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Browse main dish recipes on Just One Cookbook. From authentic teriyaki dishes, Japanese-style pasta, salmon dishes, to Japanese curry recipes, you’ll find your lunch and dinner inspiration here.

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Oyakodon (Chicken and Egg Rice Bowl) 親子丼

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A ceramic plate containing steamed rice, dry curry, and a fried egg.

Japanese Dry Curry ドライカレー

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Japanese Sandwich – Mixed Sando ミックスサンド

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Vegetable Yakisoba 野菜焼きそば

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A bowl containing Mazesoba (Mazemen), Japanese Brothless Ramen, topped with seasoned minced meat, green onion, garlic chives, nori seaweed, crushed garlic, and katsuobushi powder.

Mazesoba (Mazemen) 台湾まぜそば

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Mazesoba, or often called Mazemen here in the US, is Japanese brothless ramen that...
A white plate containing Baked Chicken Katsu (Japanese Chicken Cutlets) and shredded cabbage salad.

Baked Chicken Katsu (Video) 揚げないチキンカツ

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Cold Somen Noodles with Sudachi Lime すだちそうめん

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Simmered Beef and Tofu (Niku Dofu) 肉豆腐

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