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Japanese meals made easy. Get dinner on the table in 30 minutes or less with these delicious, quick and easy recipes. You’ll love the Japanese Garlic Fried Rice, Oyakudon (Chicken & Egg Bowl), Soba Noodle Salad, and Hot Pot for One!

A wooden tray containing a plate of somen noodles, a bowl of sesame miso dipping sauce, and a plate of pork shabu shabu and cucumber slices.
A wooden tray containing a plate of somen noodles, a bowl of sesame miso dipping sauce, and a plate of pork shabu shabu and cucumber slices.

Pork Shabu Shabu and Cold Somen with Sesame Miso Sauce 豚しゃぶ冷やしそうめん味噌胡麻だれ

Refreshing cold somen noodles served with chilled pork shabu shabu, cucumber slices, and sesame...
A rice bowl containing Myoga Yukari Mazegohan.

Myoga Yukari Rice (Mazegohan) ミョウガとゆかりの混ぜご飯

This Myoga Yukari Mazegohan is a wonderful summer mixed rice made with Japanese ginger...
A Japanese ceramic containing Tonkatsu (pork cutlet) and shredded cabbage salad.

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

Crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside, this is the best homemade...
A plate containing salad drizzled with Ume Miso Dressing.

Ume Miso Dressing 梅味噌ドレッシング

With a hint of tangy and sweet Japanese plum flavor, this Ume Miso Dressing...
A donburi bowl containing grilled eel fillet over steamed rice.

Unadon (Eel Rice) (Video) 鰻丼

A classic Unadon (Japanese Eel Rice Bowl) recipe with sweet caramelized homemade unagi sauce...
A glass plate containing Cold Tuna Tomato Somen topped with julienned shiso leaves.

Cold Tuna and Tomato Somen (Video) ツナとトマトの冷やしそうめん

This 15-Minute Cold Tuna and Tomato Somen is the noodle you need for summertime!...
A white bowl containing Shiso Pesto Pasta garnished with shaved Parmesan cheese and shiso leaves.

Shiso Pesto Pasta (Video) 大葉ジェノベーゼパスタ

With homemade green perilla pesto sauce, this Shiso Pesto Pasta is a light and...
A blue glass bowl containing somen noodles.

Japanese Cold Somen Noodles そうめん

Served with grated ginger, scallion, and a delicious dipping sauce called Tsuyu, chilled somen...
A refreshing salad drizzled with Yuzu Miso Dressing.

Yuzu Miso Dressing ゆず味噌ドレッシング

This Japanese-inspired Yuzu Miso Dressing is ridiculously simple, but it hits all the notes...
A blue Japanese plate containing Saba Misoni (Mackerel Simmered in Miso) garnished with julienned ginger.

Saba Misoni (Mackerel Simmered in Miso) (Video) 鯖の味噌煮

Classic Japanese way to prepare mackerel is Saba Misoni, with mackerel cooked in a...
A bizenware containing kinpira gobo, a classic Japanese side dish.

Kinpira Gobo (Braised Burdock Root) (Video) きんぴらごぼう

Kinpira Gobo is a traditional Japanese dish made with shredded burdock root and carrot...
A white ceramic plate containing Japanese-style Tuna Mushroom Pasta garnished with shredded nori and shiso leaves.

Japanese-Style Tuna Mushroom Pasta ツナときのこのパスタ

With pantry staples like butter, canned tuna, and Mentsuyu, you can easily make this...
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