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One of our favorite summer-time lunches is a tempura soba bento. Alternating bites of crispy tempura with satisfying slurps of noodles dipped in chilled tsuketsuyu sauce is pure heaven in the hotter months! In this vegetarian recipe, we’ve selected an assortment of seasonal produce. Super flavorful and delicious! Not only is tempura delicious, it’s actually a great way to eat vegetables because the quick steaming that happens inside the tempura batter coating helps preserves their nutrients.
Salty and slightly sweet ground chicken and scrambled eggs come together with green veggies in this quick and oh-so-satisfying bento lunch. Packed with flavor, protein and visual appeal, this can also be an effortless weeknight dinner that the whole family will love. Check out the full recipe on our blog:
Teriyaki Chicken is a classic bento “okazu” (side dish). Usually made with juicy chicken thighs, slightly charred and coated in a caramelized umami-rich sauce, each mouthful is full of flavor. With just soy sauce, mirin sake and sugar, you can make delicious authentic teriyaki at home—it’ll knock the store-bought sauce out of the park! Discover the full recipe on our blog
Nikujaga (肉じゃが) is a hearty Japanese dish consisting of potatoes, onions and thinly sliced meat. Our Kansai-style recipe is made with beef (pork is more common in the Kanto region) as well as carrots and snow peas. Savory and full of umami, it's one of our favorite Japanese comfort foods! Discover the recipe on our blog: