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7 Easy Dinner Recipes [Delicious Weekly Recipes]

Easy Dinner Recipes; In this post, we will give you 10 from the best and delicious easy dinner recipes you can try at your home! We will give you 3 healthy meals in the last post. We hope you all enjoy this all recipe.

Lemon Pepper Chicken with Creamy Sauce

Lemon Pepper Chicken with Creamy Sauce

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

For the lemon pepper chicken

  • 6 chicken thighs
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 tsp lemon pepper seasoning, divide it

For the creamy sauce:

  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • ¾ cup chicken stock
  • ½ cup Parmesan, shredded
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp lemon pepper seasoning

For the garnish

  • Lemon, sliced
  • Parsley, chopped

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Well, to begin making this dish, preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Stir the flour and 3 tsp lemon pepper seasoning. Pat the surface of the chicken’s skin by using this mixture.
  3. After that, take a large skillet and heat olive oil on medium heat.
  4. Next, add the chicken and face the skin side down. Cook it for about 4 minutes until it turns brown. If you have done with one side, cook the other side as well. However, you need to sprinkle it with 1 more tsp of lemon pepper seasoning. Cook the other side for about 2minutes.
  5. Prepare a baking sheet and line it with aluminum foil. Put the chicken there with the skin facing up.
  6. Bake it at 375 degrees F for around 15 to 20 minutes. When the center of chicken is no longer in pink or when you see the juices run down, it means the chicken is well cooked already.
  7. Now, make the creamy sauce. Heat the olive oil and add the garlic, chicken stock, and lemon pepper seasoning. Boil them.
  8. Then, add the heavy cream and let it boil. Add the shredded cheese.
  9. Just remove it from heat add the lemon juice. In addition, for the last, garnish it with the parsley.

 

Baked Cod in Greek Style

Baked Cod in Greek Style

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 12 minutes

Total time: 22 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

For the cod

  • 1.5 cod, fillet
  • ¼ cup parsley leaves, chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves, peeled then minced

For the juice mixture

  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • 5 tbsp lemon juice
  • 5 tbsp virgin olive oil

For the coating

  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flout
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ¾ tsp ground cumin
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ¾ tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp ground coriander

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Well, for the first step in this recipe, you need to preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Secondly, take a shallow bowl and mix the olive oil, lemon juice, and melted butter there. Set it aside.
  3. Third, take another bowl and mix the spices, all-purpose flour, pepper, and salt. Then set it aside.
  4. Next, just pat the fish fillet to make sure that they are dry. After that, dip the fish in the lemon juice mixture. If all the parts have been coated, then dip it in the flour mixture. To get rid of the excess flour, shake off the fillets.
  5. Now, let’s start to fry it. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a skillet. Set it in medium-high heat. Please remember to take a good look at olive oil. Do not make it smoking, just make it sizzling. When it is hot, add the fish, and sear each side. Just cook it for a couple of minutes for every side then take it off it from the heat.
  6. Take the bowl containing lemon juice mixture and add garlic. Mix it and drizzle it on top of the fillets.
  7. Bake it for about 10 minutes until it begins to flake, and then check it with a fork. Take it off from the oven and garnish it with parsley.

 

Boneless Golden Baked Chicken with Butter

Boneless Golden Baked Chicken with Butter

The chicken recipe is always challenging to make. Everyone can make it into various dishes. If you prefer the boneless and skinless chicken, you might as well try this boneless golden baked chicken with butter recipe. It is the perfect choice to be served as the main dish at family dinner. This recipe is a tongue-spoiler guarantee. Besides delicious, it also can be varied with many seasonings. What are you waiting for? Without wasting any more time, let us jump right away into the recipe.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 40 – 50 minutes

Total time: 45 – 55 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese; grated
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 3 tbsp of Original Ranch Seasoning; might be substitute with 1 packet of seasoning
  • 4 tbsp parted butter
  • 4 chicken breasts; boneless, skinless
  • Lemon pepper dash for personal taste

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350o Fahrenheit or 175o Celsius.
  2. Prepare a medium-sized bowl. Put Parmesan cheese, lemon pepper, seasoning, bread crumbs, and garlic salt into it. Mix them well.
  3. Ready a frying pan, heat it slightly and melt 4 tbsp of butter in it. Take it out to two separate bowls, each holds 2 tbsp of melted butter.
  4. Plunge the chicken breasts in the melted butter then dip it once again in the previously made mixture.
  5. Put the chicken back into the greased pan.
  6. Pour 2 tbsp of melted butter over the chicken breasts.
  7. Put it into the oven and bake for approximately 40 to 45 minutes.
  8. For a more aesthetic look, grill the chicken breast for at least 5 more minutes. This will turn the color to a golden brown and make it crispier.
  9. Remove to serving pan. Baked chicken with butter now ready to be served.

