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Low-fat Asian Recipes to Beat the Festive Bulge

If you’re feeling a bit bloated following a week of over-eating, then lighten up with five of our favourite low-fat Asian recipes to beat the festive bulge.

Korean bibimbap

Keep the oil to a minimum when cooking the eggs and beef, and you have yourself one colourful bowl of goodness in Korean bibimbap.


Japanese seared tuna on soba noodles

Lean fish, nutty soba and vitamin-packed greens make this seared tuna on soba noodles a vitamin-packed low-fat dinner.

Seared Tuna on Soba Noodles Recipe

Chinese steamed coral cod with goji berries

Steaming is one of the healthiest cooking methods, locking in vital nutrients, and not adding any fat. Get steamy in the kitchen with this steamed coral cod with goji berries, which add extra antioxidants.

Steamed Coral Cod with Goji on Lotus Leaf

Chicken soup with coriander and ginger

Packed with cleansing ginger and coriander, this Japanese chicken soup is light in fat but big on flavour.

Chicken Soup with Coriander Ginger and Udon Noodles Recipe

Southern Thai salad

Perfect for a light dinner in the heat of summer, this Southern Thai salad contains no oil or added fat, getting its pep from zesty herbs, fiery chillies and tangy limes.

Southern Thai Salad Recipe

For more Asian barbecue inspiration, try Japanese teppanyaki at home, or make our flame-grilled favourites to go with your salad.

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