25+ Mouthwatering Vegan Asian Recipes

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These delicious vegan Asian recipes are the perfect inspiration to enjoy exotic flavors from the comfort of your kitchen. From Thai curry to Korean bibimbap, dumplings, and ramen, there is an enticing dish for everyone!

Take your taste buds on a journey to spice-filled, colorful streets and endless bowls of noodles by making your hawker favorites at home. 

With a focus on flavors and fun textures, this list will excite you to adventure away from your regular meal plan and explore a foreign cuisine. Enjoy!

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Flavorful Thai Stir-Fry
In only 20 minutes, enjoy an exotic stir fry made of crispy veggies and marinated tofu. A customizable dish that the whole family will love. Enjoy garnished with green onions and crunchy toasted cashews!
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back pan on a chopping board with freshly cooked pumpkin stir fried vegetables
Sweet Potato Lentil Curry
Sweet potato satay is a fantastic combination of nutty and spicy. A thick tomato-based curry is elevated with a generous spoonful of peanut butter that coats the vegetables perfectly. A comforting dish that is meal-prep-friendly!
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Healthy Vegan Bibimbap
Spicy vegetables and sticky rice are drizzled in an umami miso sauce. A beautiful celebration of Korean-inspired flavor with satisfying textures. Enjoy this bibimbap on a busy weeknight as a nourishing, easy dinner.
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Green Curry Fried Rice
Got some leftover cooked rice in the fridge? Whip up this flavorful green curry fried rice with your favorite veggies in no time. Great for weeknight dinners and using up produce that’s about to go bad!
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Vegan Pad Thai Salad
Keep it fresh with this raw noodle pad thai. Ribbons of spiralized vegetables replace starchy noodles and create a beautifully vibrant and fresh bowl. A creamy peanut sauce coats each noodle and vegetable, while option garnishes add a bit of protein.
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two bowls of colorful spiralized veggies topped with edamame, tofu and a creamy peanut butter sauce
Vegan Thai Potato Curry
Potatoes are always delicious in curry. This perfectly spiced and deliciously rich curry flavors the tender potatoes perfectly, creating spoonfuls of mouthwatering comfort. Best enjoyed served with tangy yogurt.
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Easy Vegan Chow Mein Noodles
Chow mein noodles are always crowd-pleasers, and this easy-to-make recipe is perfect for a busy week. Very customizable, pair the noodles with your favorite veggies and generously bathe in yummy stir-fry sauce – so good!
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Tofu Rice Paper Rolls
Rice paper rolls are fresh and delicious, the perfect summer lunch or light dinner. Made with a rainbow assortment of vegetables tucked into a thin, sticky wrap, these rolls are best served with peanut butter sauce!
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colorful vegan summer rolls filled with tofu, noodles, and veggies
Vegan Chicken Satay Bowls
A skewer of grilled satay is a culinary experience that will take you right back to Bangkok's crowded, colorful streets. Mock-chicken soaks in a coconut marinate before grilling to smokey perfection – so delicious!
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Chinese Mushroom Dumplings
Sesame-coated, brown bottom dumplings with sticky sweet chili sauce is a dinner that will make your mouth water. Each parcel is stuffed with beautifully seasoned mushrooms that release umami juices after every bite.
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Chinese Mushroom Dumplings with Sweet Chili Ginger Sesame Sauce
Vietnamese Noodle Bowls
Vietnamese noodle bowls are playfully dotted with flavorful, fresh herbs and marinated grilled tofu. The plain rice noodles are the ideal starch to balance the heavy protein and fresh crisp veggies and herbs – so yummy!
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Vietnamese noodle bowls
Vegan Pad See Ew
Enjoy a Thai-inspired street food classic with this pad see ew. Flat rice noodles are stir-fried with Chinese broccoli and garlic and then coated in a savory soy-based sauce. Each noodle is amber-brown and savory.
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vegan pad see ew
Peanut Sesame Noodle Salad
Meal-prep-friendly cold sesame noodle salad is a glorious lunch to enjoy on the go. Seasoned with sesame oil, garlic, spices, and soy sauce, these noodles are a flavor bomb that continues to develop. Perfect to make in a large batch and enjoy all week!
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Peanut Noodle Salad
Vegan Egg Rolls
Egg rolls are always a family favorite. These homemade, tightly rolled, gorgeously fried appetizers are freezer-friendly and packed with veggies!
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easy homemade vegan egg roll
Easy Vegan Pho
Satisfy your inner child and slurp through a big bowl of noodles. The satisfying sound of your lips puckering and slippery noodles dancing across your taste buds is a relished experience. This vegan mushroom pho is just the bowl to curb your cravings!
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Vegetarian Vegan Pho Recipe
Green Papaya Salad
Green papayas are a fresh, crunchy, and versatile ingredient. Julienned slivers go nicely with a rice vinegar dressing and fresh sweet bell pepper – top with toasted seeds for a great crunch!
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Green Papaya Salad
Korean Cucumber Salad
Try this Korean-inspired cucumber salad for your next bbq or cookout. Ready in less than ten minutes and packed with Asian chilies and spices. These crunchy cucumber slices are a winning combination!
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Korean cucumber salad
Vegan Sesame Ramen
Enjoy a creamy sesame ramen broth to slurp up noodles from. This Tantanmen ramen bowl balances creamy richness with fresh spring onion and sweet corn. An oh-so-comforting dish that will warm you from the inside out.
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Vegan Homemade Ramen
Vegan Mapo Tofu
Szechuan peppercorns add beautiful heat to this soft tofu dish. Packed with flavor that develops in a hot wok, this tofu is the ideal dish to serve with steamed white rice.
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Kung Pao Cauliflower
Skip the takeout order and try this homemade kung pao cauliflower instead. Made with wholesome ingredients and ready in 30 minutes, it's a satisfying dish that's great any night of the week!
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Kung Pao Cauliflower
Miso Tofu Steaks
Fall in love with tofu after the first bite of these miso glazed steaks. Excellent, baked or fried, earthy tomato and peanut miso sauce coats the dish pairing the satisfying soft texture of tofu with explosive flavors.
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Tofu steaks with rice and broccoli
Rainbow Teriyaki Tofu Skewers
Polonysian-inspired flavors of sweet teriyaki tofu skewers are a heavenly recipe to sink your teeth into. Sweet pineapple, red onion, and bell pepper dress up a wood skewer and colorfully create a flavor-packed meal.
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Tofu Skewers
Cauliflower and Butternut Thai Curry
This easy-to-make, instant pot cauliflower butternut curry is an ideal stew to warm up with on a cold day. Thai-inspired, aromatic spices fill the home and are conveniently ready to enjoy in a few minutes.
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cauliflower thai curry
Vegan Mango Sticky Rice
Thai mango sticky rice is a dessert you must try. This recipe is the ideal balance of moist, starchy rice and sweet coconut cream, all coated in juicy ripe mango. A unique dessert experience that you will love.
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mango sticky rice
Tofu Sisig Bowl
Filipino-inspired tofu sisig is a fantastic dish to impress friends and family. Bold flavor that expertly plays your palate, showcasing notes of sweet, tangy, spicy, and savory, this nourishing meal will satisfy you.
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tofu sisig bowl
Onion Bhajis with Coriander Dip
Chickpea flour, spices, onion, and water create a crunchy fried snack that goes great, dipped in coriander sauce or alongside your favorite curries. These comforting crunchy treats are packed with protein and are easy to make.
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Vegan Onion Bhajis with Coriander Yoghurt Dip

