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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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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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)
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!
Carrots, bell pepper, zucchini, broccoli, and mushrooms work well for this recipe.
Make it oil-free by sautéing your veggies in water or broth.
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Alena Schowalter is a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with her husband, she founded nutriciously in 2015 and has been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages towards a healthy plant-based diet. She’s received training in the fields of nutrition, music therapy and social work. Alena enjoys discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature and creating new recipes.