Cauliflower Fried Rice with Chicken
Cauliflower stands in for rice in this remake of the takeout favorite.
Cauliflower stands in for rice in this remake of the takeout favorite.
We trade lettuce or cabbage to lay our chicken, radish, scallions, clementine and almonds on a bed of shredded Brussels sprouts. Pack salad and dressing separately and toss together when ready to eat.
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An easy, one-bowl marinade uses Korean staples like gochujang and gochugaru to bring bold flavor to this steak. Not a steak fan? Use the same marinade for chicken, pork or even tofu.
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The rice in this meal is inspired by Nasi Goreng, a traditional Indonesian fried rice dish. While the recipe differs by region, it’s often made with chicken, shrimp and a variety of vegetables. Here, we swap in fiber-rich brown rice to make this a well-rounded, nutritious meal for a high-carb day.
Tender beef, aromatic spices and rice noodles all cook in the same pot in this easy soup. Garnished with fresh bean sprouts, basil, cilantro, jalapeño and shaved onions, it’s a great combo of hearty and fresh, all in one bowl. For even more heat and color, serve with sliced chiles over top.
You can skip the takeout and make this easy dish at home in the same amount of time. This recipe is full of tender shrimp and fresh, crisp veggies all cooked in a mildly spicy sauce.
Wrapped in buttery lettuce leaves, this sweet and savory chicken is packed with dynamic flavor for an irresistible dinner.
The belly side of the tuna cooks up quickly, giving you melt-in-your-mouth fish in minutes. Wrapped up with buttery avocado and homemade wasabi mayo, these handheld tuna cones taste wonderfully indulgent.
The picnic must-have.
Gochujang is a fermented hot pepper paste and a staple in Korean cooking. Here, we use a few pantry staples to transform it into a spicy-sweet dressing.
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Using frozen riced cauliflower helps shorten prep time so this nutritious bowl is on the table quickly. If baby bok choy isn’t readily available, chop up about 7 cups of regular bok choy. Garnish with sliced red chiles for color and heat.
No need for a bottled sauce — here, you can make a quick, zesty teriyaki using orange juice, ginger and a few pantry staples. The recipe makes enough to coat the fish before roasting with plenty left over for drizzling and dipping at the table. (Tasty tip: Try it on the broccoli!)
This citrus-flavored sesame shrimp with crunchy veggies is even better than the classic Chinese takeout dish. It's quick and easy to make for a healthy weeknight meal.
The combination of sweet, fresh pineapple, salty fish sauce and spicy chile sauce is typical of Thai dishes.
These crisp shrimp get a nutritional boost from flax in the coconut mixture that coats them, and make a delicious, Thai-inspired entree standing on their own or paired with kasha, pearled barley or wild rice.
This stir-fry boasts energy-boosting B vitamins from broccoli, red bell pepper and Swiss chard. Get even more zeal from the iron-containing shiitake mushrooms and shrimp.
We’ve unbundled your favorite sushi and included all the savory flavors in this sushi-style bowl. Instead of rice, though, we’ve used cucumber noodles for a fresh, crunchy twist combined with tuna, avocado and a gingery sauce
These stuffed savory pastries are a traditional Indian favorite. Sweet potatoes, cauliflower and spices are cooked together to create a mouthwatering filling for the easy whole-wheat phyllo dough.
Brown rice is topped with roasted carrots, parsnips and Brussels sprouts for a filling and warming meal in a bowl. The salmon is baked with a zesty miso glaze that doubles as the sauce.
This chile-spiced veggie stir-fry makes a quick and healthy dinner. The addition of the superfood MCT oil turns this into keto-friendly, brain-boosting meal.
Savory soy sauce, sweet honey and fiery ginger give this stir-fry personality, but the chunks of juicy mango are really what take this dish up a notch. Serve with brown rice or quinoa to round out the meal.
A quick soy-lime dressing adds serious oomph to this crunchy slaw. The beauty of a slaw made with heartier ingredients such as broccoli, carrots and radishes is that you can toss it in the dressing before leaving the house and it won’t get soggy. If you don’t have a portable grill, you can also cook the tofu in a skillet or grill pan before leaving the house.
Cod is glazed in sweet miso before being broiled in the oven. The bok choy is flavored with orange zest and pepper flakes for a spicy, flavorful side.
It may take some effort to track down some of the ingredients in this spicy, rich, coconut-laced noodle soup, but it's worth every effort.
