If you haven't had time to do the grocery run, here are some delicious easy Asian dishes that are 5-ingredient Recipes. Some require even fewer ingredients than 5- no long grocery list needed!
These easy meals, snacks and sweet treats require no special equipment such as a slow cooker. Requiring 5 or fewer ingredients, these are the perfect weeknight meal for the whole family when you have no time to go to the grocery store!
P.S. If I've left out 1 of your favorite Asian 5-ingredient dinner recipes, feel free to let me know in the comments!
Chinese Chicken Soup
If you want something more substantial, try this coconut noodle soup!
Chinese Pork Ribs
This is my absolute favorite 5-ingredient recipe: it's so easy and makes for such a delicious meal, I honestly think it's life-changing!
The sauce is so savory and rich, it's the perfect comfort food served with a bowl of white rice.
Who says cabbage is only suitable for a side dish? This recipe turns it into a hearty vegan steak!
Umami-licious Eryngii Mushroom
If you're out of fresh ingredients, this Asian tuna recipe only requires things from the pantry!
Note: if you're looking for a dip with cream cheese, try this olive spread which only needs THREE ingredients!
If you're talking about easy recipes for rice, this must be 1 of the top contenders!
Serve with some stir-fried bok choy (garlic and oyster sauce!) and a poached egg- voila, you have a complete healthy meal that doesn't take a lot of time!
Savory Green Onion Pancakes
These pancakes can be batch made in advance as they freeze well and cook well from frozen, making it 1 of my favorite 5-ingredient meals for unexpected guests!
Note: when we say 5-ingredients, that doesn't include the dipping sauce!
Sweet & Savory Cornflakes
Salted Ducks' Egg Popcorn
Lao Gan Ma Popcorn
P.S: These are authentic Chinese cookies so no peanut butter involved!
Note: For other Asian Chinese New Year recipes, click here.
Brown Sugar Cookies
This simple recipe for brown sugar cookies take less than 30 minutes from start to end of baking!
Delicious dinners aren't complete without dessert!
Chinese Black Sesame Tong Sui
Japanese-inspired Ice Cream
You'll be surprised to hear that you only need a handful of ingredients to re-create this Japanese dessert!
I like vanilla ice cream or chocolate chips in mine!
Japanese Yuzu Jelly
Chinese Osmanthus Jelly
Easy Coconut Jelly
Boozy Lychee Jellies
Note: For more easy Asian jellies, click here.
Chinese Bird's Nest Soup
If you're more of a drinks person, most of the drink recipes on my website call for under 5 ingredients too!
When you make 1 of these five-ingredient recipes, do tag me on social media (@greedygirlgourmet) as I'd love to see what you make with these easy dinner recipes!