Making Japanese-Inspired Recipes At Home with Meal Kits



Making Japanese-Inspired Recipes At Home with Meal Kits

An Easier Way To Get Fresh Japanese Cuisine

The internet has really shaped the present and future, bringing many ways to make your busy life a little easier. Now online has brought an evolution to shopping by providing you a hybrid of grocery shopping and convenient food delivery at your doorstep. Unlike fast food, however, these dishes are prepped and ready to cook with fresh ingredients that you need to make dinner in minutes.

These meal delivery services offer a variety of culturally inspired dishes that will make your mouth water, including some of your favorite Japanese recipes. Take a look at these Japanese-inspired dishes that are prepped ready to cook and made with a healthy fresh twist at the comfort of your own home.

Honey Ginger Glazed Chicken

Hello Fresh
Preparation Time: 30 minutes


• Snow Peas
• Lime
• Ginger
• Garlic
• Jasmin Rice
• Chicken Tenders
• White Wine Vinegar
• Soy Sauce
• Chicken Stock
• Honey
• Vegetable Oil
• Salt
• Pepper

This sweet sticky dish is inspired by the delicious Japanese favorite Ginger Chicken recipe. Made with similar key ingredients such as chicken, honey, and soy sauce, Hello Fresh added its own touch of flavor using snow peas, garlic, and a kick of lime. Check out the current Hello Fresh promotion to save on your first box!

Sesame Soba Noodles

Blue Apron
Preparation Time: 15-25 minutes


• Soba Noodles
Gai Lan (Chinese Broccoli)
• Carrot
• Cucumber
• Lime
• Sweet Chili Sauce
• Roasted Peanuts
• Ginger
• Rice Vinegar
• Sesame Oil
• Cremini Mushrooms

Soba noodles are made with buckwheat and traditionally prepared in a chilled or room temp salad that is flavored with honey, crushed peppers, soy sauce, green onions and of course sesame oil. Blue Apron uses the sweet chili sauce to make the sweet and spicy taste and loaded it with more healthy vegetables like carrots, cucumber, Gai Lan, mushrooms, and a hint of lime.

Ginger-Tamari Steak

Green Chef
Preparation Time: 30 minutes


Grass-fed sirloin steak
• Ginger-tamari sauce
• Peanut dressing
• Carrots
• Baby Spinach
• Bell Peppers
• Snow peas
• Black rice ramen
• Scallions and Cilantro

Most of us are already familiar with ramen but unlike the store-bought packages and traditional recipes, this is made with fresh black rice ramen, making it gluten-free. Different from the usual ramen salad which is made with mandarin oranges, edamame, almond slices, and coleslaw mix, this has steak, mixed with peanut sauce, carrots, spinach, bell pepper, snow peas, and flavored with tamari sauce, giving you a healthy yet hearty green salad.

Rapid Stir-Fried Beef

Hello Fresh
Preparation Time: 20 minutes


• Beef Sirloin
• Garlic
• Yakisoba Noodles
• Scallions
• Ginger
• Soy Sauce
• Sesame Seed Oil
• Broccoli
• Salt and Pepper
• Ketchup
• Corn Starch

Yakisoba is a dish you can get at nearly any Japantown restaurant but this recipe has a bit of a spicy twist to the classic Japanese stir-fry dish. This is made with broccoli and garlic rather than the usual cabbage, mushrooms, and, carrots. It is made, fast, simple, and delicious. The sriracha adds a kick of flavor and is tossed with a thick juicy steak.

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