This Hawaiian-style high-protein tuna bowl, spiced up with Furikake seasoning, gets its crunch from radishes, carrots and snow peas for a filling meal.
Heart-healthy salmon is coated in a tangy marinade, and cucumber ribbons, carrots and avocado balance out this simple dish.
This burrito is packed with fresh tuna, healthy veggies and a spicy wasabi dressing combine to make a fresh wrap of deliciousness.
This is a takeout classic for good reason. Tender chicken, crunchy peanuts and soft noodles are tossed in a tangy-sweet sauce — how could it not hit the spot for dinner?
This hearty skillet soup is brimming with colorful vegetables and fiber-rich soba noodles. For a spicy kick, add a drizzle of your favorite Asian-style hot sauce before digging in.
Don't be fooled – lettuce wraps can be hearty with the right filling! This mixture uses ground beef and a combination of mushrooms including cremini plus your choice of shiitake or enoki for a satisfying meal.
The ultimate convenience food: Prepare these portable pho jars through Step 5, and when you’re ready to eat, simply add boiling water and enjoy.
This coconut-peanut butter combo is designed to infuse chicken wings with sweet, spicy and savory flavors that are mainstays of Thai cuisine.
Cabbage is a fantastic way to add fiber and cancer-fighting sulfuric compounds to your diet, but finding creative ways to utilize it can be tricky. This bowl incorporates more cruciferous vegetables in your diet without resorting to same-old coleslaw.
This make-ahead Asian-inspired ginger apricot chicken recipe goes from freezer to crockpot, making weeknight cooking a snap.
As a fermented food, miso provides the gut with beneficial bacteria that help us to stay healthy, vibrant and happy. These miso chicken tenders are so savory and delicious, this dish will end up in your regular rotation.
Also called pitaya, dragon fruit is a dramatic-looking tropical fruit is rich in vitamin C, iron and red pigments called betacyanins, which help protect the heart from damage.
Matcha is a brilliant green powder made from ground green tea leaves, which was originally served in traditional Japanese tea ceremonies. In cooking, it pairs beautifully with creamy or bright accents.
Add a lovely punch of heat to your favorite foods with this fermented chile paste. Using only three ingredients, this versatile condiment will keep for up to 2 years in the fridge. Add it to sauces, salsas or marinades, or use it to top burritos or burgers to give a little spice to your meal.
Pineapple lovers, this one’s for you. The juicy fruit lends a sweet-tart flavor to this veggie-packed stir-fry. We love it served over brown rice.
The balance of sweet and sour flavors, a keystone of Asian cooking, is the inspiration behind this bowl.
Southeast Asian flavors run through this nice contrast of hot chicken over cold salad. They’re bound together by the marinade, which is boiled after seasoning the chicken so it can be turned into the salad dressing.
This genius jar of healthy, quick-cooking ingredients is the answer to your desk-lunch woes. If you’re using precooked shrimp, add it to the jars while still frozen – it’ll thaw in the fridge overnight and be ready to eat by lunchtime. If you're using fresh shrimp, simply cook and add to the jars as directed.
A vivid homemade curry with lime leaves, Thai chiles and lemongrass is just the thing to give humble cauliflower main-dish status.
Nutty, earthy and with just the right amount of heat from Sichuan peppercorns, this stir-fry gives you all of the satisfaction of takeout without artificial thickeners.
The addition of Asian flavors from ingredients such as tamari and green onions gives standard burgers a twist. Raw and crunchy bok choy pairs perfectly with the sweet and spicy burgers.
These Asian-inspired chicken burgers get a burst of umami flavor from a homemade pineapple teriyaki sauce. Serve them on whole-wheat buns, or, for a lighter take, try lettuce leaves. In addition to the grilled pineapple, sliced avocado and grilled onions make tasty toppings.
This salad has a nice bit of heat to it thanks to the fresh chile. Fiery, sweat-inducing capsaicin is found mostly in the white pith (and the seeds that come into contact with the pith), so devein and seed the chile if you want to cut back on spiciness. For added flavor, you can add chopped fresh mint, cilantro or Thai basil to the salad.
Pan-seared tofu pairs beautifully with fresh veggies and teriyaki-style noodles in this quick takeout fake-out. You can substitute whole-grain linguine or brown rice noodles.
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This vegetable-rich stir-fry is made even more nutrient-dense with the addition of kelp noodles, small noodles made from algae that are low in calories yet high in minerals
Craving Chinese? This vegetable-packed stir-fry with a speedy five-ingredient sauce can help thwart a costly and unhealthy trip to your local takeout joint.
