Lunch

You need quick and easy lunch recipes for school, and healthy lunch recipes for work to make on busy weeks. Don’t miss recipes for lunch at home, too!

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Spicy Thai-Inspired Noodle Watermelon Salad

1 review

Our county is famous for its fabulous Green River melons. While you won’t find this unique and refreshing salad at the county fair, it’s definitely our favorite way to eat watermelon all summer long! —Carmell Childs, Orangeville, Utah

Thai Salad with Peanut Dressing

This Thai salad is very fresh and flavorful. The peanut garnish adds a satisfying crunch. —James Schend, Taste of Home...


Thai Chicken Lettuce Cups

Lettuce wraps make light, lively appetizers. These are easy to make because the slow cooker does most of the work....


Slow-Cooker Thai Butternut Squash Peanut Soup

1 review

This seemingly exotic dish is simple, vegan, healthy and hearty. The peanut butter blends beautifully with the sweetness of the...


Ginger-Sesame Steamed Vegetable Salad

4 reviews

A homage to my father’s Laotian roots, this warm salad is traditionally prepared with baby bok choy, snow peas, peapod...

Thai Turkey Burgers

1 review

When we’re tired of everyday burgers, I make these turkey patties for a taste of Thailand. The slaw is a...


Veggie Thai Curry Soup

4 reviews

My go-to Thai restaurant inspired this curry soup. Shiitake mushrooms are my favorite, but any fresh mushroom will work. Fresh...

Grilled Thai Chicken Salad

1 review

“My husband and I love to eat Thai and Indian food, but notice that most of these cuisines do not...


Red Curry Carrot Soup

7 reviews

With its mix of delicious colors, textures and flavors, this easy soup is something special. The meatballs make it hearty...


Coconut Curry Chicken Soup

19 reviews

Similar to a Vietnamese pho rice noodle soup, this red curry soup packs big flavor and a bit of heat....


Fast & Fabulous Thai Chicken Salad

12 reviews

This healthful recipe looks time-consuming, but it’s as simple as can be. Aside from mixing, the only prep work is...

Thai Tofu Lettuce Wraps

3 reviews

I couldn't keep this yummy, light lunch under wraps. The original recipe featured chicken, but I modified it for my...


Thai-Style Cobb Salad

4 reviews

This veggie salad is like a mix of Cobb salad and my favorite summer rolls. If you have leftover chicken,...


Thai Chicken Salad

Carrie Hickam’s family in San Jose, California can’t seem to get enough of her fresh, colorful stir-fry salad with its...


Thai Steak Salad

3 reviews

Thai recipes are popular in our household, so my husband and I developed this fresh, easy alternative to...


Thai Beef Noodle Salad

3 reviews

"When I worked as a cook on the ferries that travel between Bellingham, Washington and southeastern Alaska. I served this...

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

17 reviews

This recipe is so flavorful and fresh tasting. The teachers and staff at my school love it because it's fun...


Thai Beef Pasta Salad

7 reviews

A local restaurant served this unique salad, and we loved it so much that we created our own version. It's...


Thai Pasta Side Salad

9 reviews

A tasty peanut dressing lightly coats pasta and cabbage in this easy-to-make side dish that's perfect for potlucks or outdoor...


Thai Chicken Pasta Salad

10 reviews

I combined several recipes to come up with my healthier twist on traditional pad thai. My version has only one-third...


Cold Sesame Noodles

2 reviews

Even my kids can’t resist this unique salad with a peanut butter dressing. To make it a main dish, stir...


Chicken Satay Wraps

6 reviews

Rotisserie chicken or refrigerated grilled chicken strips can be used to speed up the recipe preparation. Whole wheat tortillas are...


Singapore Satay Sandwiches

3 reviews

“My grandkids think this shredded chicken is the best thing under a bun. The peanut butter flavor and fresh fruit...


Thai Beef Salad

1 review

Napa cabbage, also known as Chinese cabbage, has white ribs and green leaves. It's commonly used in Asian cooking and...

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Thai Spinach Beef Salad

3 reviews

Here's a main-dish salad that's just plain fun to eat. It's crunchy, beefy and has a little kick. Best of...


Spicy Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

4 reviews

For national soup month in January, I came up with a new recipe every day. This one
is my...


Thai Pork Salad

Lime, cilantro and a little bit of heat create a unique Asian salad that’s out of this world. ”I love...


Thai-Style Chicken Chili

6 reviews

I love this Asian take on the classic one-pot meal. It's quick, easy, nutritious and delicious. —Roxanne Chan, Albany, California


Thai Shrimp Salad for 2

Here's a deliciously different salad that blends grilled shrimp, a lean source of protein, with the low-calorie crunch of cucumber...


Shrimp Pad Thai Soup

2 reviews

Pad thai is one of my favorite dishes, but it is often loaded with extra calories. This soup is a...