 

Shrimp Pasta with Spicy Garlic and Tomatoes Sauce

Shrimp Pasta with Spicy Garlic and Tomatoes Sauce

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 25 – 30 minutes

Total time: 35 – 40 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • ½ – 1 tsp flakes of red pepper (adjust on how spicy you prefer it)
  • 1 pound peeled raw shrimp; deveined
  • 1 ½ cups halved cherry tomatoes; can be substituted with grapes
  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3-4 peppercorns
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 8 ounces linguine; substitution is either capellini or spaghetti
  • 14.5 ounces diced tomatoes
  • Parmesan Cheese; for serving
  • Parsley sprigs; for garnishing

Cooking Instructions:

  1. First, you need to make the shrimp stock. Prepare a stockpot then put water, parsley, peppercorns, shrimp peels, 2 cloves garlic and salt in it. Bring to boil. Lower the heat when boiled enough and simmer for 10 minutes. Strain and reserve 1 cup stock.
  2. For the pasta, first, you need to boil a large pan of water. Sprinkle salt slightly and put the pasta inside the hot boiled water. Cook for about 3 to 5 minutes. Drain the pasta and set it aside.
  3. Prepare a sauté pan, heat it over medium heat and grease it a little with extra virgin olive oil.
  4. Slice extra garlic into thin slices. Put it along with flakes of red pepper into the pan. Stir-fry for at least 1 minute.
  5. Insert ¾ cup of shrimp stock, then simmer without turning off the stove.
  6. Add diced tomatoes (or halved cherry tomatoes if you use it) into the pan, bring it to boil.
  7. While stirring occasionally, sprinkle black pepper and salt over. Then, cover the pan and lower the heat. Cook for approximately 10 minutes.
  8. Open the cover then continue to cook for about 5 minutes.
  9. Add the shrimp and cook for at least 3 to 4 minutes.
  10. The final step, add the pasta and toss. Season with personal taste ingredients, and serve it over.

 

Classic Homemade Biscuit and Chicken Pie in a Pot

Classic Homemade Biscuit and Chicken Pie in a Pot

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 25 – 30 minutes

Total time: 35 – 40 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 can of regular size Chicken Soup Cream
  • 1 frozen veggie in a small package. It should have consisted of green beans, peas, corn, and carrots
  • 8 biscuits; or 1 can of Pillsbury Grands Biscuits
  • 1-2 cups chicken broth; adjust to your personal preference
  • 2 cooked and shredded chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • Pepper and salt for personal taste

Baking Instructions:

  1. Ready the oven and preheat it to 400o Fahrenheit or 190o Celsius.
  2. Heat the butter over medium heat in a large saucepan.
  3. Insert the vegetable mixture into the pan and sauté it until they become tender enough. It should be around 5 to 7 minutes long. When done, sprinkle pepper and salt according to your personal taste preference.
  4. Add the chicken soup cream and chicken broth, then let it simmer for about 1 minute until it thickens. If you think the seasoning is not tasty enough, here is where you should sprinkle them more.
  5. Lower the heat. Add the shredded chicken breasts into the mixture. Stir it occasionally until combined well. You can add extra chicken broth if you think the filling is too thick.
  6. Ready a baking pan and line a parchment baking sheet on them. Arrange the biscuits nicely on the baking pan then bake for about 5 to 7 minutes. It should behalf of the “pre-bake” time listed on the can. Remove from the oven when the color turns to a golden brown.
  7. Take a baking dish. Pour the previously made filling into it then top it with baked biscuits. It is recommended to turn the biscuits upside down so it baked evenly. Put it in the oven and bake for about 10 minutes. Take out from the oven and serve!

