32 Sensational Japanese Main Dishes for the Avid Home Cook
AUGUST 01, 2023
Walk into a world of umami and delight, where the fusion of delicate flavors, impeccable quality, and exquisite presentation dictates the narrative. These are Japanese main dishes - thirty-two in total - assembled meticulously for you, the passionate epicure drenched in an undying love for Japanese cuisine.
Japan's cuisine, wrapped in centuries of culinary refinement, is a testament to the country’s strong cultural identity. Here, the ideal is harmonious balance, where every morsel tells its own fable yet intertwines beautifully within the melody of the whole plate.
These thirty-two recipes unravel such enchantment. They span the depth of Japanese cuisine, from traditional favorites like Shoyu Ramen and Miso-glazed Sea Bass to more adventurous undertakings with our Unagi Don and Yakisoba. Every creation dripping with the essence of The Land of the Rising Sun, and conveyed simply enough for any home cook to follow.
From Tokyo's high-paced city life to the serene landscapes of Hokkaido, this collection offers a journey across Japan's culinary topography. It aims to bring a touch of Japanese elegance, the harmony of flavors, and a deep respect for fresh, seasonal produce to your kitchen.
So, welcome! A world of bold umami flavors, delicate broths, and artful presentations awaits you. But remember - in Japanese cuisine, it's just as much about the journey as it is the destination. Take these recipes as your guide, embrace patience and precision, and embark on a culinary odyssey across Japan.
Chicken Teriyaki Pineapple Bowls
This fun and playful twist on Chicken Teriyaki will be a new family favorite.
Easy Soy Sauce Ramen Noodles is a quick and easy meal made with with instant ramen noodles in a delicious homemade soy garlic sauce. Ready in 15 minutes and perfect for lunch or a quick dinner on busy weeknights!
This is literally ~the easiest~ one bowl shoyu udon or soy sauce noodles recipe that was actually a spur-of-the-moment creation since I just had a short break from work and wanted a satisfying noodle dish.For this One Bowl Shoyu Udon or Soy Sauce Noodles, I used instant fresh udon noodles that I kee...
Crispy slabs of tofu katsu enjoyed with some Japanese curry. I used my favourite Japanese curry cubes for this recipe and had it with some steamed short grain rice. Curry is one of my favourite comfort foods and love Japanese-style curry.
Crispy, buttery rice, creamy filling, this Creamy Crab Onigiri Rice Ball is the perfect recipe for summer picnics! Creamy Crab Onigiri is stuffed with creamy, sweet, and savory crab, and the rice is pan-fried till crispy with butter and soy sauce. It takes less than 15 minutes to make; my Creamy Cra...
This delicious sushi bowl includes salmon, avocado, cucumber, seaweed, rice, and a bold spicy dressing. Same tasty flavors found in a sushi roll, but much easier to make. It's perfect as a light and refreshing no-cook meal on hotter days.
The BEST Asian Low-Carb/Keto recipe for Japanese Meat Sauce Stuffed Bell Peppers. Enjoy this delicious fusion at only ~7g Net Carb / Piece. Step by step directions with pictures makes this recipe quick and easy.