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The distinct dishes of Japan are healthy light and fresh- try out sushi, sashimi, noodles and miso.

Japanese-style bento box

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(1 ratings)
This Asian-inspired lunchbox with mackerel sushi, edamame beans and fresh fruit will keep you going all afternoon
45 minutes
Easy

Katsu pork with sticky rice

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(3 ratings)
Breadcrumb your pork fillet with panko, Japanese style, then serve with a sweet, spicy, light curry sauce and sushi rice
1 hour
Easy

Smoked salmon & avocado sushi

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(9 ratings)
Fancy making sushi at home? This simple recipe makes 32 healthy little bites, ideal for lunch or served as canapés
30 minutes
Easy

Miso chilli steak with crispy sweet potatoes

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Try this Asian twist on steak and chips - serve griddled beef with a chilli miso baste and sesame-flecked sweet potatoes
30 minutes
Easy

Salmon & cucumber sushi rolls

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Follow our simple step-by-step guide to rolling your own, low-fat and healthy Japanese sushi
40 minutes
Moderately easy
Healthy

Japanese salmon & avocado rice

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(17 ratings)
This dish contains the goodness of sushi but saves you the painstaking rolling and shaping
30 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Japanese salad with ginger soy dressing

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(2 ratings)
Serve this salad alongside grilled tuna or steak or tuck into it as a superhealthy lunch
30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Teriyaki beef & lettuce cups

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(11 ratings)
Add a taste of Asia to your next party with these irresistible, easy-to-pick-up finger food favourites
15 minutes
Easy

Miso pollack with cucumber & spring onion salad

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Swap cod for a sustainable white fish like pollack and serve with Japanese flavours for a low-calorie supper you'll feel good about
23 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Teriyaki prawns & broccoli noodles

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This low-fat Japanese seafood supper uses healthier soba noodles made from buckwheat
20 minutes
Easy

Miso steak

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(12 ratings)
Steak doesn't have to be a heavy meal - give it a Japanese-style marinade for a low-fat supper
1 hour and 20 minutes
Easy

Soy tuna with wasabi mash

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(20 ratings)
Enjoy this Japanese-inspired dish with someone special
25 minutes
Easy

Miso-marinated salmon

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Ever wondered what to do with the Japanese paste miso? This variation of a classic Nobu fish dish is a great place to start
30 minutes
Easy

Chicken katsu

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(41 ratings)
Katsu is a Japanese method of breadcrumbing chicken- this version is served with a rich curry sauce
40 minutes
Easy

Citrus soba noodles

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(3 ratings)
Simple, zesty and quick. Throw in your favourite veg or a bit of chicken to make it a meal, or serve it as a simple side to Asian-inspired meals
15 minutes
Easy

Grilled salmon teriyaki with cucumber salad

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(10 ratings)
Salmon fillets are cooked straight from frozen for convenience - the sticky glaze helps to keep the fish moist while it cooks
30 minutes
Easy

Cauliflower tempura

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(6 ratings)
A healthy, Japanese-style snack
30 minutes
For the keen cook
Vegetarian

Sesame beef wraps

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The perfect Asian-inspired pre-dinner nibble, perfect for a Christmas get-together with friends
30 minutes
Easy

Chicken soba noodles

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(6 ratings)
Quick and easy to prepare, whether you're packing them up for work or grabbing a bite at home
15 minutes
Easy

Smoked trout & cucumber sesame noodles

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(3 ratings)
Fast becoming as popular as salmon, trout has been a forgotten gem for two long. Make the most of it in this fresh salad
15 minutes
Easy

Miso brown rice & chicken salad

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(6 ratings)
Low in fat and a great source of iron, this Japanese-inspired meal gets the 'superhealthy' tag
45 minutes
Easy
Healthy

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