21 Delicious & Easy Asian Side Dishes

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Whether you’re cooking Thai, Vietnamese or Malaysian food tonight, you’re probably considering your options for side dishes. I love cooking different Asian foods at home and pairing it with a delicious and easy side dish makes the meal complete.

From Korean Chicken Wings to a Crunchy Chinese Vegetable Dish, we’ve got a great list of Asian side dishes to serve with you meal tonight. We’ve rounded up these ideas from our fellow food bloggers and we’re eager to share them with you below.

Korean Sticky BBQ Wings
These delicious Sweet & Spicy Korean BBQ Wings are deep-fried then glazed in a sticky, sweet, and spicy sauce.
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crispy sticky chicken wings
Miso-Glazed Roasted Carrots
Miso-glazed carrots are a tasty side dish for your dinner that is impressive enough for guests, yet deceptively simple to make.
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Miso glazed roasted carrots
Baechu-Kimchi (Napa Cabbage Kimchi)
Baechu-Kimchi is a popular Korran side dish of fermented cabbage spiced with Korean red pepper flakes and aromatics. It’s is a perfect way to complete a meal.
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Asian Pasta Salad With Peanut Dressing
A Pasta Salad with Asian flavors is all we need for weekend brunch. It has a Spicy Peanut Dressing and is topped with toasted sesame seeds to extra flavor.
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Asian Pasta Salad
Daikon Radish Cucumber Salad
This daikon radish salad with cucumbers is a bright and flavorful side dish for 6. It has a zesty sesame and rice wine vinegar dressing.
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Daikon radish salad
Air Fryer Broccoli Recipe
This quick air fryer broccoli will make an easy addition to any weeknight meal. Seasoned with sesame oil for an Asian inspired twist! If you’re like me you’re always looking for new ways to use your air fryer and new ways to get your family to eat vegetables. Both of those problems are solved with […
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broccoli salad
Easy Crunchy Asian Slaw & Ginger Peanut Dressing
Asian Broccoli Slaw is the perfect recipe for summer potlucks. The Broccoli Slaw Dressing has a sweet tangy flavors of soy sauce, peanut butter, and ginger.
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Asian Slaw with Dressing
Quick Asian Sugar Snap Peas
These Quick Asian Sugar Snap Peas are the perfect side dish to any meal. Made with simple ingredients for a taste and texture you’ll love.
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Lemongrass Chilli Green Beans Stir Fry
Who would think humble green beans could be as good as this?! Spicy, pungent and full of flavour, this delicious lemongrass chilli green beans stir fry is totally worth sharing with everyone.
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Lemongrass Green Beans
Stir Fry Zucchini Noodles
A fabulous side of stir fried Zucchini noodles with onions, bell peppers, garlic, ginger, and soy sauce, and a few red pepper flakes. It tastes fabulous and cooks up in about 10 minutes and is ready to eat!
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Zucchini Noodle Stir-Fry
Jumbo Chinese Vegetable Spring Rolls
The best homemade jumbo Chinese vegetable spring rolls filled with vegetables and authentic Chinese flavours.
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Spring rolls
Balinese Urab Sayur
This warm Balinese vegetable salad is perfect as a side dish, with fragrant Indonesian flavours and toasted coconut. It’s lovely and light, and slightly spicy. Ready in 25 minutes with just 9 ingredients.
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Urab Sayur Side Dish
Homemade Chicken Fried Rice
Homemade Chicken Fried Rice is such an easy recipe to make. It has the best flavor and is packed with juicy and tender chicken.
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Chicken Fried Rice
Miso Aubergine
Soft, slippery, salty, spicy, umami – this miso aubergine has it all, and it only takes a few minutes to prepare! It’s finished under the grill until they sizzles.
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Seared Baby Bok Choy with Ginger Garlic Sauce
This seared baby bok choy recipe includes a sweet, sesame-ginger, garlic-soy sauce to drizzle on top! The seared bok choy is delicious enough on its own, but with that special sauce, it’s sensational! A perfect side dish that takes less than 30 minutes to make!
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Asian Vegetable Stir Fry
This Asian inspired veggie stir fry is your new favorite side dish. Seriously! Soy sauce coated vegetables and mushrooms will be a great addition to almost any meal.
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Vegetable Stir Fry
Instant Pot Teriyaki Fried Rice Bowl
This Instant Pot teriyaki fried rice bowl is filled with colorful veggies and makes a delicious one-pot dinner idea! Flavors blend well and are delicious! it’s ready in 20 minutes which makes it family friendly for busy weeknight dinners.
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Teriyaki Fried Rice
Spicy Asian Cucumber Salad
This Spicy Asian Cucumber Salad is easy to make and have on hand ahead of time. Make the day before serving, it will keep for up to a week.
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Easy Roasted Tandoori Cauliflower (tandoori gobi)
These easy roasted tandoori cauliflower wings are delicious crispy oven-roasted cauliflower with Indian spices. Learn how to make tandoori cauliflower in the oven- a quick & healthy appetizer recipe.
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Tandoori Cauliflower
Easy Sautéed Napa Cabbage
Easy Sautéed Napa Cabbage – A flavorful meal that is easy to make and ready in less than 10 minutes of time.
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Thai Noodle Salad
This light and refreshing Thai Noodle Salad is quickly and easily made, requiring just a few minutes’ cooking time. It is perfect as part of a feast and is a delicious side dish.
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Thai Vermicelli Noodle Salad

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