Healthy Asian-inspired recipes

Ni hao food lovers! Here are some comforting yet healthy recipes which are Asian-inspired, all low in calories but high in taste. 

Healthy Asian-inspired recipes
Pork and prawn wonton soup

Pork and prawn wonton soup

This soup makes a wonderful starter or light meal. You can buy wonton wrappers at any Chinese supermarket (they’re usually found in the chiller cabinet or freezer).

Beef and bok choi noodles

Beef and bok choi noodles

Low in calories, this Asian dish is also quick, simple, healthy and filling. Swap the beef for chicken, and the bok choi for broccoli if you like.

Char siu pork on steamed pak choi

Char siu pork on steamed pak choi

This authentic Chinese recipe for roasted, marinated pork has a flavour that will instantly take you away

Oriental mushroom and pak choi stir-fry

Oriental mushroom and pak choi stir-fry

Treat yourself to some exotic mushrooms and create this mouthwateringly simple dish.

Yellow pepper and black bean stir-fry

Yellow pepper and black bean stir-fry

An easy, healthy low-fat stir-fry with peppers and red onions that tastes as lovely as it looks.

Crispy Szechuan tofu stir-fry

Crispy Szechuan tofu stir-fry

This tasty fried vegetarian recipe gives a hearty kick thanks to the Szechuan peppercorns, garlic and ginger.

Sticky duck with quick egg fried rice

Sticky duck with quick egg fried rice

A quick Chinese-style recipe that's surprisingly low in calories.

Scallops in chilli black bean sauce on kai lan with enoki mushrooms

Scallops in chilli black bean sauce on kai lan with enoki mushrooms

Kai lan, or Chinese broccoli, is prized for its tender stems and goes fantastically with scallops in this easy stir-fry recipe.

Honey-ginger chicken

Honey-ginger chicken

Kids and adults alike will love this healthy recipe for sweet 'n' sticky Chinese-style chicken thighs.

Baby spinach salad with sesame dressing

Baby spinach salad with sesame dressing

This baby spinach salad recipe with a sesame dressing (goma) uses daikon, which is a white Asian radish, but red radishes can also be used.

Seared tuna with Asian noodle salad

Seared tuna with Asian noodle salad

This quick, post-work supper recipe with Asian flavours utilises the best time-saving products in the supermarket.

Chilli chicken with ginger and udon noodles

Chilli chicken with ginger and udon noodles

Healthy, light, tasty and filling, this Asian chicken recipe will tick all the boxes.

Vietnamese rice paper rolls

Vietnamese rice paper rolls

Unlike deep-fried spring rolls, this Vietnamese spring roll recipe is light and healthy, packed with fresh herbs, prawns and veg. It makes a great lunch or starter.

Vietnamese minted chicken salad

Vietnamese minted chicken salad

A no-cook spicy chicken salad that's on the table in less than 30 minutes.

Chicken, pasta and butter bean ramen

Chicken, pasta and butter bean ramen

This deliciously healthy recipe makes an easy Japanese-style soup for two in just 15 minutes.

Asian potato cakes with oriental coleslaw

Asian potato cakes with oriental coleslaw

These Asian potato cakes are marvellous, with their mix of conventional and sweet potatoes, and the oriental coleslaw gives a real kick to the dish.

Sweet soy and chilli tuna skewers with Asian slaw

Sweet soy and chilli tuna skewers with Asian slaw

Quick and easy tuna skewers for a delicious Asian feel to your supper.

Teriyaki salmon with stir-fry vegetables

Teriyaki salmon with stir-fry vegetables

This healthy Asian recipe is low in calories and saturated fat. A great dinner party dish.

Thai beef salad

Thai beef salad

Embrace the taste of Thailand with this wonderfully spicy, healthy Asian salad.

Smoked mackerel stir-fry with pak choi and rice

Smoked mackerel stir-fry with pak choi and rice

An Asian stir-fry with a twist packed with omega-3s to make it super healthy.

Chicken pho

Chicken pho

This Vietnamese soup is a herby, spicy mix of Asian flavours. A delightfully balanced meal.

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