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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.

Whether you’re cooking for a family or an easy weeknight meal for one, these recipes will save the day!

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Miso ramen with homemade chashu and ramen egg garnished with nori.

Miso Ramen Recipe 味噌ラーメン

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A plate containing Teriyaki Salmon served with steamed rice and miso soup.

Teriyaki Salmon (Video) 鮭の照り焼き

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A ceramic bowl containing Japanese Chicken Curry along with steamed rice and fukujinzuke pickles.

Japanese Chicken Curry (Video) チキンカレー

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A Japanese ceramic containing Tonkatsu (pork cutlet) and shredded cabbage salad.

Tonkatsu (Japanese Pork Cutlet) (Video) とんかつ

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A Japanese donburi bowl containing Oyakodon, chicken and egg rice bowl.

Oyakodon (Chicken and Egg Rice Bowl) 親子丼

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A plate containing Salmon in Foil with ponzu sauce on the side.

Salmon in Foil (Video) 鮭のホイル焼き

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A fluted plate containing Yakisoba (Japanese Stir-Fried Noodles).

Yakisoba (Japanese Stir-Fried Noodles)(Video) 焼きそば

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A white ceramic plate containing Okonomiyaki, a savory Japanese cabbage pancake topped with okonomi sauce, Kewpie mayo, and bonito flakes.

Okonomiyaki Recipe (Video) お好み焼き

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A white plate containing chicken katsu with tonkatsu sauce and shredded cabbage with sesame dressing.

Chicken Katsu (Video) チキンカツ

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My classic Chicken Katsu are tender, crispy Japanese panko-breaded cutlets served with tonkatsu sauce....
A rice cooker containing Chicken Rice, seasoned with Japanese ketchup and Worcestershire sauce.

Rice Cooker Ketchup Rice ケチャップライス

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Learn to make Rice Cooker Japanese Ketchup Rice with the push of a button!...
A white rectangular plate containing yakitori, Japanese grilled chicken and scallion skewers, coated with savory yakitori sauce and served with shichimi togarashi on the side.

Yakitori Recipe 焼き鳥

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Glazed in a savory, caramelized homemade sauce, simple Japanese Grilled Chicken and Scallion Skewers...
A white plate containing chicken katsu with tonkatsu sauce and shredded cabbage with sesame dressing.

Best Katsu Recipes: The Crunchy Japanese Cutlets You Want to Make Right Now

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Katsu (Japanese breaded cutlets) are one of the best things to eat! From chicken...
Japanese bowls containing Classic Udon Noodle Soup called Kake Udon or Su Udon, topped with sliced green onion and shichimi togarashi (Japanese seven spice).

Udon Noodle Soup (Kake Udon) (Video) かけうどん

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With thick chewy noodles and a delicate umami broth, this classic and comforting Udon...
A white round plate containing sliced Kimbap (Korean Seaweed Roll).

Kimbap (Korean Seaweed Roll) キンパ

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Kimbap is a delicious Korean seaweed roll with seasoned beef, vegetables, omelette strips, and...
Round ceramic plates containing six pieces of California rolls over a bamboo leaf along with sushi ginger.

California Roll カリフォルニアロール

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Learn how to make popular California Rolls at home filled with sushi rice, crabmeat,...
A white plate containing Japanese Pasta with Shrimp and Broccolini.

Japanese-style Shrimp and Broccolini Pasta 海老とブロッコリーニの和風パスタ

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Seasoned with crunchy garlic chili oil and butter, this delicious Japanese-style Pasta with Shrimp...
A donburi rice bowl containing gyudon, simmered beef and onions over steamed rice.

Gyudon (Japanese Beef Rice Bowl) (Video) 牛丼

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Thinly sliced beef simmered with tender onions and savory-sweet sauce, Gyudon or Japanese Beef...
A plate containing panko-coated, fried horse mackerel fillets and a bed of shredded cabbage salad.

Fried Horse Mackerel (Aji Fry) あじのフライ

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Easy Aji Fry is a popular Japanese homestyle dish of horse mackerel fillets breaded...
A white ceramic plate containing Okonomiyaki, a savory Japanese cabbage pancake topped with okonomi sauce, Kewpie mayo, and bonito flakes.

Okonomiyaki Recipe (Video) お好み焼き

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A street food from Osaka, Okonomiyaki is a Japanese savory pancake "grilled as you...
A Japanese lacquer box containing colorful Mosaic Sushi that's made of checkerboard pattern of various sashimi, tamago, and cucumber laid over sushi rice.

Mosaic Sushi モザイク寿司

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This colorful Mosaic Sushi features sashimi, tamagoyaki rolled omelette, and vegetables arranged in a...
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