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5 Creative Work Lunches to Make Your Co-workers Jealous

Get set for a serious case of food envy in the office, as we reveal five creative work lunches that will make your co-workers jealous!

Nyonya-style chicken curry

Everybody knows curry tastes better the next day, so why not make a double batch of this Nyonya-style chicken curry on the weekends to serve you through the week? Use breast meat so you don’t have to tackle bones at your desk.


Tom kha soup

Step away from the tubs of supermarket pre-made soups. This fragrant Thai-style tom kha soup will warm you to your very soul this winter.

Tom Kha Soup Recipe

Nori maki

Skip the queues at your local sushi shop, by rocking up to work with your own platter of nori maki. Creative fillings include tinned tuna spiced with Japanese shichimi pepper flakes, omelette with avocado, or grilled chicken with cucumber and teriyaki sauce.

Nori maki (sushi rolls)

Stir-fried beef with cumin and oyster sauce

The scent of cumin wafting through the office is sure to get mouths watering! For a warming winter lunch, whip up this stir-fried beef with cumin and oyster sauce, and serve it with steamed rice or noodles for a complete meal.

Stir-fry beef with cumin and oyster sauce

Korean japchae

Chewy sweet potato noodles, wholesome vegetables and a nutty sesame oil dressing: we predict that Korean japchae will become your new lunch staple.

Must-Eat in Korea: Japchae (Stir-fried Glass Noodles)

Plus, it’s equally delicious hot or cold! Find more easy Asian recipes and 5 lunch box treats.

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