31 Easy Asian Recipes for Dinner · Seasonal Cravings

Craving your favorite Asian dishes? No need to spend hours in the kitchen as I bring you this collection of easy Asian recipes for dinner you can make on a busy weeknight without scrimping on flavor! Full of delicious Asian flavors like basil, ginger, garlic, cumin, and more. There’s nothing better than a savory Asian noodle dish topped with ground beef, chicken, or pork. Let’s just hope you have leftovers!

1. Chicken Thai Basil with Zucchini Noodles

Chicken Thai Basil with Zucchini Noodles
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Bring on the zoodles with this Chicken Thai Basil with Zucchini Noodles! It’s a savory, filling, and super nutritious dinner that can be whipped up in under 30 minutes. Full of red peppers, sugar snap peas, stir-fried chicken, and a savory sauce over zucchini noodles. Get the Chicken Thai Basil with Zucchini Noodles recipe here.

2. Chicken Curry

Coconut Curry Chicken in a white bowl
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This Chicken Curry is full of creamy curry flavor and loaded with red peppers and green beans. It’s easy to make on a weeknight and ready in under 30 minutes. This is a family favorite at my house. Get the Chicken Curry recipe here.

3. Instant Pot Chicken Stir Fry

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Weeknight shortcuts are the best! Try this Instant Pot Chicken Stir Fry using frozen vegetables for a quick one-pot wonder dinner the whole family will love. Easily made in under 30 minutes. Get the Instant Pot Chicken Stir Fry recipe here.

4. Thai Basil Chicken with Rice Noodles

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This Thai Basil Chicken with Rice Noodles is a family weeknight pleaser and is made in under 30 minutes. Ground chicken is a great shortcut for busy weeknight dinners. You can serve it over rice noodles, veggie noodles, rice, or even pasta. Get the Thai Basil Chicken with Rice Noodles recipe here.

5. Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli

Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli
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Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli is loaded with tender beef and a sauce that is full of flavor. That savory sauce is insanely delicious. Made gluten-free and super easy in the Instant Pot. Get the Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli recipe here.

6. Zucchini Noodle Stir Fry with Chicken

Zucchini Noodle Stir Fry with Chicken and Peppers
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Zucchini Noodle Stir Fry with Chicken is a nutritious, low-carb, gluten-free dinner that’s ready in less than 30 minutes. Take spiralized zucchini noodles, onions, and peppers and toss them with a delicious stir-fry sauce and toasted sesame seeds. Get the Zucchini Noodle Stir Fry with Chicken recipe here.

7. Thai Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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These Thai Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps are packed with flavor and nutrition. It’s an easy gluten-free meal made in under 30 minutes with mostly pantry staples and a few fresh ingredients like ground chicken and fresh basil. Get the Thai Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps recipe here.

8. Easy Beef Curry

Easy Beef Curry
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Easy Beef Curry is full of smoky, spicy flavors and comes together in less than 30 minutes by using curry paste. The sauce tastes like it’s been cooking all day. Get the Easy Beef Curry recipe here.

9. Instant Pot Sesame Chicken

Instant Pot Sesame Chicken
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Instant Pot Sesame Chicken is a delicious weeknight meal that the entire family will love. This hearty dish comes together quickly and has tender chicken covered in a sweet and savory sauce. Get the Instant Pot Sesame Chicken recipe here.

10. Sheet Pan Chicken Stir Fry

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Stir fry on a sheet pan? Yes you can! This Sheet Pan Chicken Stir Fry is a quick, easy weeknight dinner your family will love. Making it in a sheet pan makes it a hands-off no stir, stir fry! Add any vegetables you have on hand like red bell peppers, onions, broccoli, and scallions. Get the Sheet Pan Chicken Stir Fry recipe here.

11. Gluten-Free Kung Pao Chicken

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Bursting with flavor and beyond easy to make, this Gluten-Free Kung Pao Chicken is a healthier twist on your favorite take-out dish. The perfect combination of salty and sweet, this savory recipe is sure to become your new weeknight staple. Get the Gluten-Free Kung Pao Chicken recipe here.

12. Campbell’s Chicken Curry

Creamy curry chicken with white rice
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This foolproof Campbell’s Chicken Curry is the perfect easy weeknight meal your family will love. It’s loaded with tender chicken, vegetables and a flavorful broth made with curry, turmeric, and Campbell’s® Cream of Chicken Soup.  Get the Campbell’s Chicken Curry recipe here.

13. Braised Korean Short Ribs

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Braised Korean Short Ribs bring flavor and tenderness to the dinner table with an easy-to-follow recipe that you can cook in your oven or slow cooker! This version of short ribs is a slow braised play on the flavors of Korean barbecue.  It cooks low and slow in a sweet and savory sauce until the meat quite literally falls apart. Get the Braised Korean Short Ribs recipe here.

14. Crock Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken

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Crock Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken is loaded with tender chunks of chicken, juicy pineapple, crunchy bell peppers, and a sweet and tangy sauce that will have your taste buds singing. Get the Crock Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe here.

