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Top 5 Easy Asian Food Recipes For Beginners Chefs

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Simple yet flavorful, Asian food can easily delight anyone. Whether you reside in any part of Asia or love traveling to Asian countries, you can’t resist trying savory Asian cuisine. While there are many foods to enjoy when it comes to Asian cuisine, there are some you can easily try at home. Beginners can opt for these easy Asian food recipes that are simple to make without putting much effort.

Fried Rice

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A bowl of fried rice featuring veggies and eggs makes for an exceptional lunch meal. Use soy sauce and two tablespoons of sesame oil for tossing the rice.


2 cups cooked white rice

⅔ cups chopped carrots

3 Tbsp. oil

½ cup green peas

2 Tbsp. sesame oil

2 eggs

Salt and soy sauce to taste


Heat oil in a wok. Add the veggies and sauté until slightly tender. Crack the eggs and then scramble them with veggies. Add the cooked rice, season with salt, and pour in the soy sauce. Toss well and drizzle with sesame oil. Mix thoroughly and serve. 

Nuoc Cham

This Vietnamese dipping sauce makes for a perfect companion for egg rolls, sautéed vegetables, and meat. It is also incredible when spooned over a noodle soup.


6 mined red chili peppers

1/4 cup sugar

5 minced garlic cloves

1/4 cup rice vinegar

4 Tbsp. store-bought fish sauce

Juice of 2 lemons



Take all ingredients except for lime juice in a saucepan over low-medium heat. Stir well and continue doing so until the sugar is dissolved. Turn off the flame and cool the sauce. Stir in lemon juice, mix well, and serve.

Thai Chicken Noodle Soup

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Like noodle soups? This noodle soup with a Thai-style twist is so simple to make. Serve it with bread, baked potato puffs, or roasted vegetables of choice.


4 oz. rice noodles

2 Tbsp. sesame oil

3 Tbsp. red curry paste

2 shredded carrots

1 chopped chicken breast

½ diced bell pepper 

1 container of chicken broth

2 minced garlic cloves

1 can of coconut milk

1 diced onion

Salt and pepper


Heat oil and add the vegetables. Once the veggies are tender, add chicken. Cook it for 7-10 minutes. Pour in the broth along with milk, curry paste, and spices. Let the soup come to a boil and then add the noodles. Give the soup a boil again and then cook on simmer for 2 minutes. Turn off the flame, cover the utensil and let noodles sit for 10 minutes or until tender.


Japanese cuisine lovers can’t miss these rice balls that go well with Asian food recipes like noodle soups. This easy and quick snack is perfect for lunch or evening snacks.

Ingredients (per ball)

2 oz. cooked Japanese rice

1/2 Nori seaweed sheet

A pinch of salt

Cooked chicken and tuna mayo as fillings


Take cooked rice and sprinkle salt on your hands. Now mold the rice into balls. Dig a small well in the middle of the ball and stuff it with the filling. Mold the rice again to cover the filling. Wrap the rice ball with Nori seaweed sheet.

Cucumber Raita

This amazing side dish is served with Indian meals. Serve this cool and refreshing palate-cleanser vegetable dishes, bread, or curries.


1 grated cucumber (drained)

1 cup thick yogurt

1/2 Tsp. garam masala

1 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint leaves

Lemon juice

Salt to taste

A pinch of black pepper


Take the ingredients except for grated cucumber and lemon juice in a bowl. Stir well and mix in the drained cucumber. Squeeze lemon juice as per taste. Mix well and serve.

Try these Asian food recipes anytime you want to and eat them to your heart’s content!

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