Under 5 Ingredients

Make satisfying dinners with our simple and easy 5-ingredients recipes. From Japanese-style wafu pasta to fried rice dishes, these easy recipes will be your new dinner staples. Salt, pepper, oil, water —and any optional ingredients – are freebies.

Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls) on a plate.
Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls) on a plate.

Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls) (Video) おにぎり

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Stuffed with a variety of fillings and flavors, Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls) make an...
A white plate containing okra with ginger soy sauce.

Okra with Ginger Soy Sauce オクラの生姜醤油和え

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Okra with Ginger Soy Sauce is a quick, tasty 3-ingredient side dish that pairs...
A white ceramic shallow bowl containing Stir-Fried Tomatoes and Eggs over steamed rice.

Stir-Fried Tomatoes and Eggs トマトと卵の中華炒め

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Made with simple, everyday ingredients, these Stir-Fried Tomatoes and Eggs are incredibly tasty and...
Ceramic cups containing Japanese Ginger Tea (Shogayu) garnished with a slice of lemon.

Honey Ginger Tea (Shogayu) 生姜湯

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Sip your way to a healthy start with a warming cup of shōgayu, or...
Simmered shrimp on the green plate.

Simmered Shrimp えびのうま煮

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Simply simmered in dashi soy sauce and soaked overnight, this beautiful shrimp adds a...
A rectangular plate containing three flavors of mochi (sweet red bean, sweet soybean flour, and soy sauce and nori seaweed).

How To Enjoy Japanese Mochi (Video) お餅の食べ方

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From sweet to savory, there are various types of mochi (Japanese rice cake) we...
A Japanese plate containing Butter Soy Sauce Scallops.

Butter Soy Sauce Scallops ホタテのバター醤油焼き

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Pan-fried to perfection and seasoned with just soy sauce and butter, these Butter Soy...
Assortment of mushrooms are wrapped and cooked in foil with miso and butter.

Miso Butter Mushrooms in Foil きのこのホイル焼き

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These miso butter mushrooms in foil packets are so easy to make with a...
A enamel tray containing homemade Japanese curry roux blocks.

How To Make Japanese Curry Roux (Video) カレールーの作り方

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Learn how to make Japanese Curry Roux from scratch. Only five ingredients!
A white ceramic plate containing ramen eggs.

Ramen Eggs (Ajitsuke Tamago) (Video) 味付け玉子

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Known as Ajitsuke Tamago (Ajitama) in Japan, Ramen Eggs are delicious as a topping...
A ceramic bowl containing Japanese Sake-Steamed Clams.

Japanese Sake-Steamed Clams (Video) あさりの酒蒸し

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Japanese Sake-Steamed Clams made in 10 minutes with just 5 ingredients! Expect minimal fuss...
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