Branch out beyond sushi and embrace homestyle Japanese cooking with our recipes for gyudon, oyakodon, and okonomiyaki, plus restaurant favorites like ramen, gyoza, and miso soup.
Juicy cutlets with crisp, golden-brown bread crumbs and sweet-and-savory sauce.
A pressure cooker adaptation of our popular pork belly chashu recipe for ramen.
Japanese chicken meatballs seasoned with fresh ginger, garlic, and sesame oil.
Instant ramen? Check. Cooked Rice? Check. Egg? Check. Cleared for blastoff!
A simple salted salmon that recalls the Japanese breakfast staple.
A light, clean-tasting bowl of ramen flavored with a lemony shio tare.
Rich, creamy, and super-savory miso chicken paitan ramen.
A simple but concentrated lemon-based seasoning for ramen and other dishes.
Leftover cutlets? They're even better the next time around.
A silky, custardy, perfectly cooked egg with a light soy broth.
This deeply savory Japanese omelette comes together in just minutes.
A rice bowl meal featuring crisp-skinned chicken, garlicky spinach, and nubs of fried garlic.
Comfort food, with Osaka soul.
Pick the condiments that thrill you most.
Make delicious beef hot pot at home.
Fry your way to crisp, lacy, pale blond tempura.
Miso paste adds a deep savory backbone to this speedy risotto.
Tender roasted squash gets a healthy dose of the Japanese seven spice blend (and butter).
Snack on this ginger- and garlic-tinged fried chicken with a cold cup of sake.
21 recipes that harness miso's powerful umami flavor.
Our favorite Japanese recipes, from ramen to tempura to teriyaki and beyond.
You can eat ramen in more ways than you could ever imagine.
Upgrade your instant ramen with these quick and easy hacks.
Build a better rice bowl.
How to make ramen (the noodles!).
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With a little forethought, a Japanese-style breakfast is just as easy as pancakes and bacon.
Learn to make tempura (almost) like a master.
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The unsung umami hero of Japanese cooking.
The basic building blocks of Japanese cooking, and where to find them in the US.
How to get fried rice with distinct grains, each with a slightly chewy fried exterior and a tender bite.
What's the best way to cook a frozen dumpling? Kenji breaks it down
In the land of Cup Noodles, the Cup Noodle is king.
A guide to Japanese style ramen noodles of every kind.
Iconic food scenes from Studio Ghibli animated films.
A chat with Mike Satinover, lord of ramen.
The fermented soy bean product that's gaining newfound popularity.
See how some of Japan's best knives are forged.
The un-Japanese restaurant gives diners what they want: a good time.
Only a few chefs in the US make fresh soba by hand every day; here's a peek at the process
Highlights of a food-focused trip to Japan.
One writer's quest to find a new regular tempura spot in Tokyo leads to...not tempura.
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