70+ Asian Dinners That a Busy Beginner Cook Can Master
The next time you reach for the takeout menu to order up some Thai, Chinese, or Vietnamese delivery, think again. While Asian cuisine might seem a bit intimidating to cook at home, many recipes are beginner-friendly as well as quick to make. Sure, it may mean a trip to your Asian grocery to stock up on staples like fish sauce, curry paste, hoisin sauce, and sesame seeds, but the minor investment is absolutely worth it (and many of these items are available at well-stocked supermarkets nowadays). To get you started on your culinary journey, we've rounded up 72 recipes ranging from traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, and Vietnamese recipes to Americanized classics (like chopped chicken salad) and creative options inspired by Asian ingredients.