Japanese Recipes

Japanese recipes - Recipes for both traditional Japanese food and yoshuku, which is Westernized Japanese fusion food. Japanese recipes refer to recipes for both traditional Japanese food and yoshuku, which is Westernized Japanese fusion food. Traditional Japanese recipes are based upon steamed white rice, combined with several main and/or side dishes. Popular dishes include sushi, sashimi, tempura and soba. Yoshuku, on the other hand, refer to European dishes which have been adapted by the Japanese. Popular yoshuku recipes are recipes for curry, omurice and hamburg.
Main Ingredient

Pick a main ingredient and click to discover delicious Japanese recipes perfect for any occasion. Popular main ingredients for Japanese recipes include meat products like Beef,Chicken, Fish,Pork to dairy products like Cheese, Egg, Yoghurt to Vegetables and grain products like Bread and Pasta. Soak the scents of hearth and home cooking with these yummy Japanese recipes below.
Japanese Recipes: Beef
  • Tachiyama's Beef and Chicken Nabe Hot Pot

    Nabe dishes or hot pot dishes are prepared in a hot pot, usually at the table on a portable stove and eaten communally. However, it can also be cooked entirely in the kitchen, then served at the table. Credits goes to Banzuke for this amazing recipe, http://www.banzuke.com/chanko-nabe/ Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Japanese Sukiyaki

    Sukiyaki is a Japanese hot pot styled dish. It consists of meat which is slowly cooked or simmered alongside with vegetables and other ingredients, Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Japanese Potato Croquette

    Coquettes are commonly served with steaks or stews or as a snack. There is many different ways to prepare and serve them Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Gyudon Beef Bowl

    Gyudon Beef Bowl is a Japanese dish consisting of a bowl of rice topped with beef and onion simmered in a mildly sweet sauce flavored with dashi, soy sauce and mirin Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Sweet and Spicy noodle

    It is a very common noodle dish that you could find in pretty much every little noodle shop in town. Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Japanese steak Hamburger

    As promised, here is my recipe for making Japanese style hamburgers, it is a very popular dinnertime dish Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Black beer beef stew

    it's rainy and cold day here one day and i decide to prepare this recipe, a perfect bowl of rich beef stew. Served with a bit of crusty bread it's a comforting and warm meal. Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Nikujaga

    This is a japanese meat and potato stew, easily made once you have the ingredients. Don't be intimidated by the names, they are easily found at most Asian groceries Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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Japanese Recipes: Bread
  • Hello Kitty Sandwich Bun Character Bento (kyaraben)

    - A delicious and fun recipe - Good for breakfast, picnics and parties - Creative way to create sandwiches - Choose your own favorite fillings for the sandwiches - You can use seaweed cut outs instead of chocolate for the facial parts for Hello Kitty - Cut 8 slits around the bread slice instead of 4, the shape would be better. I learnt this through my own mistakes. :) http://littlemissonigiri.blogspot.sg/2013/02/hello-kitty-character-bento.html Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Sweet Couple Dinner Roll Bento

    Transform your sausage buns into something much cuter. Create this sweet couple dinner roll for your loved ones with this step-by-step video tutorial. It will be a popular recipe, as it is so adorable and simple to make. What's more? You can make this for your loved ones as their packed lunch, they will love it for sure! Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Transform your Dinner Rolls into Matryoshka Doll

    Transform your Dinner Rolls into cute Matryoshka Dolls, good for bentos or parties :) You can either prepare the dinner roll contents as a sandwich or fill it with your favorite bread spread. :) Blog post at - http://littlemissonigiri.blogspot.sg/2012/11/matryoshka-doll-bento.html Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Sunflower Sandwich Bento

    These cheery sunflower sandwiches are great for breakfast, picnics or summer parties! They look really delicious too! But most importantly... they're really easy to make! Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Hot dog bento

    People all over the world often misconceive that Asians are dog eaters but we know that the majority of us would only go as far as eating these “dogs.” Hope you like my recipe! Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Hedgehog sandwiches

    Wish you had a pet hedgehog? Will now you can have more than just one! These hedgehogs will accompany you to your picnic, lunch.. anywhere you take them! It just takes some effort and patience to make them. Have fun! Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Flowers and hearts bento box

    What better way to show your loved one how much you care for them! They'll definitely appreciate this delicately made bento box, filled with flowers and hearts! This will definitely melt your loved one's heart! Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Bear sandwich

