japanese-style bento box

Japanese recipes

31 Recipes

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

Japanese-style bento box


(1 rating)

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

Katsu pork with sticky rice


(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

Smoked salmon & avocado sushi


(10 ratings)

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

Salmon & cucumber sushi rolls


(0 ratings)

Follow our simple step-by-step guide to rolling your own, low-fat and healthy Japanese sushi
  • 40 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy

Teriyaki beef & lettuce cups


(14 ratings)

Add a taste of Asia to your next party with these irresistible, easy-to-pick-up finger food favourites
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Miso steak


(16 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

Miso-marinated salmon


(11 ratings)

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 mins
  • Easy

Chicken katsu


(64 ratings)

Katsu is a Japanese method of breadcrumbing chicken- this version is served with a rich curry sauce
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Citrus soba noodles


(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 mins
  • Easy

Sesame beef wraps


(5 ratings)

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

Chicken soba noodles


(9 ratings)

Quick and easy to prepare, whether you're packing them up for work or grabbing a bite at home
  • 15 mins
  • Easy