Blue Apron x Chef Roy Yamaguchi

Chef Roy Yamaguchi is known as an innovator of Hawaii-inspired cuisine. Now this award-winning chef is bringing his signature mix of classic preparation and Asian culinary traditions to Blue Apron with a series of limited-time recipes. These meals are guaranteed to help you master new techniques. After you’ve polished up your kitchen skills, enjoy a bold flavorful dinner with a wine pairing hand-selected by our team of chefs and sommeliers. See the menu below. 

Limited-time Recipes from Chef Roy Yamaguchi

Soy-Ginger Marinated Shrimp with Crispy Garlic & Lemongrass Rice

Learn how to make your own crispy garlic. It’s the perfect final touch that will make any rice dish feel restaurant-worthy. 

Seared Steaks & Sesame Mashed Potatoes with Charred Shishito Agrodolce & Bok Choy

Try Chef Yamaguchi’s spin on a classic Italian agrodolce. This sweet and tart sauce is the perfect compliment to charred shishito peppers. 

scallops and burre blanc

Sweet & Sour Chicken with Tomato Gastrique & Ramen Noodles

A gastrique is a classic French sauce. Master this essential culinary technique at home with guidance from Chef Roy Yamaguchi.

Togarashi Scallops with Beurre Blanc, Soy Mustard & Sushi Rice

Learn how to make a classic French butter sauce at home. Chef Yamaguchi pairs this beurre blanc with a soy mustard sauce to perfectly fuse French technique and Japanese flavor in one dish.

Charred Gochujang Pork Chops with Sour Cherry Soy Sauce & Ginger-Honey Carrots

These carrots are glazed with honey, butter, and ginger. Glazing is a classic technique, and the combination of ginger and soy sauce brings in the Asian influence. 

Complete the Meal

Blue Apron’s chefs and sommeliers hand-selected the perfect wine pairings to let these recipes shine. Our Umami wine bundle includes bottles to complement both the delicate aromatics and powerful savory flavors in these recipes.

Try Bold Flavors and Classic Techniques

Chef Roy Yamaguchi developed his signature style by fusing classic French techniques with the Asian flavors he grew up eating. During his career, he’s shared that vision widely as the Chef and founder of over 30 restaurants. Chef Yamaguchi was also one of the pioneering chefs and co-founders of Hawaii regional cuisine, a movement that celebrates the unique regional ingredients and fusion of cultures that make Hawaii a culinary destination.  

Chef Yamaguchi’s Blue Apron recipes celebrate all of these influences. Cook along at home and you’ll learn to make traditional sauces that you can use again and again, all while enjoying delicious meals featuring Asian-inspired flavors.