Healthy Asian Recipes: Our Top 5

May 21st, 2018

There’s nothing like the taste of a takeaway meal, but home cooked Asian food can be just as amazing and it doesn’t need to be unhealthy. Asian recipes are based around fresh vegetables, complex carbs and protein, and are usually quick and easy to make. If you’re looking for some Asian meal ideas that are also good for you, here are our top 5 favourite healthy Asian recipes to keep you going between takeouts.

1. Spicy Pork Green Bean Stir Fry

Lean ground pork and healthy green beans fried up in ginger and garlic with aromatic spices and chilis. Rice wine and tamari give this dish an unrefined Asian flavour. Only takes 20 minutes to cook and has 312 calories per serving.

2. Asian Vegetable Broth

A fragrant vegetable broth of Asian greens, lemongrass and spring onions. Chilies and fish sauce are optional, and you can add any protein you like if you want to bulk this meal out. Combine ingredients and leave to simmer for 45 minutes for a healthy, stress-free Asian meal. Only 54 calories per serving of broth.

3. Thai Cashew Chicken and Vegetables

Protein-rich chicken in a sweet sticky hoisin style sauce with fresh vegetables. Added cashew nuts are full of healthy vitamins and good fats and give this dish a deep, rich flavour. Only 326 calories per serving, can be served with rice or noodles.

4. Creamy Coconut and Tomato Shrimp

Succulent shrimp in a rich flavourful curry sauce of coconut and tomatoes. Can be eaten as is, or over a bed of fluffy white rice. 297 calories per serving and only takes 20 minutes to cook.

5. Oriental Mushroom and Pak Choi Stir Fry

Mixed mushroom stir fried with Oriental greens and spices. Quick, easy and highly adaptable to your tastes. 96 calories per serving and ready to eat in 15 minutes. Lean beef strips can be added for a protein boost.

If you don’t fancy cooking your own healthy Asian recipes at home you can order an authentic takeaway from YamYam To Go UK. We serve carb-rich rice and noodles, fresh stir fried vegetables and Asian fusion salads so you can have an amazing takeaway without the guilt. Find your Local Branch or browse our Menu. Give us a call on 0800 246 1829 to order straight to your door.