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Many of the distinctive dishes of Japanese cuisine are healthy, light and fresh. Try our versions of sushi, sashimi, noodles and miso soup, plus comforting options like chicken katsu.

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  • Japanese ramen noodle soup in a bowl with chopsticks

    Japanese ramen noodle soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.146 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.

  • Japanese-style bento box

    Japanese-style bento box

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • A bowl of Japanese rice/gohan

    Japanese rice/gohan

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Miso soup served in two bowls

    Miso soup

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 ratings

    Make your own miso soup with soft cubes of tofu, crunchy curls of seaweed and aromatic spring onions. Enjoy it as a starter or as a snack

  • Curry in bowls with rice and sauce

    Katsu curry

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.131 ratings

    Make our easy katsu curry with options to adapt the recipe for vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diets. You'll need chicken or tofu depending on your preference

  • Sushi rice

    Sushi rice

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Learn how to make perfect sushi rice with this simple step-by-step recipe. Make a batch and craft your own sushi selection platter for entertaining

  • Veggie yaki udon in a wok

    Veggie yaki udon

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.84 ratings

    Pack in the veg with our flavour-packed Japanese-inspired yaki udon. It takes just 25 minutes to make and is healthy and low in fat and calories to boot

  • Miso ramen served in a bowl

    Miso ramen

    A star rating of 3.2 out of 5.19 ratings

    Not sure about the taste of tofu? In this miso ramen, it's fried in a delicious sweet and sticky glaze and is accompanied by amazing Japanese flavours – delicious

  • Chuka-fu shredded cabbage served in a bowl in a Japanese banquet

    Chuka-fu shredded cabbage

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    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

  • Japanese Tonkatsu pork served on a plate with greens

    Tonkatsu pork

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.20 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

  • Veggie okonomiyaki served on a plate

    Veggie okonomiyaki

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.8 ratings

    Supercharge your diet with this vegetarian okonomiyaki with eggs, cabbage, pak choi and spring onions. It makes a healthy, low calorie lunch option

  • A bowl filled with sushi

    Quick sushi bowl

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 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

  • Japanese katsudon served in a bowl with chopsticks

    Japanese katsudon

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    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

  • Smoked salmon & avocado sushi

    Smoked salmon & avocado sushi

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.21 ratings

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

  • Japanese yakitori chicken served on skewers

    Yakitori chicken

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 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

  • A bowl of goma-ae Japanese greens

    Goma-ae Japanese greens

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.7 ratings

    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

  • Miso steak

    Miso steak

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.28 ratings

    Steak doesn't have to be a heavy meal - give it a Japanese-style marinade for a low-fat supper

  • Rice & quinoa prawn sushi bowl served with chopsticks

    Rice & quinoa prawn sushi bowl

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 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

  • Stack of tall pancakes on plate with butter and maple syrup

    Fluffy Japanese pancakes

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.20 ratings

    Make these tall Japanese pancakes and watch them bounce and jiggle. Something a little different for your next brunch or weekend breakfast treat

  • Katsu pork with sticky rice

    Katsu pork with sticky rice

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.19 ratings

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

  • Oyakodon served on two plates

    Oyakodon

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Tuck into this hearty Japanese oyakodon. It translates as ‘family donburi [rice bowl]' or ‘adult-and-kids donburi’, because both chicken and egg are used in the dish

  • Japanese okonomiyaki

    Japanese okonomiyaki

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.9 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

  • A plate serving miso caramel chicken wings

    Miso caramel chicken wings

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.10 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

  • Sushiritto

    Sushi burrito

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

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

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