Weeknight Dinner

Looking for a quick, easy, and delicious meal for a busy weeknight? Take a look at Nami’s collection. These are her 100 go-to recipes for weeknight meals. (Baked Chicken Katsu →)

A white plate containing Baked Chicken Katsu (Japanese Chicken Cutlets) and shredded cabbage salad.
A cast-iron pan containing Steak Garlic Rice topped with chopped scallions and garlic chips.

Steak Garlic Rice

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This Japanese Steak Garlic Rice is made with tender cubes of seared beef tossed...
A fluted oval shape containing stir-fried mushrooms and eggs drizzled with ankake sauce.

Stir-Fried Mushrooms and Eggs with Ankake Sauce

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Tangy and savory Stir-Fried Mushrooms and Eggs with Ankake Sauce is a delicious Japanese...
A donabe claypot containing Nabeyaki Udon, which is made of udon noodles, kamaboko fish cake, fried tofu, egg cooked in a dashi broth and topped with shrimp tempura.

Nabeyaki Udon (Video) 鍋焼きうどん

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Nabeyaki Udon is a Japanese winter staple with shrimp tempura, kamaboko fish cake, fried...
A Japanese donburi bowl containing Oyakodon, chicken and egg rice bowl.

Oyakodon (Chicken and Egg Rice Bowl) 親子丼

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Classic Oyakodon recipe—chicken and egg are simmered in a sweet and savory dashi sauce...
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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Dry Curry is a gravy-less Japanese curry made with ground meat and minced vegetables...
A white plate containing vegetable yakisoba along with red pickled ginger.

Vegetable Yakisoba 野菜焼きそば

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Packed with colorful vegetables, this quick and easy noodle dish is perfect for a...
A white plate containing Japanese simmered beef and tofu (niku dofu).

Simmered Beef and Tofu (Niku Dofu) 肉豆腐

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Known as an easy version of Sukiyaki, Japanese Simmered Beef and Tofu, or Niku...
A table setting for cold somen noodles.

Japanese Cold Somen Noodles そうめん

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Served with grated ginger, scallion, and a delicious dipping sauce called Tsuyu, chilled somen...
A cobalt blue ceramic bowl containing cold miso soup (hiyajiru) with tofu, cucumber, and salmon).

Cold Miso Soup (Hiyajiru) 冷や汁

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Light yet deeply flavorful, this cold miso soup (Hiyajiru) is all that you need...
A white plate containing Ketchup Spaghetti (Napolitan).

Napolitan (Japanese Ketchup Spaghetti) ナポリタン

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Need a family meal ready in 30 minutes? Try this easy Japanese Ketchup Spaghetti...
A white plate containing cold ramen (Hiyashi Chuka) with julienned cucumber, ham, egg, and more!

Hiyashi Chuka (Cold Ramen) 冷やし中華

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Hiyashi Chuka is a Japanese cold ramen noodle mixed with homemade dressing and topped...
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