40 Must-Try Asian-Inspired Noodle Dishes
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40 Must-Try Asian-Inspired Noodle Dishes

Whether you’re slurping them up at a local fusion hot spot or straight out of a takeout box, Asian noodles make the perfect cold-weather comfort food. Don’t feel like hitting the town or dialing for delivery? From pad Thai and pho to Singapore noodles and ramen soup, these 40 recipes are easy to whip up right in your own kitchen, no reservations required.

1. Stir-Fried Singapore Noodles: Step aside, mac ‘n’cheese. These garlic-ginger noodles just might be our new rainy day fave. (via Pinch of Yum)

2. Shrimp Pad Thai: No Asian noodle collection would be complete without a homemade hack for this popular dish. Not a shellfish fan? Simply swap in chicken or tofu instead. (via Julia’s Album)

3. Thai Peanut Chicken + Ramen Noodle Soup: Give grandma’s old standby a uniquely Asian twist that includes a healthy helping of superfood sweet potato. (via Half Baked Harvest)

4. Crockpot Chinese Pork With Noodles: Slow-cooked pork makes this delectable dish hearty, while a spicy serrano pepper kicks up the heat. (via Jo Cooks)

5. Tom Yum Noodle Soup: When cold winds howl, warm your bones with this classic delight that takes just 15 minutes to make. (via Rasa Malaysia)

6. Spicy Pumpkin + Butternut Squash Ramen: Fall means it’s time for pumpkin everything, right? Celebrate the season with this slurp-worthy soup. (via Cooking for Keeps)

7. Thai Crab Pasta: Crab season is upon us. During the cooler months, toss it with soba noodles, rotini or any other base you love. (via Betsy Life)

8. Spicy Peanut Chicken Soba Noodle Salad: Whether you serve it hot or cold, for dinner or as a next-day lunch, this spicy noodle salad is sure to satisfy. (via Pinch of Yum)

9. Korean Bibim Gook Soo: Apple and pineapple in the sauce help give this delish dish a non-traditional spin. (via Cherry on My Sundae)

10. Beef Teriyaki: Beef teriyaki is just perfect for date night at home, especially when it’s served in casual takeout containers. (via Pick n Pay)

11. Soba Noodle Bowl With Sesame Dressing: A soft-boiled egg, shitakes, kimchi and more promise a crazy good flavor combo. (via I Will Not Eat Oysters)

12. Clean Vegan Pad Thai: Ditch the carbs and make your own veggie “noodles” out of zucchini. (via Shape)

13. One-Pot Thai Peanut Pasta: One-pot dinners are a cinch to make and even easier to clean up. Serve this Thai-style dish for a warm, filling meal without the mess. (via Apron Strings)

14. Singapore Mei Fun: Spice up your night with an enticing sauce featuring hot curry powder, Sriracha, red chili flakes and more. (via Tide + Thyme)

15. Chow Mein: When it’s classic comfort food you’re seeking, a hot bowl of chow mein always hits the spot. (via Rasa Malaysia)

16. Drunken Noodle Chili: Sure, drunken noodles are delicious all on their own, but drunken-noodle-inspired chili? It’s a feast that’s definitely fit for fall. (via Healthy Recipe Ecstasy)

17. Vegetable + Mushroom Noodle Soup: Stuck in bed with a nasty cold? Slurp this veggie-mushroom soup and you’ll be feeling better in no time. (via Fuss Free Cooking)

18. Teriyaki Pork Noodle Bowl: Juicy pork tenderloin and homemade teriyaki sauce make for an especially super stir-fry. (via Canuck Cuisine)

19. Budae Jjigae: Complete with Spam (yes, you read that right), pork, kimchi, tofu and more, this Korean dish has something for everyone. (via Cherry on My Sundae)

20. Vegan Asian Noodle Soup: Kick flu season to the curb with this soothing bowl of vegan-approved goodness. (via Coffee + Quinoa)

21. Glass Noodle Stir-Fry With Edamame + Tofu: Edamame’s great for snacking and even better stir-fried with glass noodles and tofu. (via Lazy Sunday Cooking)

22. Miso Ramen With Shitake Mushrooms + Chicken: Love miso soup? Try this chicken and mushroom ramen for a much more filling feast. (via The View from Great Island)

23. Thai Noodle Bowl: Brighten up dreary winter days with this vibrant green and red soup. (via Eazy Peazy Mealz)

24. Ginger Peanut Hoisin Noodles With Chicken: Did someone say hoisin sauce (plus peanut butter, ginger and cilantro)? We’re instantly hooked. (via Alaska from Scratch)

25. Caramelized Pork Ramen Noodle Soup With Acorn Squash: It doesn’t get much tastier than caramelized pork and curry-roasted acorn squash thrown together in one succulent soup. (via Half Baked Harvest)

26. Zucchini Pad Thai: Nothing beats a perfect pairing of succulent shrimp and zucchini-spiral “zoodles.” (via White On Rice Couple)

27. Spicy Thai Curry Noodle Soup: From the curry-coconut paste to the cilantro-basil garnish, this savory soup’s good to the very last slurp. (via Heather Christo)

28. Hangover Noodles: Overdid it at last night’s party? This zippy dish will help you recover. (via Jamie Oliver)

29. Midnight Pho: Burning the midnight oil? A hearty helping of beef pho crushes any late-night craving. (via Taste Seekers Kitchen)

30. Pad See Ew: Sweet soy sauce and Chinese broccoli are the secrets to making this unforgettable Thai favorite. (via Rachel Cooks Thai)

31. Avocado + Peanut Noodle Spring Rolls: Get your next dinner party off to a scrumptious start with three-step spring roll appetizers. (via Refinery29)

32. Drunken Noodles: Had your fill of pad Thai? Drunken noodles taste just as divine. (via A Spicy Perspective)

33. Soba Noodle + Seared Salmon Soup: Get your fish fix with heart-healthy salmon in ginger-green onion broth. (via Williams-Sonoma)

34. Black Pepper Stir-Fried Noodles: Delectable black pepper sauce takes udon noodles from bland and basic to totally tantalizing. (via Pinch of Yum)

35. Pork Pho: The only thing better than thin-sliced pork? Thin-sliced pork tossed into a phenomenal pho. (via Williams-Sonoma)

36. Oven-Fried Shrimp + Coconut Ramen Noodle Bowl: Oven-fried shrimp are better for your heart and taste especially great in a big bowl of coconut ramen. (via Soup Addict)

37. Vegan Gluten-Free Noodle Bowl: Looking for a healthy meal that’s both vegan and gluten-free? You can’t go wrong with this broccoli rabe noodle nosh. (via Country Living)

38. Spicy Shrimp + Saucy Guacamole Ramen Noodle Bowl: Ramen noodles have gone Tex-Mex thanks to delicious guacamole sauce. (via Soup Addict)

39. Tan Tsai Noodles: Prawns. Pork. Spring Onion. This Taiwanese soup is as much a feast for the eyes as it is your taste buds. (via Cherry on My Sundae)

40. Indian Mee Goreng: Cook outside the box by making this Malaysian street food featuring yellow noodles, bean curd and squid. (via Rasa Malaysia)

Which of these recipes would make you trade in your restaurant reservations for an apron and wok? Start dishing below!