Chicken noodle ramen with boiled eggs in a bowl

Japanese recipes

58 Recipes

The distinctive dishes of Japanese cuisine are healthy, light and fresh – try out sushi, sashimi, noodles, miso and more.

Japanese ramen noodle soup

4.666665

(36 ratings)

Use chicken, noodles, spinach, sweetcorn and eggs to make this moreish Japanese noodle soup, for when you crave something comforting yet light and wholesome
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Japanese-style bento box

4

(1 rating)

This Asian-inspired lunchbox with mackerel sushi, edamame beans and fresh fruit will keep you going all afternoon
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Japanese rice/gohan

0

(0 ratings)

No Japanese meal is complete without gohan – fluffy, slightly sticky rice. Top this versatile food with pickles, spring onions, nori or katsuobushi flakes...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Tonkatsu pork

5

(2 ratings)

Rustle up a Japanese feast and try this succulent pork loin, coated, fried and drizzled with our easiest ever Tonkatsu sauce. Save leftovers to make katsudon
  • 26 mins
  • Easy

Chuka-fu shredded cabbage

5

(1 rating)

Make this shredded cabbage as a typical Japanese side dish. It offers a freshness to cut through the richness of tonkatsu or other fried Japanese dishes
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Quick sushi bowl

0

(0 ratings)

Serve this quick and easy sushi bowl when you're short on time midweek. It contains a tasty mix of salmon, sushi rice, carrot, radish and pickled red cabbage...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Japanese katsudon

5

(1 rating)

Use up leftovers and provide a hearty meal with this tasty pork katsudon. Using our tonkatsu recipe, it's great to make the day after a Japanese feast...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Smoked salmon & avocado sushi

4.363635

(11 ratings)

Fancy making sushi at home? This simple recipe makes 32 healthy little bites, ideal for lunch or served as canapés
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Yakitori chicken

4.5

(2 ratings)

Enjoy this deliciously sticky chicken made with a sauce of soy, mirin, sake and sugar as part of an easy Japanese banquet. Serve on bamboo skewers
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Goma-ae Japanese greens

5

(1 rating)

Serve this flavour-packed side dish alongside a Japanese feast. Spinach and green beans are tossed in a dressing of soy, miso, mirin and sesame seeds
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Miso steak

4.421055

(19 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 mins
  • Easy

Rice & quinoa prawn sushi bowl

4

(2 ratings)

Do something different for dinner: top rice and quinoa with prawns, sweet potato, avocado and seaweed to make this stunning Japanese-inspired family dish
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Fluffy Japanese pancakes

4

(5 ratings)

Make these tall Japanese pancakes and watch them bounce and jiggle. Something a little different for your next brunch or weekend breakfast treat
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Katsu pork with sticky rice

3.583335

(12 ratings)

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

Japanese okonomiyaki

4.666665

(3 ratings)

This Japanese pancake is full of authentic flavours and textures, with fresh squid or prawns and a mirin and a honey sauce. Garnish with bonito flakes
  • 40 mins
  • More effort

Miso caramel chicken wings

4

(4 ratings)

Love salted caramel? Then you must try miso caramel. These chicken wings are coated in it to deliver the ultimate salty-sweet hit that's finger-licking good...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Sushi burrito

0

(0 ratings)

Mexican meets Japanese in this healthy sushi burrito, using sushi ingredients - tuna, nori, rice, pickled ginger, and wasabi combined to resemble a wrap
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken katsu curry burger

4.75

(8 ratings)

Your favourite Japanese curry in burger form: this indulgent treat is a relaxed spin on traditional flavours, with a katsu curry mayonnaise to top the panko-coated chicken patty
  • 35 mins
  • More effort

Japanese-style brown rice

4

(3 ratings)

A simple healthy side of brown rice served with ginger, garlic, spring onions, soy sauce and soya beans
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Seared sirloin with Japanese dips

5

(1 rating)

This recipe is based on the southern Japanese dish tataki, which means 'hit into pieces'. Serve with our spicy soy dressing and wasabi-laced soured cream for an extra hit of heat...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Cheat’s chicken ramen

4.57143

(7 ratings)

This speedy version of the classic Japanese noodle soup makes a delicious everyday dinner or warming lunch - and it's low in fat and calories too
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Cheat’s katsu curry

4.5

(4 ratings)

Transform ready-made breaded chicken steaks into a speedy Japanese-style supper with a spicy, nutty curry sauce
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Poached beef & noodles (Gyudon)

5

(1 rating)

This low-fat Japanese classic is quick to put together, with tender rump steak and glass vermicelli noodles made from mung beans
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

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