Here are 10 Asian-inspired easy meal prep recipes that are perfect for busy weekdays:
- Teriyaki Chicken and Broccoli: Grill or bake chicken breasts coated in teriyaki sauce and serve with steamed broccoli and brown rice.
- Veggie Fried Rice: Cook brown rice, then stir fry with a mix of vegetables, such as carrots, peas, and onions, and scrambled eggs. Add soy sauce and sesame oil for flavor.
- Thai Chicken Curry: Cook chicken and vegetables, such as bell peppers and onions, in a mix of red curry paste and coconut milk. Serve with rice or quinoa.
- Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry: Stir fry sliced beef and broccoli in a mix of soy sauce, garlic, and ginger. Serve with rice or quinoa.
- Korean BBQ Beef Bowls: Grill or pan fry thinly sliced beef coated in Korean BBQ sauce and serve with rice and a side of kimchi.
- Miso Soup with Tofu and Vegetables: Bring vegetable broth to a boil and add cubed tofu, sliced mushrooms, and chopped green onions. Stir in miso paste for flavor.
- Pad Thai: Stir fry rice noodles with shrimp or chicken, bean sprouts, and scrambled eggs in a mix of tamarind paste, fish sauce, and palm sugar. Top with chopped peanuts and cilantro.
- Vietnamese Spring Rolls: Soak rice paper in water, then fill with a mix of cooked shrimp or chicken, vermicelli noodles, and vegetables, such as carrots and cucumbers. Serve with peanut dipping sauce.
- Japanese Bento Box: Pack a bento box with a variety of Japanese-inspired dishes, such as grilled salmon, steamed edamame, and vegetable tempura.
- Chinese Dumplings: Stuff wonton wrappers with a mix of ground pork, vegetables, and seasonings, then boil or steam until cooked. Serve with soy sauce for dipping.
These Asian-inspired meal prep recipes are quick and easy to make and are packed with flavor and nutrients. They will help you stay on track with healthy eating throughout the week.
If you still need to learn prep, join our Thai cooking classes, Dumpling making, or Japanese cooking classes in San Francisco or New York!