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10 Easy Asian Recipes for 30-Minute Dinners

Want dinner on the table in 30 minutes flat? We can help with that. Take your pick of 10 easy Asian recipes that are faster than takeaway and you have a delectable dinner on your table.

Miso ramen with salmon and silken tofu

Instant miso soup sachets and springy ramen noodles are the secret to this speedy Japanese dinner. Get the recipe here.

Miso Ramen with Salmon and Silken Tofu Recipe

Malaysian char kway teow

Get your wok piping-hot for this tasty noodle stir-fry, a must-have at hawker markets across Malaysia.

Malaysian Char Kway Teow Recipe

Hoi sin stir-fry prawns with ramen noodles

Wok-toss prawns in a quality hoi sin sauce for a sweet and succulent Hoi sin stir-fry that’s ready in minutes.

Hoi Sin Stir Fry Prawns

Seared tuna on soba noodles

This light, low-fat dinner teams blush-pink tuna with virtuous green veggies and a delicate soy and mirin dressing, for meal that’s ready in 15 minutes. Check out the recipe here.

Seared Tuna on Soba Noodles Recipe

Stir-fry beef with cumin and oyster sauce

Cumin adds an earthy, robust flavour to this easy beef stir-fry. Simply serve with steamed rice for a complete meal.

Stir-fry beef with cumin and oyster sauce

Spicy basil chicken stir-fry

Take a jar of Thai Spicy Basil Garlic stir-fry paste, some chicken, fish sauce and holy basil and you have pad krapow, a speedy Thai dish that packs a serious punch.

Spicy Basil Chicken Stir-Fry

Classic chicken noodle soup

There’s nothing more comforting than a bowl of chicken noodle soup – and it’s even more rewarding when it only takes minutes to make!

Classic Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

10-minute kimchi pancake

Pancakes for dinner? Sure, especially when it’s this lip-smacking savoury version out of Korea. Get the recipe here.

10 Minute Kimchi Pancake

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Thai beef salad

For a protein-packed dinner that is gluten-free, dairy-free and Paleo friendly, whip up this zesty Thai salad.

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Tom yum prawns

This classic Thai takeaway dish, tom yum goong, is a spicy, speedy dinner that takes less than 15 minutes to cook.

Tom Yum Soup with Prawns Recipe

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