15. Asian Tri-Tip Steak

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Sweet and salty, garlicky, and full of umami, this sweet garlic soy marinade for tri-tip steak is a balanced and flavorful marinade. It makes perfect grilled or stove-top steak and is delicious with so many different side dishes. Get the Asian Tri-Tip Steak recipe here.

16. Korean Beef Rice Bowl

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This recipe is flavorful and multi-dimensional while being so easy to make! It literally takes no longer than 15 minutes, and is made with very accessible, pantry ingredients. Get the Korean Beef Rice Bowl recipe here.

17. Ground Beef Fried Rice

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Skip takeout and make a delicious meal the whole family will devour. This Ground Beef Fried Rice takes less than 30 minutes to make! It’s a quick and easy recipe that is made with stir-fried ground beef, peas, leftover rice, scrambled eggs, soy sauce, and rice vinegar. Get the Ground Beef Fried Rice recipe here.

18. Crispy Duck Spring Rolls

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These super light and delicious homemade Crispy Duck Spring Rolls are made with ready-cooked roast duck, cucumbers, green onions, and spring roll wrappers. Get the Crispy Duck Spring Rolls recipe here.

19. Salt And Pepper Chicken

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Homemade salt and pepper chicken is a delicious Chinese-style takeaway you can easily make at home. Either fried or baked. Get the Salt And Pepper Chicken recipe here.

20. Hunan Chicken

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Hunan chicken is a popular chicken stir fry that’s dotted with colorful veggies and tossed in a spicy sauce. Plenty of fresh vegetables make this dish both vibrant and healthier than takeout! Get the Hunan Chicken recipe here.

21. Asian Pulled Pork Instant Pot

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This versatile and easy Asian pulled pork recipe can be used to make rice bowls, Asian pork tacos, sliders, or sandwiches. Tender pieces of pork are spiced to perfection with the Asian flavors of soy sauce and sambal chili paste, making every flavor-packed bite worth savoring. Get the Asian Pulled Pork Instant Pot recipe here.

22. PF Chang’s Fried Rice

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PF Chang’s fried rice is so good, but it isn’t always convenient to go there when you crave your fried rice recipe fix. It’s a mouth-watering blend of rice, fresh veggies, and a rich, sweet Chinese-inspired sauce, making it irresistible. Get the copycat PF Chang’s Fried Rice recipe here.

23. Quick Kimchi Noodles

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These refreshing Korean-inspired noodles come with a spicy, tangy, and slightly sweet kimchi sauce! It takes just 10 minutes to prepare and 7 ingredients. A fresh and flavorful meal that is perfect for summer! Get the Quick Kimchi Noodles recipe here.

24. Easy Orange Chicken

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This easy orange chicken recipe can be thrown together last minute if you have the Teriyaki sauce already made. It’s quick, simple and equal to anything you’d get in a restaurant…. only better because there are no garbage ingredients in it! Get the Easy Orange Chicken recipe here.

25. Glass Noodles Stir Fry with Vegetables

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Easy Glass Noodles Stir Fry aka Mung Bean Vermicelli in a flavorful Almond Butter Sauce. This simple yet delicious recipe comes together quickly and is perfect for lunch or dinner in a hurry. Get the Glass Noodles Stir Fry with Vegetables recipe here.

26. Tom Yum Fried Rice

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Easy to make and packed with flavor and aroma, Tom Yum fried rice is best summed up in one word: Unforgettable. In this simple, easy-to-follow recipe, you’ll learn how to make an all-veggie version from the comfort of your own kitchen. Get the Tom Yum Fried Rice recipe here.

27. Low FODMAP Pork and Noodles

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This Low FODMAP Pork and Noodles is quick enough for a weeknight and will satisfy your cravings for Asian take-out. Economical ground meat, noodles, simple seasonings, and dinner is ready! Get the Low FODMAP Pork and Noodles recipe here.

28. Vietnamese Lemongrass Chicken

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This Grilled Vietnamese Lemongrass Chicken recipe is incredibly quick and easy to prepare, loaded with flavor from the lemongrass chicken marinade and grilled to perfection to give you a delicious sweet and savory, juicy grilled chicken that can be served in many different ways. Get the Vietnamese Lemongrass Chicken recipe here.

29. Easy Vegan Drunken Noodles

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Inspired by the Thai favorite, Pad Kee Mao, this easy vegan drunken noodle recipe is made with rice noodles, veggies, tofu, and a spicy sauce. Ready in 30 minutes! Get the Easy Vegan Drunken Noodles recipe here.

30. Easy Black Bean Chili Beef Stir Fry

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This black bean chili beef stir fry is a quick go-to dinner that is packed with flavor. The beef is juicy, and it’s loaded with lots of vegetables. This meal delivers flavor, simplicity, and a healthy balance of veggies and protein. Get the Easy Black Bean Chili Beef Stir Fry recipe here.

31. Salt & Pepper Pork Chop Bites

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Rather than ordering salt and pepper pork chop bites from the local Chinese takeout, why not make your own gluten-free pork chop recipe instead? The Asian salt and pepper seasoning adds so much flavor and you can make this dish as spicy as you dare! Get the Salt & Pepper Pork Chop Bites recipe here.

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