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26 Asian-Inspired Clean Recipes

Featuring flavors from Korea, Japan, Thailand and China, these Asian-style recipes will make you want to skip take-out and make these at home tonight.

Asian Chicken Salad Pitas

Asian Chicken Salad Pitas

Packed into a soft whole-wheat pita, this nutty, ginger-infused chicken salad makes a satisfying meal – and it only takes 20 minutes to put together!

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Asian Beef & Mango Salad with Cashews

Asian beef and mango salad recipe

Savory flank steak marinated in a sweet and sour sauce tops fresh leaf lettuce, juicy mango and crunchy cashews.

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Asian-Style Meatloaf with Savory Carrot Slaw

Brushing the meatloaf with a mix of hoisin sauce and ketchup keeps it moist while also adding an extra layer of savory umami flavor.

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Pork Burger with Asian Pear Slaw & Gorgonzola

Pork Burgers with Asian Pear Slaw & Gorgonzola

The most popular variety of Asian pear available in the U.S. is the Japanese Nijisseiki, which is more like a super juicy apple than a pear. It’s perfect to offset the rich creaminess of our gorgonzola crumbles!

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Sautéed Salmon with Asian Marinade

This salmon marinade saves you some time by marinating the night before and you’ll have a deeply flavored nutritional powerhouse on the table in minutes!

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Asian Soba Salad with Sesame Lime Steak

Soba noodles tossed in a light ginger soy mixture are layered on a bed of crisp romaine for the ultimate mingling of flavors and textures.

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Asian-Style Pork Tenderloin with Maple Lime Acorn Squash Rings

Asian Style Pork Tenderloin with Maple Lime Acorn Squash Rings Recipe

Aromatic, juicy pork tenderloin is complemented by sweet-tart roasted acorn squash.

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Sunny Eggs with Asian Greens

Sunny Eggs with Asian Greens

Whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner, this simple mealtime solution is full of flavor and nutritious leafy greens – and it’s just 224 calories!

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Asian Burgers & Bok Choy Salad

The addition of Asian flavors from ingredients such as tamari and green onions gives standard burgers a twist. Raw and crunchy bok choy pairs perfectly with the sweet and spicy burgers.

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Five-Spice Pork Chili with Asian Vegetables

Five-Spice Pork Chili recipe

Pungent ginger, spicy red chile and aromatic Chinese five-spice powder intermingle to make this pork chili dish an authentic experience. Try serving it over brown rice.

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Asian Chicken Salad

Eating both healthy fats and proteins helps you feel more satisfied, making it easier for you to avoid hunger-related snacking and overeating. This fresh salad boasts healthy fats from oils, nuts and avocado, as well as protein from chicken.

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Asian Beef Lettuce Cups with Carrot & Daikon Slaw

Asian Beef Lettuce Cups with Carrot and Daikon Slaw

Just as satisfying as the Asian lettuce wraps on many restaurant menus, our clean version has far less salt and sugar. The vinegar-based quick-pickled slaw adds bright flavor and color.

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Asian Broccoli Ginger Slaw with Grilled Tofu

A quick soy-lime dressing adds serious oomph to this crunchy slaw. The beauty of a slaw made with heartier ingredients such as broccoli, carrots and radishes is that you can toss it in the dressing before leaving the house and it won’t get soggy.

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Sweet & Spicy Beef Stir-Fry with Asian Pear Sauce

Beef stir fry recipe

A sticky, garlicky Asian pear sauce is the star of this stir-fry and what makes it taste so much like the one from your local takeout joint.

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Poke, Poke, Burrito!

These fresh, one-dish recipes feature lots of vegetables and protein with simple Asian and Hawaiian flavors.

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Open-Faced Asian Chicken Burgers with Pickled Vegetables & Ginger Soy Ketchup

Open-Faced Asian Chicken Burgers With Pickled Vegetables and Ginger Soy Ketchup

Quick-pickled vegetables are stacked over soy- and-lime-spiked chicken burgers. A fast and easy homemade ketchup adds a sweet-tart kick without the excess sugar that normally comes with store-bought ketchup.

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Shanghai-Style Noodles with Beef, Snow Peas & Broccoli

One of the core concepts of Asian cuisine calls for embracing a complementary yin-and-yang contrast between flavors and textures. We’ve showcased that balance in this inspired meal by pairing sweet oranges with savory soy sauce and playing hearty broccoli alongside elegantly slim snow peas.

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Sesame Pork & Noodles with Bok Choy

Give takeout a run for its money with our healthier – and much cheaper – Clean Eating recipe, which calls on pantry staples and a few Asian-inspired ingredients to deliver flavor in just 35 minutes!

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Hoisin-Chile Shrimp with Green Beans & Walnuts

Hoisin Chile Shrimp with Green Beans and Walnuts

This Asian-style seafood dish is sweetened with a splash of fresh orange juice to balance out its heat.

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Spicy Beef Noodle Soup

Vietnamese style bowl recipe

Our Asian-style beef noodle soup offers a hearty bowl of vegetables, buckwheat noodles and vegetables with kick!

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Sweet & Sour Hunan Stir-Fry

Sweet and Sour Hunan Stir-Fry recipe

Traditional Asian ingredients – soy sauce, rice vinegar and ginger – give ham and cabbage a nontraditional sweet and salty flavor. For a twist, we’ve paired this dish with farro, an ancient grain, instead of the traditional rice.

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Tamari Honey Chicken with Broccoli & Almond Butter Sauce

Tamari Honey Chicken with Broccoli & Almond Butter Sauce

Oven-baked chicken thighs are given a gourmet makeover with our sticky-sweet tamari and honey flavoring. Paired with steamed broccoli and drizzled with a velvety, rich Asian-style almond butter sauce, this is a meal that truly tastes like you spent all day in the kitchen!

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Sweet & Sour Chicken

Healthy Chinese chicken recipe

To save time and make this healthy sweet and sour chicken recipe even simpler than it already is, pre-chop your vegetables and let your chicken marinate in the fridge up to eight hours ahead of time. Then, when you and your loved ones are ready to eat, it’ll take just 10 minutes to get your Asian-inspired dinner on the table!

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Peanut Chicken & Soba Noodles

Japanese chicken recipe

Japanese-style soba noodles get the royal treatment in a creamy coconut, tamari and peanut sauce for a mouthwatering stir-fry that combines all of your favorite Asian flavors.

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Coconut Lemongrass Soup with Pork

Coconut Lemongrass Soup with Pork

Creamy coconut is balanced with tangy lemongrass in this Asian-style soup that’s brimming with nutritious and fiber-rich vegetables.

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Bibimbap Bowls

Bibimbap Bowls recipe

This signature Korean dish is like a deconstructed version of fried rice. Piles of ingredients top bowls of rice – and it’s up to the diner to mix everything together.

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