We love asian food here at Bites and Bevvies. From spring rolls to curries to noddles or rice, we simply can’t get enough. With the proper spice pantry you can make so many amazing flavorful dishes. Here are eleven of our favorite Asian inspired dishes to make at home. Bon Appetit!
Coconut rice dishes are popular around the world and are incredibly versatile. Try this delicious Coconut Rice with Grilled Shrimp dish which combines creamy coconut rice, sweet grilled shrimp, and savory vegetables for an unforgettable meal.
Panang curry is a mild, sweet Thai curry dish with a thick, creamy texture. Originating in Central Thailand, it’s made with coconut milk, red curry paste, fish sauce, kaffir lime leaves, and palm sugar, and cooked with a variety of meats and vegetables. The heat of the chilies can be adjusted to individual taste. This panang curry recipe is relatively simple to make.
Making a great spring roll at home is easy, requiring simple ingredients and a few kitchen tools. The recipe involves heating a pan and adding vegetables, cooked rice, soy sauce, and sesame oil, then wrapping the mixture up in a spring roll wrapper and cooking until golden brown and crispy. Checkout this great recipe for a lovely veggie spring roll.
Garlic Noodles is a classic Chinese-American dish that has become popular in Asian restaurants all over the world. It is a simple yet flavorful noodle dish that is easy to make and full of flavor. It originated in the Chinatowns of San Francisco and Los Angeles in the 1970s, and has evolved over time. These Garlic Noodles are an easy and delicious meal that can easily be customized to suit your tastes.
Making this delicious Chicken Biryani at home is very easy and requires only a few ingredients. Simply layer the ingredients in the pot, and cook over a low flame for several hours for a fragrant and flavorful dish. This recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser.
Pad Thai is a popular dish that originated in Thailand in the 1930s. It is a stir-fried dish made with noodles, fish sauce, tamarind paste, peanut butter, sugar, and lime juice. It is usually garnished with ground peanuts, lime wedges, and cilantro. Making a great Pad Thai at home is an easy task and requires just a few ingredients. Check out this easy pad thai recipe.
Korean Fried Chicken is a popular dish that has been around since the 1950s. It is made by marinating the chicken in a mixture of soy sauce, garlic, and sesame oil then deep frying it in a light batter. The secret to making a great KFC lies in the marinade and the balance of ingredients in the flour mixture. This KFC recipe is certain to one up any regular fried chicken.
Mie Goreng, meaning “fried noodles” in Indonesian, is a popular dish that is served in many Southeast Asian countries. It originated from Chinese-Indonesian cuisine but has since become a popular dish in Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore. It is made up of fried noodles cooked with vegetables, spices and sauces. It is usually served with a fried egg on top and garnished with fried shallots, peanuts, and a lime wedge. Making this Mie Goreng at home only takes about 30 minutes and it’s sure to be a hit.
Lumpia is a Filipino dish believed to have been inspired by the Chinese dumpling jiaozi, and has been around since the 15th century. It is a thin wrapper filled with a variety of ingredients such as ground pork, shrimp, vegetables, and spices, and is usually served as an appetizer. Making these lumpias at home is super easy and fun.
Pork Fried Rice is a popular dish with centuries of history, originating in China during the Han Dynasty. It is a simple yet flavorful dish made with white rice, pork, onions, garlic, and eggs that is cooked together in a hot wok. To make this dish at home, you will need a wok or large frying pan, white rice, pork, onions, garlic, eggs, green onions, sesame oil, and soy sauce. Optional additions such as red pepper flakes or chili powder and egg noodles can be added for flavor and texture. This Pork Fried Rice recipe is sure to be loved by family and friends, no matter what extras you add.
Butter chicken is an Indian dish that has been enjoyed for many years. It is a mild dish made with marinated chicken cooked in a creamy sauce of butter, tomato, and spices. It is a popular dish in Indian restaurants around the world, and is easy to make at home. This recipe calls for chicken, vegetable oil, butter, onion, garlic, ginger, diced tomatoes, and a variety of spices. Optional add-ons include cayenne pepper for a spicy twist, and other proteins like shrimp, tofu, or tempeh for a vegetarian or vegan option. You can’t go wrong with this one.
There you have it! Each of these eleven asian dishes is absolutely delicious. Did you give one a try? Let us know how it turned out!