Add some Asian flair to your St. Patrick's Day celebrations with these delicious Green Foods! From matcha desserts to stir-fried greens, this list of the best Asian Green Foods for St. Patricks Day will have something for you, whether you're a fan of Japanese, Korean, or Chinese food!
What is St Patricks Day?
Saint Patricks Day is an Irish religious & cultural celebration on the 17th of March every year, to commemorate Saint Patrick, the patron Saint of Ireland.
As it is usually marked by people wearing shamrocks and green-coloured attire, instead of the traditional Irish food ideas, here is a list of Asian green recipes for your St Patricks Day feast! (Or if you prefer yellow food, check out these lucky golden recipes!)
Instant Pot Rice
Instead of pasta salad or potato salad, try this quick Indian rice recipe. Unlike regular rice, pasta or potatoes, it cooks up in no time at all!
Instead of creamed spinach, try this Asian spinach dish that brings a lovely bright color to your dinner table! Serve it with some of these Indian vegetarian recipes to make a complete meal.
These delicious green beans were made in an air fryer, making them much healthier than the traditional version.
Instead of the same old pea soup, why not try this bottle gourd soup?
Crispy brussels sprouts tossed in a Thai chili fish sauce- easy, healthy and delicious!
The fresh lime juice gives this Thai salad a delightfully bright flavor that will awaken your taste buds for the rest of the meal!
Skip the Irish Soda bread and try these Chinese steamed buns, which go well with Gula Melaka caramel sauce (vegan)!
Or maybe stuff them with some pickled cucumbers, grilled cheese and chicken tenders?
These buns get their lovely green color from homemade pandan juice, which is often called the vanilla of the East for its lovely warming fragrance!
Chutney & Sauces
Green Chili Pickles
Instead of green goddess dressing, why not try Chimichurri sauce? Delicious with grilled meat or seafood!
Why not shelve the salsa verde this year and try this flavorful Indian sauce instead?
Matcha Mochi Muffins
If you're on a plant-based diet, get the vegan cupcake recipe here!
If you like this Southeast Asian flavour, here are more pandan recipes for you!
White Chocolate Cake
If you're a fan of matcha green tea, you might be interested in these matcha Asian recipes.
Green Tea Latte
Pass on the Shamrock Shake or Green Bear this year, and try this Starbucks Copycat Green Tea Latte instead!
Vegan Matcha Latte
Or if you're plant-based, try this oat milk green tea latte- I show you how to make it in 5 ways, no matcha whisk needed!
P.S. If you love this foamy drink, here's a list of the best latte flavors for you!
Green Tea Chai
Or make this delicious syrup that be made into tangerine drinks, or used in salad dressings and marinades!
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