The 12 Best Japanese Recipes

The 12 Best Japanese Recipes

When people think of Japanese food, they often think of sushi. You don’t have to eat raw fish to indulge in some traditional Japanese cuisine, however. We have put together a list of our 12 favorite Japanese recipes that you can make at home! Tasty noodles and sauces make these Japanese recipes unforgettable!

Easy Japanese Recipes
Japanese Soba Noodle Salad: This simple noodle salad made with miso paste is perfect for a light lunch or side item.
 
Japanese Dessert: The two ingredients in this simple dessert can be found at most Asian groceries.
 
Simple Miso Tofu Soup: This Japanese favorite is so easy to make! It's ready to eat in ten minutes or less!

Udon Noodles: These basic, thick Japanese noodles are used in a variety of soups.
 
Japanese Fruit Pie: Coconut, raisins and pecans make this a simple pie without too much sweetness.
 
Authentic Japanese Recipes
Stinky Salad: Crunchy, sweet and healthy salad with Japanese influence. The Japanese love pickles and this recipe comes from a friend from Kyushu. Ta Chan loves winter back home because that meant collecting the daikon and preparing the vegetables for future meals.
 
Japanese Pork Sate: Pork is marinated in a sweet peanut butter and soy-sauce mixture and grilled on skewers.
 
Sunomono (Japanese Cucumber Salad): A sweet tasting dressing that cucumbers are marinated in. This is a delicious side for any meal.

Rumaki: This appetizer with Japanese origins features chicken liver and water chestnut wrapped in bacon.
 
Yakatori: This Japanese dish is flavored with lemon juice, sesame seeds, garlic and ginger.
 
Healthy Japanese Recipes
Soba with Toasted Sesame Seed Sauce: Soba noodles are available in Japanese food stores, whole food stores, and some supermarkets. You can add any vegetables to this dish that you enjoy or have on hand.
 
Wakame Sea Salad with Ginger Sesame Dressing: This light Japanese salad pairs well with shrimp tempura or chicken teriyaki. Wakame is a seaweed that tastes a lot like spinach.

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