Our pick of healthier Asian recipes will help you stay on track with eating well, bringing you a range of flavours and textures that taste so good it's hard to believe they are good for you. Think beef pho, curry laksa or Thai chicken salad, all very doable at home but packed full of interesting and healthy ingredients that will help bring balance and new flavours into your meals. You'll want to make them again and again, as well as try out new recipes.
Many of the recipes are easy to tweak to match what's in your storecupboard, so don't hold back in experimenting or adapting the recipes to suit your tastes, whether it's using more or less chilli, or substituting vegetables for what you've already got.
This delicious roast duck noodle soup recipe (pictured) is a great example and a Chinatown favourite, but it's so easy to make at home. This dish is ready to serve in less than 30 minutes, which makes it a great midweek meal. Roasting the duck takes a while longer but if you've already done that on the weekend then your meal is already half-ready which means you can knock up the rest in no time whenever you fancy it.
Staying healthy doesn't mean eating bland, boring food; by following some of our healthy Asian recipes you can see how exciting cooking can be, even when you're watching the calories. Be kind to your body with some of our healthy Asian recipes, without feeling like you're compromising on flavour and at the same time, lose inches off your waist!
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Satisfying, healthy low calorie meals - perfect for a light meal or for the 5:2 diet, including 300 calorie meals and 200 calorie meals
Christmas dessert recipes for an impressive finale, including orange and cranberry cheesecake, chocolate and Florentine torte and mulled berry tart
Christmas cheesecake recipes that will make a wonderful alternative Christmas dessert, including nougat cheesecake and a baked orange and cranberry cheesecake
Low fat dessert recipes including chocolate and coffee mousse, blackcurrant sorbet and zingy melon salad
Christmas cake recipes to make ahead of Christmas, including a simple traditional fruit cake recipe, Christmas cake recipe with a twist and ideas for how to decorate a Christmas cake