13 delicious Date Night Chicken Recipes with Asian flavors from Korea all the way to Singapore, India and China!
When it comes to date nights, nothing says "romance" like a home-cooked meal. Cooked with love, after all, no?
If you're looking to impress your significant other with a delicious dish that looks more impressive than it really is, check out these Asian chicken date night ideas! Flavorful, but also packed with healthy proteins, these selicious Asian chicken recipes that are perfect for a romantic chicken dinner date!
Black Pepper Chicken with Turmeric
Move over prosciutto wrapped chicken breasts!
After the whole world heard how Prince Harry proposed over a roast chicken that Meghan Markle made, roast chicken seems like the quintessential easy date night recipe! (Regardless of how you feel about them personally!)
If you're tired of the usual Sunday roast, try this flavorful Korean recipe. Economical too as the bones can be made into chicken broth and leftover meat can be used to make a spicy porridge or 1 of these leftover chicken recipes!
Serve it with some Asian potatoes or 1 of these Korean banchan recipes! And since it's a date, how can we say no to the alcohol? Homemade makgeolli or homemade plum wine will definitely knock his or her socks off!
This one pan or rather one pot recipe is, in my opinion, great for a lovely date night dinner as it's mostly passive cooking. So you can busy yourself with your hair and make-up whilst the chicken simmers all on its own!
This recipe is so easy, it works even for a dates scheduled as a busy weeknight dinner!
If you don't want to deal with bones on date night- not too romantic, after all- substitute with chicken breasts and keep an eye on the fire so that they don't overcook and dry out!
Tip: remember to cook over medium heat or even medium-low heat!
If you prefer to skip the garlic, feel free to leave it out!
Teriyaki Chicken Thigh
This Japanese dish can be done in 3 ways! Make extra of the sweet and savory sauce and spoon it over pan fried salmon or tofu! Include some of these Japanese sides to make it a complete meal, and maybe end with some lychee konnyaku jelly?
Chicken Katsu is a crispy, breaded chicken dish that is often drizzled with a sweet and savory sauce (or served with Japanese curry!)
Fingerlicking Sticky Wings
The creamy sauce is so delicious, and keeps well. In fact, some people think it tastes better the next day! Extra can be kept for a pasta recipe.
OK the recipe says Thai satay but chicken satay is a popular street food in Singapore and Malaysia too!
This classic Southeast Asian dish is sure to impress your date with its succulent meat. Although it's great on its own, don't forget to serve it with the creamy peanut sauce.
Your date will be SO impressed to see that you can make this popular Indian dish even without a tandoor oven! Better than takeout!
Although Indian cuisine is known for its vegetarian dishes, there are several classic Indian chicken dishes, such as chicken tikka masala. The meat is cooked in a flavorful tomato-based sauce, perfect with naan or other Indian breads!
This creamy and delicious Indian curry recipe, also known as Murgh Makhani, is sure to impress your date with its rich flavor and tender meat! Scrumptious served with white basmati rice or, if you want something unusual, try pandan rice!
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