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25+ Mouthwatering Vegan Asian Recipes

by Alena Schowalter
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
These delicious vegan Asian recipes are the perfect inspiration to enjoy exotic flavors from the comfort of your kitchen. From curry to Korean bibimbap, dumplings, and ramen, there is an enticing dish for everyone!
Serves 3

Ingredients

Pineapple Fried Rice

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger minced
  • 1 cup finely chopped veggies of choice 130 g
  • 1 ½ cups pineapple cubed (340 g)
  • ¼ - ½ cup stir fry sauce
  • 4 oz firm tofu 110 g, crumbled
  • 3 cups cooked rice 600 g

Instructions

  • Place a large pan over medium heat and add sesame oil and onion. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add ginger, veggies, and pineapple. Cook until soft, then add tofu and the stir-fry sauce. Cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add cooked rice, mix thoroughly, and heat until warm.
  • Serve topped with fresh herbs or green onion!

Notes

  • Carrots, bell pepper, zucchini, broccoli, and mushrooms work well for this recipe.
  • Make it oil-free by sautéing your veggies in water or broth.
  • Find 25+ more vegan Asian recipes in the article above.
Course: Asian
Cuisine: Asian
Nutrition Facts
25+ Mouthwatering Vegan Asian Recipes
Amount per Serving
Calories
356
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
7
g
11
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
6
g
Sodium
 
124
mg
5
%
Carbohydrates
 
64
g
21
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
12
g
13
%
Protein
 
10
g
20
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed.
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Hi, I'm Alena Schowalter — a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with my husband, I founded nutriciously in 2015 and have been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages toward a healthy plant-based diet. I enjoy discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature, and creating new recipes. Read more about us here.

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