Best ever Asian street food recipes

Our Asian street food recipes bring the lively streets of South East Asia to your kitchen, with Vietnamese pho, steamed Hirata buns, Japanese ramen, Korean bulgogi sandwiches and much more

Street food is becoming more and more popular in London, so why not make one of these Asian street food recipes at home for a bit of fun?

Rainbow stuffed banh-mi

Banh-mi is a Vietnamese stuffed baguette – banh means bread and mi, wheat. This version is packed with delicious flavours and looks fantastic with so many colourful ingredients. Take a look at our video recipe for banh-mi


Bone Daddies’ spicy miso ramen

This spicy miso ramen is from the hip Japanese ramen restaurant Bone Daddies. It takes a little time but the result is worth it: rich pork broth with noodles and exotic ingredients. Prepare and marinade the eggs and the meat the night before for best results

Quick Pad Thai

Thai is becoming more and more popular as a takeaway option as it has more fragrant flavours and lighter dishes. Pad Thai is a classic spicy noodle dish and is very popular street food in Thailand. Recreate your own at home with our easy 15 minute recipe

Bulgogi cheese steak sandwich

Philly cheese steak + Korean bulgogi is a marriage made in heaven sometimes known as a koagie. This is indulgent sandwich is super easy to make. We love a good sandwich!

Lemongrass pork skewers with green bean salad

Wrap pork mince around lemongrass skewers before cooking for serving in lettuce leaf cups. Make an easy salad with finely chopped green beans to serve on top

Pork and prawn dumplings

Small, delicious parcels of succulent meat and fish with a kick of chilli and ginger, pork and prawn dumplings are a dim sum favourite. Learn how to make them with step-by-step help from our test kitchen

Chicken curry udon

A good Japanese-style chicken curry. Made with udon noodles and mild curry paste, it’s healthy, comforting and easy. Made to share, it’s the best midweek meal for two

Prawn laksa

This quick noodle soup for two hails from Malaysia and takes just 20 minutes to prepare. Warming prawn noodle broth with spicy Laksa paste is topped with cucumber and coriander

Korean fried chicken

This Korean fried chicken (or Jin Chick) is the signature dish at Jinjuu in Soho. Served with a fiery gochujang red sauce or black soy sauce and a side of pickled white radish, they’re irresistible.

Kimchi dogs

Kimchi is one of those foods that goes really well
 with other cuisines. Burgers, hotdogs and cheese sandwiches can all be perked up with a spoonful – this trend is well on the way to becoming mainstream. Look for Korean ingredients at MMOriental and Asian supermarkets. If you don’t want to make your own kimchi, there are loads of ready-made varieties available

Thai corn cakes with pickled cucumbers

Thai corn cakes are quick to whip up and make the best canapés or dinner-party starter. Using fresh corn makes all the difference. Serve with pickled cucumbers

Vietnamese beef pho

Quick, healthy and packed with flavour, beef pho is easier to make than you think. This Vietnamese recipeis a favourite in Vietnam, where they often have this fragrant noodle soup for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Satay chicken

Liven up your dinner time with this fragrant Thai-style chicken dish. Also tastes great served cold as a picnic or party dish

Steamed pork buns (Hirata buns)

Sweet, pillowy Hirata buns are a food trend popping up on menus all over at the moment. Try this on-trend recipe at home with our step-by-step guide. The secret to steamed buns is adding extra raising agent and double rising, which gives you a pillowy bun to stuff your pork belly into

Bacon and egg bibimbap

We’ve given a classic flavour combination a new twist with this bacon and egg bibimbap. Prep all the veg before cooking the rice, so it stays warm while you cook the toppings

Check out our favourite places to eat street food in Hanoi (Vietnam) and our ‘top secret’ street food restaurants in London

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