    Great for a light breakfast or midday snack, even adults would be fond of this innovative arrangement for a sandwich. Bear lovers, especially, would love this! Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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Japanese Recipes: Cake
Japanese Recipes: Cheese
Japanese Recipes: Chicken
Japanese Recipes: Chocolate
Japanese Recipes: Duck
Japanese Recipes: Egg
Japanese Recipes: Fish
Japanese Recipes: Fruit
Japanese Recipes: Herb
Japanese Recipes: Lamb
Japanese Recipes: Mushroom
Japanese Recipes: Noodles
Japanese Recipes: Nuts
Japanese Recipes: Other
Japanese Recipes: Pasta
Japanese Recipes: Pork
Japanese Recipes: Potatoes
Japanese Recipes: Rice/Grain
Japanese Recipes: Seafood
Japanese Recipes: Turkey
Japanese Recipes: Vegetables
Japanese Recipes: Yoghurt
Dietary Consideration

Meal planning when you have special dietary consideration like diabetes can be a challenge. Find Japanese recipes by your special dietary needs from below. These recipes includes High Fiber, Low Calories, Low Carb, Low Fat, Low Sodium, Low/No Sugar recipes; to Vegan, Vegetarian and Wheat/Gluten Free Japanese recipes. Check out these Japanese recipes which are as healthy as is it flavorful. Vegetarians will also be pleased with the broad selection of salads and vegetable dishes which are also high in nutrition.
Japanese Recipes: High Fiber
Japanese Recipes: Low Calories
Japanese Recipes: Low Carb
Japanese Recipes: Low Fat
Japanese Recipes: Low Sodium
Japanese Recipes: Low/No Sugar
Japanese Recipes: Vegan
Japanese Recipes: Vegetarian
Japanese Recipes: Wheat/Gluten Free
Course Order

Are you craving for Japanese dishes? We have prepared an extensive list of Japanese recipes, categorized by its serving course to satisfy your cravings. You will be amazed by the wide variety of courses you can prepare with these Japanese recipes. Fill your tummy with delightful soups, appetizers, side and main courses prepared using the best Japanese recipes here.
Japanese Recipes: Appetizer
Japanese Recipes: Condiments
Japanese Recipes: Dessert
  • Christmas Specials

    A Japanese Christmas cake?! What's that? Sponge cakes very typical of Japanese baking- Net recipe for this easy sweet cake topping with strawberries. The Christmas cake was usually served on Christmas Eve. Its very delicious, enjoying to make and looks very beautiful. Enjoy it!Just by looking at this plate of savory eggplants, aren't you mouthwatering yet? Try it out now, and I’m sure it will leave you craving for more! Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Christmas Snowman Mochi Dessert - Deco Shiratama Japanese Sweets

    Chewy delightful japanese sweets transformed for christmas season, enjoy this light dessert which can be served with fresh fruits, shaved ice, pudding and much more. Adds that cute factor! Great for parties too! Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Cream Anmitsu

    Anmitsu is a perfect summer dessert with a quintessentially Japanese harmony of unusual textures and familiar flavors. While kanten and gyūhi don’t have much flavor on their own, they pick up the sweetness of kuromitsu and lend an unexpected twist to the parade of textures in your mouth. Credits with this amazing recipe goes to http://www.delectablehodgepodge.com/recipes/anmitsu.html Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Japanese Doll Cake

    Japanese Doll Cake. Inspired by a cute Japanese Doll, this cake can be done up for a surprise for your children Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Mount Fuji cheesecake

    I know you have definitely try a cheesecake before, but have you ever try one in the shape of mount fuji? Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Matcha Green Tea Cake

    Matcha powdered green tea can be used as an ingredient in baking this cake recipe. Fascinating isn't it? Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Chocolate Cream Cookie

    These crisp little cocoa cookies are filled with creamy chocolate. Bet you can't eat just one. Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Strawberry Santa Claus Christmas Cake

    A christmas cake design in the shape of santa claus! Your guest would definitely be amazed by this. Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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Japanese Recipes: Drinks
  • Fruit punch With Nata De Coco & Fruits

    This fruit punch recipe is taught to me by my mother and I am here to share with everyone. This is a very simple recipe to make and you can add in fruits that you love. It will make a very nice desert. You can also find this as a popular desert in Asia it is a very cooling desert and you will enjoy taking it during the summer period. Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Watermelon Sangria

    Watermelon is a rich source of water. This sangria is not only refreshing but it will help prevent dehydration during summer! Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Soy Banana Collagen Smoothie

    This is my every-day smoothie! Did you know that banana is an anti-cancer fruit? Why don't you try out! Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Black sesame honey soy milk

    An interesting tasting drink! Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Spiced tea

    The spiced tea will wake you up! Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Avocado juice

    A great drink for those on a diet. This serves as a meal on its own! Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Black sesame soy milk tea

    This drink will warm you up on a cold day. Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Interesting banana soy drink.

    Delicious drink. Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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Japanese Recipes: Herbal Soup
  • Seven Herbs Rice Porridge

    Nanakusagayu is the seven-herb rice porridge that we eat in the morning of January 7th to bring longevity and health. Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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Japanese Recipes: Main Course
  • Off-road Vehicle Bento

    See how goya (bitter melon) is cooked and used in this character bento! Also learn how to prepare chestnut rice, a popular bento menu for autumn outgoing! This great combination of flavourful ingredients is completely a knock-out. Once started on this scrumptious, delectable box of bento, you will never want to put your fork and spoons down. Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Autumn Leaves Bento

    Autumn is the season for eating! Learn how to make a character bento featuring healthy mushroom rice and a specialty called "Yawata-maki". It’s quick, easy, healthy and warms up the kitchen all in one swoop. Especially if you mix and match the veggies. Give a try & Enjoy it! With only a few ingredients, and quick, no fuss preparation-this is bound to become a family favorite! Just by looking at this Bento, aren't you mouthwatering yet? Try it out now, and I’m sure it will leave you craving for more!   Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Tropical Summer Vacation Bento

    Introducing a centuries-old, traditional style of making sushi. Tropical Summer Vacation Bento is very cute. If this makes you feel better, you would have eaten every bite of this lunch! These recipes are also elegant, easy, and, because they have so few ingredients, won't break your budget. Try it out now, and I’m sure it will leave you craving for more!   Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Japanese New Year

    See what Japanese eat for the new year! Of all the annual holidays in Japan, the New Year (o-shogatsu) is often spoken of as the "most Japanese" of celebrations. "Osechi ryori" is what most people in Japan eat at the beginning of the new year. Most often everything is placed in compartmentalized lacquer boxes that are stacked in layers. Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Okosama Lunch Bento

    Introducing the basic techniques used to make this character bento, octopus-shaped cocktail sausages and more! A traditional bento holds rice, fish or meat, with pickled or cooked vegetables, usually in a box-shaped container. Bento is a single-portion takeout or home-packed meal common in Japanese cuisine. Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Nostalgic Japan Bento

    Learn how to prepare Japanese rice with traditional earthenware pot! Also, find out the recipe for kayaku gohan, a Japanese pilaf with the chef's secret ingredients! A bento is a Japanese lunch box, inside which people often arrange a widely varied and artistically arranged set of lunch food. This often includes food with faces. Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Hello Kitty Temaki Hand Roll Sushi

    Have fun with Hello Kitty character. You can pack this for bento, make this for lunch and gatherings :) A easy recipe for all to follow so please give this a try! I was inspired to create a life-size food of the mini sushi Rement toy I have that has a Hello Kitty Temaki Hand Roll Sushi. Read more at http://littlemissonigiri.blogspot.sg and follow me at Facebook http://www.facebook.com/bentosingapore Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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  • Hello Kitty Sandwich Bun Character Bento (kyaraben)

    - A delicious and fun recipe - Good for breakfast, picnics and parties - Creative way to create sandwiches - Choose your own favorite fillings for the sandwiches - You can use seaweed cut outs instead of chocolate for the facial parts for Hello Kitty - Cut 8 slits around the bread slice instead of 4, the shape would be better. I learnt this through my own mistakes. :) http://littlemissonigiri.blogspot.sg/2013/02/hello-kitty-character-bento.html Check out this delicious recipe by clicking on the thumbnail image!
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Japanese Recipes: Side Dish
Meal Type

Trap in a food dilemma? Need a definitive source for simple, quick and easy food ideas for your different meal types? Browse hundreds of Japanese recipes by meal type, ranging from Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, High-Tea, and Dinner to Supper. These special home-made recipes delight will be a quick pleaser for your family and guests. See what's cooking by clicking one of the many Japanese recipes below.
Japanese Recipes: Breakfast
Japanese Recipes: Brunch
Japanese Recipes: Dinner
Japanese Recipes: High Tea
Japanese Recipes: Lunch
Japanese Recipes: Supper