20 Japanese Recipes to Make While Watching the Tokyo Olympics

Kandace Wysock

Table of Contents Teriyaki Beef and Asparagus SkewersSpicy Japanese Izakaya Style Grilled WingsSpicy Sushi RollMiso VinaigretteMiso Soup With Napa Cabbage and ShrimpJapanese Seven-Spice Beef Skewers With Brussels Sprouts SaladCrispy Pork Tonkatsu With Japanese Curry and RiceJapanese Style Curry With Carrots and ApplesWasabi MayonnaiseBeef SukiyakiShabu-ShabuTeriyaki TunaAsparagus TempuraGrilled Chicken Ramen BowlJapanese Milk […]

Teriyaki Beef and Asparagus Skewers

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Spicy Japanese Izakaya Style Grilled Wings

Spicy Japanese Izakaya Style Grilled Wings

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Spicy Sushi Roll

Spicy Sushi Roll

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If you were planning to pay homage to Japan during the Olympics by visiting your favorite sushi restaurant, try making a roll at home. This spicy sushi roll is easy enough for beginners to make from scratch. Just be sure to buy the highest quality sushi-grade tuna available at your local fish market.

For the Spicy Sushi Roll recipe, click here.

Miso Vinaigrette

Miso Vinaigrette

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Miso Soup With Napa Cabbage and Shrimp

Miso Soup With Napa Cabbage and Shrimp

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Japanese Seven-Spice Beef Skewers With Brussels Sprouts Salad

Japanese Seven-Spice Beef Skewers With Brussels Sprouts Salad

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Crispy Pork Tonkatsu With Japanese Curry and Rice

Crispy Pork Tonkatsu With Japanese Curry and Rice

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Japanese Style Curry With Carrots and Apples

Japanese Style Curry With Carrots and Apples

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Wasabi Mayonnaise

Wasabi Mayonnaise

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Beef Sukiyaki

Beef Sukiyaki

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If you’re tuning into the Olympics on a weeknight and want to make a meal with easy clean-up, try beef sukiyaki. This take on the traditional Japanese one-pot dish is made by cooking beef with a blend of mushrooms, green onions, bok choy, tofu and noodles in a seasoned beef broth until all the flavors meld together.

For the Beef Sukiyaki recipe, click here.

Shabu-Shabu

Shabu-Shabu

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For an interactive meal, consider making shabu-shabu. The hotpot dish is prepared by making dashi flavored with Japanese seaweed and bonito shavings and leaving it simmering on a burner or in a fondue pot. Let guests cook their own beef, tofu, carrots, bok choy and other ingredients by swishing them around in the hot broth.

For the Shabu-Shabu recipe, click here.

Teriyaki Tuna

Teriyaki Tuna

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Asparagus Tempura

Asparagus Tempura

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Grilled Chicken Ramen Bowl

Grilled Chicken Ramen Bowl

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Japanese Milk Pudding

Japanese Milk Pudding

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Japanese milk pudding, also referred to as purin, has a texture comparable to flan but it’s flavor is reminiscent of ice cream. It can be enjoyed plain or topped with black sugar sauce, ginger-lemon sauce or macerated blueberries. This recipe gives options for all three.

For the Japanese Milk Pudding recipe, click here.

Japanese Cake

Japanese Cake

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Kasutera is a popular Japanese sponge cake that’s incredibly soft and slightly sweet. Different varieties of the cake are available — some use powdered green tea or brown sugar — but this recipe uses honey to add an extra layer of sweetness to the dessert.

For the Japanese Cake recipe, click here.

Matcha Marble Cake

Matcha Marble Cake

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Made by grinding tea-leaves into a powder, matcha is an important ingredient in Japanese culture. Although it’s commonly enjoyed as a beverage, it’s mixed with hot chocolate in this recipe and turned into a marbled cake.

For the Matcha Marble Cake recipe, click here.

Matcha Smoothie

Matcha Smoothie

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