepared properly. This Healthy Shrimp Pad Thai proves that you don’t have to sacrifice flavor to eat healthier.

8. Slow Cooker Honey Sesame

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If you prefer to let your slow cooker make dinner, try letting it make this Slow Cooker Honey Sesame for dinner. All you have to do is cook a side of rice to serve it over.

9. Easy Miso Soup

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Miso soup can be a complicated soup to make, depending on the recipe you use. But this Easy Miso Soup takes the complication out of the equation. Make this in minutes.

10. Thai Sweet Chili Sauce

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Thai Sweet Chili Sauce is such a great way to add spice and flavor to any dish you are making. The sweetness and spiciness will kick your cooking up a notch every time.

11. Vegetable Egg Foo Young

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Vegetable Egg Foo Young is a delicious eggy pancake with a savory sauce. It’s an Asian restaurant classic, and now you can make it at home.

12. Teriyaki Salmon

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Teriyaki Salmon is a decadent dish that pairs well with rice and veggies. Kick things up a notch by making this for dinner. The sauce can easily be made ahead of time in minutes.

13. Easy Orange Chicken

A closeup of orange chicken garnished with sliced green onions and laying on a bed of rice.
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Easy Orange Chicken is so good that you’ll never miss the take-out version. The pieces of chicken are tender on the inside and crispy on the outside, with a delicious orange sauce coating it all.

14. Chinese Chicken Salad

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Chinese Chicken Salad is one of those weekend dishes you can enjoy time in the kitchen with. Pull your significant other into the kitchen with you and have fun with this one.

15. Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

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Homemade Teriyaki Sauce is great stuff, especially because you can make it soy-free if you wish, and it can be used in so many different dishes.

Sick Of The Same Ol’ Chicken For Dinner? Here Are 101 New Ways To Make It!

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Having chicken for dinner… again? Here are 101 new ways to level up your dinner game tonight.

Healthy Ground Turkey Dinner Ideas That Actually Taste Good

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Lean ground turkey is a great replacement for ground beef if you are working on your health. Here, we give you 17 Meals with ground turkey that are surprisingly good for you.

While You’re Cooking, Prep Breakfast For Tomorrow Too. It Only Takes 5 Minutes!

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Prepping overnight oats the night before is a fantastic way to ensure that your morning runs smoothly. These delicious oatmeal recipes are prepped in just 5 minutes. In fact, you can even make homemade oatmeal packets with these recipes, so all you have to do is grab a packet and get it in the fridge.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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