Pete Evans has taken the classic miso soup and replaced bland tofu with something that will please the whole family – meatballs! Here, he uses chicken, but any ground protein, such as pork, shrimp or beef, will work well. You can even gently poach a fillet of fish if you prefer.
Coconut milk adds richness to this aromatic curry, chock-full of anti-inflammatory ingredients like turmeric and ginger. To switch things up, you can swap out the brown rice for an ancient grain such as quinoa or millet.
Serve these noodle-filled lettuce wraps family-style with the toppings in separate small bowls so everyone can assemble their own at the table. Save any leftovers and enjoy as a salad the next day – simply chop the lettuce, toss with the toppings and drizzle with the sauce
If you haven’t yet tried kimchi, this Korean pickled cabbage is worth adding to your meals. It’s not only tangy, but it’s also fermented, a good sign it’s teeming with probiotics.
If you have trouble getting your family (or yourself!) to eat fish regularly, these soft, creamy dumplings are a clever way to add it into your weeknight repertoire. To avoid overcooking them, make sure the water returns to a boil between each batch of dumplings, and then set your timer for 3 minutes. If you’re able to find fire-roasted crushed tomatoes, try them in the broth – they add a smoky depth of flavor.
In addition to a healthful mix of nuts, this blend contains another secret health weapon, edamame. Edamame is a complete protein, meaning it contains all essential amino acids. It's also a very good source of folate, a B vitamin that helps lower your risk of stroke and heart attack. Make sure to choose an organic variety of edamame.
All the flavor of salmon rolls, minus the finicky rolling – that’s the beauty of these easy-to-make rice bowls. Furikake is a dry blend of sesame seeds, seaweed and dried fish. Look for it in specialty Asian grocery stores or make your own using our easy recipe; alternatively, you can simply substitute for sesame seeds.
This Asian-inspired dip is versatile enough to use with any of our chips, and it just might be the easiest dip you've ever made – simply pop all the ingredients into a blender with a splash of water, whiz it up and you're done.
Thinly sliced taro root yields seriously crunchy chips – so much that your tasters will never believe you didn't give them the deep-fryer treatment. A combination of maple syrup and five-spice powder gives them well-rounded sweet and aromatic notes.
A winter version of the spring roll, these portable handheld delights and their addicting 4-ingredient sauce make a satisfying snack or a perfect lunch paired with your favorite soup.
Prepare a stick-to-your-ribs, freezable family favorite: Mango Peanut Curry. To increase heart-helping fiber, serve curry over brown rice, quinoa, soba noodles or brown rice noodles.
With a light sesame flavor and a surprising crunch, this soup is a staff favorite. Try topping with a drizzle of additional sriracha and sesame oil, or if you prefer to go sweet, try a drizzle of honey.
Health benefit: This recipe is bursting with antioxidant-rich fruits like pomegranate, red grapes and goji berries. Plus, pineapple, cilantro and mint have all been studied for their digestive and anti-inflammatory benefits that help you beat the bloat.
Health benefit: Citrus fruits are high in vitamin C, an important antioxidant for immune and skin health, but the real supernutrients in citrus lie in its flavonoids, which are found in the peel and pith. Studies have found that citrus flavonoids help repair DNA damage, lower cholesterol and have anti-inflammatory properties.
Health benefit: Fermented foods are full of probiotics, but in order to keep gut bacteria balanced, you also need prebiotics, or nondigestible carbohydrates that feed probiotics, like the inulin found in asparagus. This makes fermented asparagus a superfood for digestive and immune system health to help keep your body strong and disease-free all winter long.
This traditional Korean condiment of spicy fermented cabbage is made in two phases: The first stage, soaking the cabbage in a salty brine, kills harmful bacteria and draws out the liquid from the cabbage. In the second stage, a spicy paste of Korean-style chile powder, scallions, garlic and ginger is mixed into the cabbage to give it that signature kimchi kick. Adding the paste also starts the second stage of fermentation, in which the natural sugars are converted to lactic acid, preserving the veggies and giving them tangy flavor.
These mild and slightly sweet carrots are a great gateway pickle for those who find the strong flavor of kimchi or kraut overwhelming. It’s not necessary to buy organic cabbage for this recipe, as you’re only using the cabbage leaves to form a barrier between the carrots and the weighted jar. Serve with hummus or a creamy herb dip, or grate the carrots and toss into salads.
When afternoon cravings hit, reach for these protein-packed nutrient heavyweights.