Japanese Main Dish Recipes

Find top-rated Japanese dinner recipes for tonkatsu, yakisoba, teriyaki beef, and more at Allrecipes.com.

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Miso Salmon

Rating: 4.5 stars 64
Japanese style-broiled salmon just like the restaurants. Easy recipe I came up with at the request of my family. Serve with sticky white rice and a light salad.
By Kalyn

Teriyaki Rib Eye Steaks

Rating: 4.5 stars 97
Great Japanese teriyaki-style marinated ribeye steak with a from-scratch teriyaki sauce.

Japanese Ginger Pork

Rating: 4.5 stars 45
This recipe is for a quick Japanese style pork saute. Great with rice and steamed veggies on the side. You can also double the recipe and use whole Pork Chops or chicken breasts for grilling!
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Chicken Katsu

Rating: 4.5 stars 863
This is my family recipe for Chicken Katsu - Japanese style fried chicken. Can also be used to make Tonkatsu, just use pork cutlets instead of chicken. Serve with white rice and tonkatsu sauce.

Chicken Yakisoba

Rating: 4.5 stars 190
This traditional Japanese yakisoba noodle dish includes cabbage and chicken in a spicy sauce.

Oyakodon (Japanese Chicken and Egg Rice Bowl)

Rating: 4.5 stars 130
This is a delicious traditional Japanese meal consisting of chicken sauteed and then cooked in a Japanese broth, and then finished with egg and served over rice. It's really easy, filling and delicious.

Cream Cheese and Crab Sushi Rolls

Rating: 4.5 stars 47
Delicious and surprisingly simple to make. Sushi is expensive to buy at the supermarket, so making your own will save you tons of money. My husband is a sushi freak! I make this for him all the time.

Japanese Okonomiyaki

Rating: 4 stars 69
Japanese style dinner 'pancake' integrating cabbage and meat for a delicious meal!

Sesame Seared Tuna

Rating: 4.5 stars 519
Easy, great tasting tuna coated with sesame seeds, and quickly seared. This tuna is served rare, so be sure to use a good quality fresh tuna.

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Miso and Soy Chilean Sea Bass

Rating: 4.5 stars 121
Broiled fish marinated in sake, mirin, miso paste, sugar, and soy sauce.

Air Fryer Tonkatsu

Rating: 4.5 stars 3
Air-fried tonkatsu is crispy on the outside, tender and juicy on the inside. You can buy bottled sauce but this homemade version is simple to make and is far better. Serve over rice if desired.

Inspiration and Ideas

Yakisoba Chicken
Rating: Unrated 539
"Boy, am I glad I found this recipe! Great flavor. I had never used chili paste before, or soba noodles. I will say that I'll be using both from here on out!" – Mother Ann
How to Make Japanese Okonomiyaki
We walk you through how to make these savory Japanese pancakes at home.
Sesame-Seared Tuna
Rating: 4.5 stars 520

Perfectly seared tuna with a sesame seed crust, served with dipping sauce.