asian pear recipes

14 Addictive Asian Pear Recipes You Need To Try ASAP

Asian pear, also known as Korean pear, is a green or yellow-colored fruit that’s deliciously juicy. It has a crispy crunchy texture with a delicious sweetness to it. While you can, of course, munch on it raw, you can also incorporate its amazing flavors into various recipes.

So, if you’ve managed to get your hands on some fresh Asian pears, use them to make these addictive Asian pear recipes. You won’t regret it!

1. Arugula Salad with Asian Pears and Lemon Vinaigrette

Infuse juicy Asian pears to turn a boring salad into a scrumptious dish. This recipe combines sweet and crunchy Asian pears, bitter and peppery arugula, and sharp, creamy goat cheese with a tart lemon vinaigrette to produce a light yet filling dish for lunch or dinner. Add some pistachios and black sesame seeds on top and serve.

2. Asian Pear and Smoked Sausage Flatbread Pizza

First pineapple and now pear? Hear us out! Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. The sweet and juicy Asian pear beautifully complements the mild smoked sausage. And the addition of fresh herbs, red onions, and ooey-gooey Fontina cheese helps produce a wonderfully sweet and savory dish.

3. Asian Pear Apple Pie

Satisfy your sweet cravings with this iconic Asian pear apple pie. In it, juicy and sweet Asian pears and tart apples are combined with sour cream, brown sugar, ginger, salt, and lemon juice to create a wonderful marriage of flavors. Pour this delicious and fragrant filling into pie crusts, then bake it until it’s golden brown, and enjoy.

4. Asian Pear Cole Slaw

Crunchy and crispy Asian pears paired with fresh cabbage, pumpkin seeds, radishes, and celery, this slaw is not only full of wonderful flavors and textures but also good for your health. It uses only two drops of sriracha, but you can use more to give your dish a spicy kick.

5. Asian Pear Crisp

This delicious, easy-to-make recipe calls for mixing chopped pears with ingredients like garam masala and cardamom to give it a spicy touch, tart apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, and a few other kitchen staples to produce the perfect dessert. Serve this golden-brown delicacy with a dollop of whipped cream and a scoop of your favorite ice cream.

6. Asian Pear Galette With Cardamom Whipped Cream

This gourmet dish dresses crisp, sweet Asian pear in brown sugar, vanilla, lemon juice, and zest, then adds them to a flaky pastry crust. The floral and citrusy lemon goes well with the light cardamom whipped cream to give you a taste of heaven in every mouthful. It has a long cooking time, but is so worth the wait!

7. Asian Pear Marinated Steak

Once you get a taste of this Asian Pear marinated steak, you might just stop flavoring your steaks in spices and sauces. To prepare, marinate the steak in a fragrant mixture of Asian pears puree, soy sauce, ginger pulp, mirin, and a few other seasonings. Then, cook the steak to your preferred degree of doneness. Serve it with Asian-style slaw or green salads for a hearty meal.

8. Asian Pear Moscow Mule

This tart aromatic cocktail is incredibly warming, making it perfect to enjoy on the extra chilly winter nights. Making this delicious beverage is super easy. Simply fill a glass with ice, top it with pear vodka, ginger beer, and club soda, and then serve it garnished with Asian pear slices to produce a delicate fruity yet spicy drink.

9. Bacon, Lettuce and Pear Sandwich (The BLP)

This sandwich recipe will quickly become your new favorite. It involves pickling Asian pear slices in a delicious mix of Korean gochugaru, rice wine vinegar, ginger, sugar, and salt. Pair these pickled pear slices with creamy aioli, bacon, and Treviso radicchio, and sandwich everything into pumpernickel bread slices to create the ultimate meal!

10. Baked Asian Pear Chips

Make snacking easy and healthy with this Asian pear chips recipe. Simply sprinkle thinly sliced Asian pears with a little cinnamon before baking them to perfection. If you’re not a fan of cinnamon, you can also use your choice of spice instead. This dish takes a long time to prepare. So, make them on the weekends and enjoy them on weeknights!

11. Harvest Salad with Asia Pears and Dijon Vinaigrette

This hearty salad recipe combines sweet pears, greens, pecans, and pomegranate seeds with a tangy Dijon vinaigrette and is super addicting. You can top it with your favorite toppings to make it more appetizing and serve it for lunch or dinner. You can also refrigerate the salad overnight to allow all the flavors to marry well together.

12. Pear Bread Recipe with Fresh Asian Pears

Bored of the same old banana bread? Try Asian pear instead! This delicious pear bread is made with Asian pears, cinnamon, and chopped walnuts along with other wet and dry bread ingredients. The sweet, warm, and aromatic bread freezes well, so you can make a big batch to enjoy later or gift your loved ones.

13. Poached Asian Pear Dessert

This quick and easy delectable dessert recipe calls for cooking pears in a sugar syrup made with ginger, lemon zest, sugar, and vanilla (seeds and pod). Cook until the fruit is tender and juicy. It’s wonderful by itself, but it’s best served with yogurt, a scoop of ice cream, or a dollop of whipped cream on top. Dig in!

14. Rosemary Roasted Hasselback Asian Pears

If you truly want an indulgent dessert, this Hasselback recipe is it. It combines juicy and sweet Asian pears with fresh grapefruit juice, rosemary, and pure vanilla extract to produce a decadent dessert. Make sure you keep basting the pear with the rosemary syrup every 15 minutes as it bakes. Serve warm with some extra syrup drizzled on top.

AboutRibana Hategan

Ribana is a certified pastry chef and passionate home cook who curates and develops recipes that are high on nutrition. She develops and tests cost effective, nutritious meals using quality ingredients to help people better their everyday eating experiences.