 

Spicy Shrimp and Taco with Lime Slaw and Sriracha Sauce

Spicy Shrimp and Taco with Lime Slaw and Sriracha Sauce

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time:  5 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 20 medium shrimps, cleaned, peeled, and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic or onion powder for the seasoning
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper for the seasoning

For Cilantro Lime Slaw

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 cups cabbage, cleaned and shredded
  • ¼ cup cilantro, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ cup red onion, cut into thin slices
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ jalapeno, seeded
  • Salt and pepper for the flavor

For Creamy Sriracha Sauce

  • Flour tortilla or 6 small corns
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha
  • ¼ cup Greek yogurt, or sour cream, or ranch dressing

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Get a medium bowl. Add the shrimp, spices, and oil. Mix and refrigerate them four around 10 minutes. The longer is the better. In case there is a zip lock bag, it can also be used to mix the shrimp with the spices.
  2. Prepare a cast iron skillet and heat it by using high heat. Add the oil on the pan, and then place also the seasoned shrimps. Cook them until they turn pink and cooked thoroughly. Usually, it will take around 5 minutes.
  3. In order to make the slaw. For this, get a large bowl.
  4. Add and combine all of the ingredients for the slaw in a bowl. Then, use a plastic wrap to cover the bowl. Refrigerate it for 24 hours.
  5. For the sauce, whisk sriracha and other ingredients in a small bowl. Mayonnaise can also be added for the creamy result. The taste depends on your preference, so you may add more sriracha when it is necessary.
  6. After these three parts are done, it is time to assemble and combine them.
  7. Grille the tortillas by using the stovetop. Then, add the shrimps and slaw. Then, do not forget drizzle them with a sauce of sriracha.
  8. Now, it is ready to serve.

 

Steak Bites with Perfect Touch of Garlic Butter

Steak Bites with Perfect Touch of Garlic Butter

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 ¼ lbs sirloin steak, cut to small pieces
  • 1 tbsp parsley, minced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp garlic, minced
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste

Cooking Instructions:

  1. To begin making this steak bites, you need to prepare a large pan. Set it at high heat. When it is hot enough, you are ready to heat the olive oil.
  2. On the other hand, get your hands busy by seasoning the steak. Use salt and pepper as much as you like. Adjust it with your taste.
  3. Secondly, when the olive oil gets hot, you can put the steak on it. Have a single layer of the steak to make sure it will be cooked well. If the size of the steak is bigger than the pan, you may need to cut it in half and cook the steak in batches.
  4. Third, cook the steak for around 3 up to 4 minutes on each side. Do not forget to flip the steak.
  5. Stir the steak occasionally. Continue cooking until it turns golden brown.
  6. Next, add the garlic and butter to your pan. Cook them for about 1 up to 2 minutes. Do not forget to stir it for coating the meat in the sauce.
  7. After the steak is well cooked, pour it to a serving plate. For the garnish, you can sprinkle some parsley.
  8. Finally, delicious and juicy steak is ready to fill your tummy. Enjoy it while it is still warm
  9. For an additional note to max the taste, you can have some boiled vegetables or fried potatoes as a complementary side dish for this steak.

 

[BONUS] 3 Easy Healthy Home Cooked Meals

Having easy healthy home-cooked meals doesn’t mean you will have a boring life. Those meals can be extremely delicious and you need only an hour to make them. With these 3 recipes, we bring to our article today, you will have a healthy and delicious meal on your table right away that even the picky eaters will beg for the second and third plates! Let’s check each recipe down below!

One Pan Mexican Quinoa

If you are bored with the usual salad, you can try this Mexican quinoa salad dish that will guarantee you to add more one plate!

What you need:

1 cup of quinoa

1 tablespoon of olive oil

1 minced jalapeno

2 minced cloves garlic

1 cup of vegetable broth

1 teaspoon of chili powder

1 cup corn frozen, kernels, roasted or canned

1 can of fire-roasted and diced tomatoes

1 can of black beans, after that drained and rinsed

½ teaspoon of cumin

1 teaspoon of chili powder

2 tablespoon of chopped fresh cilantro leaves

1 avocado that is halved, seeded, peeled after that diced

1 glass of lime

Freshly ground black pepper and kosher salt

How to cook:

First of all, you need to heal olive oil in a medium-high heat in a big skillet. Then, add jalapeno and garlic. Then, you cook and stir them until it smells good around 1 minute. After that, you stir in vegetable broth, quinoa, beans, broth, corn, tomatoes, cumin, and chili powder. Don’t forget to season them with pepper and salt and taste them. Then, bring them to be boiled and cover them. You should reduce that and simmer until you see the quinoa is cooked perfectly around 20 minutes. After that, stir in lime juice, avocado, and cilantro. Finally, you can serve the dish immediately.

