Top 10 Favourite Japanese Recipes to Make at Home

23 November, 2016 , ,

This article was originally written on November 23, 2016 and updated on July 16, 2021.

Japan is famous for sushi because it’s so beautiful and delicious. But there’s a lot more to Japanese food. Though the country is compact, the regions vary in both tradition and culinary delights. It has a culinary tradition that somehow manages to bring fashion and family together for amazing traditional dishes that blow you away in both flavour and aesthetics. So we have 10 easy Japanese recipes to help you discover Japanese cuisine right in your own kitchen.

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#10 – Soba Noodles Salad with Peanut Sauce

Soba Noodles Salad with Peanut Sauce Japanese recipes

Soba Noodles Salad with Peanut Sauce

Soba noodles are very popular in Japan. Made from buckwheat flour, they are rich in fiber, with a nutty flavor that goes perfectly well with the peanut sauce in this recipe. With crunchy vegetables, this salad is definitely a happy marriage of flavors.

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#9 – Mackerel fillets simmered in soy sauce

Mackerel fillets simmered in soy sauce Japanese recipes

Mackerel fillets simmered in soy sauce

Are you looking for a quick, easy and healthy way to prepare fish? Opt for a fatty fish and make it the Japanese way: steamed, in the pan. It will only take you about 15 minutes to complete this poached mackerel recipe. Less time than ordering sushi!

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#8 – Japanese Eggplant Salad

Japanese Eggplant Salad recipe

Japanese Eggplant Salad

In the West, we are used to eating eggplants grilled or cooked in a stew. But did you know that steaming helps retain their melting texture even better? Try this side dish that will not leave anyone indifferent.

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Dania Sonin

Dania is a web designer and writer, though she loves anything creative and that includes cooking. Add to that a passion for food, and SOSCuisine was a perfect fit!

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