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 creamy, rich chicken broth that's perfect for noodle soups.
A classic soy sauce–flavored ramen with a clear broth.
A rice bowl meal featuring crisp-skinned chicken, garlicky spinach, and nubs of fried garlic.
An unlikely combo that works.
A funky savory-sweet marinade for poultry, meat, fish, and vegetables.
This deeply savory Japanese omelette comes together in just minutes.
Comfort food, with Osaka soul.
Leftover cutlets? They're even better the next time around.
A light, clean-tasting bowl of ramen flavored with a lemony shio tare.
A silky, custardy, perfectly cooked egg with a light soy broth.
Rich, creamy, and super-savory miso chicken paitan ramen.
Sweet and savory teriyaki sauce goes great on the grill!
Always-juicy grilled chicken skewers.
Miso paste adds a deep savory backbone to this speedy risotto.
Roasted black sesame paste gives this brown sugar ice cream its characteristic color and flavor.
For those with a sous vide cooker, this recipe yields soft, juicy, and flavorful slices of pork that still have some bite.
Fruity and floral aji amarillo peppers star in the punchy lime-based sauce.
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Our favorite Japanese recipes, from ramen to tempura to teriyaki and beyond.
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The unsung umami hero of Japanese cooking.
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How to get fried rice with distinct grains, each with a slightly chewy fried exterior and a tender bite.
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The fermented soy bean product that's gaining newfound popularity.
A chat with Mike Satinover, lord of ramen.
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