Asian lunch dishes you never knew you wanted


Ever find yourself staring into the fridge around midday and wondering what to make for lunch? You are on the right page because we have got some classic lunch recipes that will spice up your routine! You may not have realized you needed these chicken and meat dishes in your life, but trust me, your taste buds will thank you. If you are tired of the usual lunch meals and want to shape up your lunch game, look no further than these must-try Asian dishes. The best part? These dishes become more flavorful and delicious with #TheOneYouDeserve Bounty Fresh chicken and meat. Ready to take your lunch to the next level? Let’s dive in.

Sinampalukang Manok: A Tangy and Savory Chicken Stew

If you are looking for a hearty Filipino lunch, Sinampalukang Manok should be at the top of your list. This tangy and savory dish is made with unripe tamarind fruit, giving it a pleasant sour kick that’s balanced by the richness of coconut milk. To make the stew, chicken pieces are simmered in broth with tamarind pulp, garlic, onion, and aromatics. 

If you want an authentic taste of the Philippines, Sinampalukang Manok can be your go-to dish. Use Bounty Fresh chicken leg quarters to make this dish richer in flavor. One spoonful of the tangy broth will make you understand why Filipinos love this sour and spicy chicken stew. This is comfort food at its most vibrant and vivacious.


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Bounty Fresh Torikaraage Sweet and Sour

Crispy Sweet and Sour Torikaraage

If you’re looking for a delicious lunch dish with an Asian twist, torikaraage should be at the top of your list. This Japanese-inspired fried chicken is crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside, tossed in a sweet and tangy sauce.

Worry no more in creating torikaraage chicken pieces because you can use this ready-to-cook Bounty Fresh Sweet n Sour Torikaraage Chicken. Once the chicken is cooked, pour in the sweet and sour sauce, add broccoli, bell peppers, and pineapple,  then tada! You are all set!

If you want an authentic Japanese treat but with bolder flavors, torikaraage should be on your list of must-try dishes. The combination of Bounty Fresh fried chicken and a sweet and spicy sauce is always a winning one; torikaraage is worth discovering.

Kare-kare: Rich and Flavorful Peanut Stew

Kare-kare is a rich and hearty Filipino peanut stew, perfect for a cozy lunch on a cold day. This dish originated from Pampanga, known as the “Culinary Capital of the Philippines”.

When you’re craving comfort food, Kare-kare certainly delivers. The blend of creamy peanut sauce, tender Bounty Fresh Pork Belly, and crisp-tender veggies is irresistible. One taste of this rich and hearty stew will bring you to the warmth of a Filipino home kitchen.


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Ginger Beer Chicken Stew: A Zesty One-Pot Meal

Craving something hearty yet refreshing for lunch? This ginger beer chicken stew is just the ticket. Bursting with flavor from ginger, garlic, and chili peppers, the zesty broth is balanced by the sweetness of ginger beer and honey. Bounty fresh chicken cut-ups become fall-apart tender in the simmering stew.

To make this one-pot meal, simply brown the cut-ups of Bounty Fresh Free Range chicken, then sauté aromatics like garlic, ginger and chili peppers. Add broth, ginger beer, honey and veggies like bell peppers and bok-choy. Simmer until the chicken is cooked through. 

Bursting with zesty and savory flavors in an easy one-pot meal, ginger beer chicken stew with the flavor of Bounty Fresh chicken will satisfy your taste for adventure and comfort. Dig in and enjoy!

Torikatsu Katsudon

Torikatsu Katsudon is one dish you need to try. Crispy crusted chicken cutlets served over a bowl of rice, topped with a savory onion and dashi broth. It’s comfort food at its best.

Worry no more because Bounty Fresh gives you a ready-to-cook Torikatsu chicken filled with Classic Mayo. You just need to add spices the way you want it to be. Don’t forget also to partner it with flavored rice for more umami taste!

The crispy, juicy chicken combined with the savory-sweet onion broth will make you crave for it again and again. Torikatsu Katsudon is comfort food at its best, and a must-try lunch dish. Give it a go–you’ll be glad you did!


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Product: Bounty Fresh Torikatsu Classic Mayo

That wraps up your tour of some of the tastiest Asian lunch dishes you never knew you wanted. With flavors ranging from sour and savory to sweet and spicy, there’s something for every plate. The time you’re craving a meal with layers of flavor, give one of these Asian favorites a try. And the best part is you can get high quality ingredients like Bounty Fresh chicken and meat delivered to your door through The Meat Market so you can recreate these dishes at home. Your taste buds will thank you, and you’ll regret that didn’t discover these #TheOneYouDeserve flavorful meals earlier. With dishes like these, you’ll never see lunch the same way again. Go on, take a bite – you know you want to!

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