Asian Meatballs with Quinoa

Well, meatballs should get more credit because of its taste. There are many ways for you to cook meatballs that every of dish is as delicious as the other dish. Meatballs can be served either as a main course or as an appetizer. They are also fun to eat!

What you need:

1 big egg

1 pound of ground turkey

2 green onions, after that sliced them thinly

1 tablespoon of soy sauce

¾ cup of cooked quinoa

3 gloves of garlic, after that minced them

1 teaspoon of Sriracha (you can add more)

2 teaspoons of sesame oil

Freshly ground black pepper and kosher salt

½ teaspoon of sesame seeds

For the sauce

2 teaspoons of cornstarch

1 teaspoon of freshly grated ginger

¼ cup of soy sauce

2 tablespoons of rice vinegar

1 tablespoon of brown sugar, packed

1 teaspoon of Sriracha (you can add more)

1 teaspoon of sesame oil

How to cook:

First of all, preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. After that, lightly oil a coat or baking dish with nonstick spray. The size of the baking dish is around 9x13cm. In a big bowl, you combine garlic, soy sauce, ground turkey, onions, quinoa, egg, Sriracha, sesame oil, pepper, and salt. You can taste them whether the seasoning is spot on or not. You can use clean hands or a wooden spoon to stir all of the ingredients before until all of them are perfectly combined. After that, roll the mixture into meatballs. The size of the meatballs is around 1 ¼ to 1 ½ inch. Then, place the meatballs onto the baking dish you have prepared and bake them around 17 to 20 minutes until all meatballs’ sides are browned and cooked through.

For the directions to make the sauce, you need to whisk rice vinegar, soy sauce, ginger, Sriracha, sugar, ½ cup of water and sesame oil together in a small saucepan in medium-high heat. Then, take a small bowl to whisk 1 tablespoon of water and cornstarch together. You stir them into the mixture of soy sauce until thickened around 2 minutes. Finally, you can serve the meatballs with the sauce immediately. Don’t forget to garnish them with sesame seeds and green onion.

Broccoli Casserole with Quinoa

Even though this casserole is made completely from scratch, you don’t need to worry if it will be complicated to cook. With healthy and tasty ingredients including toasted breadcrumbs and cheese, you will gobble this dish until your plate is clean!

What you need:

1/3 cup of Greek yogurt

1 cup of quinoa

1/3 cup of Panko

1 head of broccoli and cut it into florets and perfectly chopped

3 skinless, boneless chicken breast, sliced them thinly

2 tablespoon of olive oil

2 cups of milk

Freshly ground black pepper and kosher salt

2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons of unsalted butter

1 ½ cups of shredded cheddar cheese

1/3 cup of Greek yogurt

How to cook:

First of all, heat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. After that, lightly oil a coat or baking dish with nonstick spray. The size of the baking dish is 9/13cm. In a big saucepan with 2 cups of water in it, you cook quinoa based on the package’s instructions. In at least 5 minutes during the cooking time, add broccoli on the tip and wait for it until it is cooked through. Then, heat 1 tablespoon of olive in a big skillet in medium-high heat. After that, add Panko and cook it around 3 minutes until it browned, set it aside.

After that, heat another 1 tablespoon of olive oil in the skillet. Don’t forget to season the chicken breast with pepper and salt. And then, add them to skillet and cook. You should flip it once until all the sides are cooked through. Let it cool before you dice them into small size, set aside. The next step is to melt butter in the skillet in medium heat. You whisk it in flour until it’s a little bit browned around 1 minute. Frequently, whisk in milk and then cook it until it’s thickened around 3 to 4 minutes. After that, stir in chicken, quinoa, 1 cup of cheese, broccoli and 1 cup of Greek yogurt as well as salt and pepper. Then, spread the mixture of broccoli into the baking dish you’ve prepared. Don’t forget to sprinkle it with cheese. Place it into the oven and bake until the cheese is melted around 5 minutes. Serve it immediately.

The advantages of having healthy meals

Here is the list of advantages when you have habits in eating easy healthy home-cooked meals. They are including:

  • Control your weight
  • Have strong teeth
  • Have strong bones
  • Get healthy heart

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