Asian Inspired Recipes

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Asian Peanut Noodles with Chicken, Lightened Up is delicious, made with stir fried chicken strips, rice noodles, scallions, carrots, broccoli slaw, bean sprouts in a spicy peanut sauce. A winning combination of spicy, crunchy, sweet and salty will tantalize your taste buds.

Asian Peanut Noodles with Chicken

Filipino Adobo Chicken – Chicken braised in vinegar and soy sauce with lots of garlic. This easy, savory chicken dish has become a staple in my home. As this simmers, your kitchen will be filled with an intoxicating sweet and sour aroma that will leave you anxious to eat.

Filipino Adobo Chicken

A quick, flavorful Vietnamese-inspired nood-less pho subs zucchini for rice noodles. So easy, the steak is sliced thin and cooks less than a minute in the ginger-garlic beef broth. Top this with fresh lime, basil, cilantro, jalapeno and scallions and you have one tasty soup!

Asian Beef Zoodle Soup (Whole30)

These Asian inspired turkey meatballs are seasoned with ginger and spices and finished with a sweet and spicy, gochujang glaze. Great as an appetizer or serve them with brown rice to make them a meal.

Asian Turkey Meatballs with Gochujang Glaze

These Japanese inspired breaded chicken cutlets are like an Asian version of Italian Chicken Milanese. The Japanese Togarashi spice blend is combined with panko for a spicy, crisp coating.

Crispy Togarashi Chicken with Sesame Cucumber Relish

If you’ve ever had the classic Vietnamese Banh Mi sandwich, you probably know the bread can easily overpower the pork, pickled carrots and all the wonderful flavors, so I scrapped the bread and put all the goodies in a bowl over brown rice (it’s great over any grain) in my slim remake which is easy to make any night of the week!

Slow-Cooker Banh Mi Rice Bowls

These skinless chicken drumsticks sweet and sticky, and so delicious! Cooked in a skillet with honey, soy sauce, garlic and ginger until the chicken is tender and the sauce thickens. You won't miss the skin!

Honey Teriyaki Drumsticks (Skillet or Instant Pot)

These easy, flavorful Thai inspired chicken skewers are marinated in coconut milk and spices, then grilled and served with a delicious spicy peanut sauce for dipping.

Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce

These quick and easy Spiralized Summer Roll Bowls with Hoisin Peanut Sauce made with spiralized carrots and cucumbers were inspired by my shrimp summer rolls. I wanted to take those yummy rolls (which can be a bit more time consuming) and turn them into a super-quick meal, less than 10 minutes!

Spiralized Summer Roll Bowls with Hoisin Peanut Sauce

If you're looking for a quick weeknight meal that's both light in calories and easy to make, this is your dish!

Garlicky Shrimp Stir-fry with Shiitakes and Bok Choy

Easy Braised Chicken Drumsticks in Tomatillo Sauce – An easy Mexican-inspired chicken dish made with just a few ingredients!

Easy Braised Tomatillo Chicken Drumsticks

You know those yummy Asian Chicken Lettuce wraps often served as appetizers? Well this one is served over a big chopped salad! So tasty, and a great way to take an appetizer and turn it into a main dish salad!

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wrap Chopped Salad

Korean Beef Rice Bowls takes about 20 minutes to whip up, so quick and easy, loaded with flavor for under 400 calories!

Korean Beef Rice Bowls

This simple Thai dish, known as Pad Grapow, is insanely quick and inexpensive to make. It's light, yet flavorful with lots of heat and tons of basil.

Thai Basil Chicken

Love the colors in these FRESH homemade Vietnamese style shrimp summer rolls! Accompanied with a peanut hoisin dipping sauce. They are simple to make at home and can be filled with any type of protein and veggies you like.

Shrimp Summer Rolls with Peanut Hoisin Dipping Sauce

I'm a little obsessed with this salmon (my favorite fish!). It's perfectly charred on the edges with crisp skin and the sweet miso marinade is to die for!

Broiled Miso Salmon

Sesame Orange Broccoli

These EASY, Spicy California Shrimp Stacks will satisfy your sushi craving, and they taste SO GOOD! Layered with cucumber, avocado, shrimp and brown rice, then topped with a spicy mayo – YUM!

Spicy California Shrimp Stack

Asian Spicy Garlic Edamame is a flavor explosion in your mouth! An easy, totally addicting snack or side dish!

Spicy Garlic Edamame

This is the BEST grilled chicken recipe! Not just because I'm obsessed with Korean food, it's just so juicy and flavorful, and this is coming from a girl her prefers dark meat. It's also quick and easy to make, perfect for weeknight grilling.

Korean Grilled Chicken Breasts

Skirt Steak, Baby Bok Choy and Zucchini Stir-Fry

Sweet, savory and a little spicy, this easy Asian inspired Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken has a balance of flavor combinations.

Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken

Marinated sirloin steak with broccoli and spiralized broccoli noodles in a delicious hoisin sauce. This dish is out-of-this-world good, and so filling I couldn't even finish it! You NEED this in your life!

Spiralized Shanghai Beef and Broccoli

Chicken Zoodle "Lo Mein" For Two, a low-carb lo mein dish made with zucchini noodles in place of pasta.

Chicken Zoodle “Lo Mein” For Two

Not your ordinary tacos – these Thai chicken lettuce tacos are spicy and exotic, made with my light peanut sauce which I make with PB2 (powdered peanut butter) sriracha, ginger and spices. To balance out the spice, I chose to serve these in crisp cool lettuce wraps but tortillas would work great too!

Thai Chicken Peanut Lettuce Tacos

Asian Farro Medley with Salmon is made with shiitake mushrooms, snap peas, ginger, garlic and spices. Not only is this dish absolutely delicious, it's also high in protein, omega-3's and is ready in about 30 minutes.

Asian Farro Medley with Salmon

Kung Pao Chicken Zoodles For Two – I swapped the noodles with zucchini noodles and the results were fantastic!! (under 300 calories).

Kung Pao Chicken Zoodles For Two

Cauliflower "Fried Rice" is my favorite low-carb side dish when I'm craving Chinese take-out!

Cauliflower “Fried Rice”

Sweet, spicy and flavorful – this makeover Asian Orange Chicken is a lighter and healthier alternative to the popular Chinese fast food take-out dish and it's quick and easy to make!

Orange Chicken Makeover

These Asian inspired meatballs are out of this world! Made with ground turkey, ginger, scallions, cilantro and sesame oil with a tangy sesame-lime dipping sauce

Asian Turkey Meatballs With Lime Sesame Dipping Sauce