22 Japanese-Inspired Recipes That Will Basically Transport You To Tokyo

    Satisfy your wanderlust with these delicious recipes you can make right at home.

    When it comes to food, the Japanese just do it better. So while you dream of a trip to Tokyo or Kyoto, satisfy your tastebuds and your wanderlust with these crowd-pleasing Japanese-inspired recipes.

    1. Udon Noodle Stir Fry With Shrimp

    A bowl of udon noodle stir fry with carrots, mushrooms, and scallions tossed in soy sauce.

    2. Japanese Fried Chicken

    3. Cabbage and Zucchini Okonomayaki

    A savory Japanese cabbage pancake topped with scallions, spicy mayo, ketchup, and sesame seeds.

    4. Sesame Soba Noodles

    5. Japanese Egg Salad Sandwich

    6. Salmon Sushi Bowls

    Two salmon sushi bowls with cucumbers, carrots, beets, radishes, and edamame over white rice.

    7. Japanese Potato Croquettes

    A bitten-into crunchy fried Japanese potato croquette revealing the creamy potato interior.

    8. Japanese Gyoza

    Chopsticks reaching for a plump dumpling on a long plate.

    9. Katsu Curry

    A bowl of fried Japanese chicken katsu over rice with curry sauce.

    10. Japanese Beef and Rice Bowls

    11. Easy Ramen Bowls

    Hands holding a bowl of ramen with chopped scallions, carrots, sesame seeds, and a soft boiled egg.

    12. Chicken Yakitori

    Grilled skewers of chicken thighs and scallions.

    13. Fluffy Japanese Pancakes

    14. Cold Soba Noodles

    15. Grilled Chicken Meatballs

    16. Grilled Miso-Glazed Eggplant

    A cutting board topped with slices of miso glazed eggplant .

    17. Shrimp and Vegetable Tempura

    18. Japanese Omelet

    A fork cutting a folded Japanese omelet filled with rice, chicken, and vegetables.

    19. Beef Negimaki

    Four beef and scallion roll ups on a plate with rice and sesame seeds.

    20. Chicken Udon Soup With Bok Choy

    A bowl of udon noodle soup with chicken, peeled ginger, bok choy, and carrots.

    21. Miso Glazed Black Cod

    A few pieces of glazed marinated cod with scallions on a serving tray.

    22. Chicken Yakisoba