These 15-minute meals are here to save the day (and your sanity). With simple ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes, you can have a delicious and nutritious meal on the table in no time.
So, say goodbye to boring weeknight dinners and hello to stress-free cooking with these quick, tasty and easy recipes.
Chicken Satay Skewers
In this recipe, I’ll show you how to make my chicken satay skewers with a delicious peanut sauce that is sure to impress your guests. It’s also quick and easy to prepare for a mid-week family meal. You can prep the chicken and sauce ahead of time and simply cook the skewers just before serving. I love to serve my chicken satay with the traditional accompaniments of crunchy cucumber and red onion slices and steamed rice, just like I enjoyed it at the hawker stalls in Singapore.
Beef Burrito Bowl
My fresh and colourful beef burrito bowls are quick and easy to prepare, made with beef mince and a few simple spices that come together to make a delicious, saucy, spicy Mexican favourite. This recipe will satisfy your craving for Mexican, but you won’t slip into a food coma with this lighter take on the classic beef burrito. Pile up your bowl with all your favourite toppings for extra flavour, texture and crunch.
Southern Fried Chicken Burger
When it comes to takeaway, we all enjoy the luxury of having a night off from cooking. But I promise you this delicious buttermilk fried chicken burger is quick and easy to make and costs less than $5 per serving. Plus, you can feel good about using free-range chicken and simple, wholesome ingredients. And did I mention how fast it is? I bet you can whip this up in no time, even quicker than waiting for delivery!
Chicken with Creamy Tomato Sauce
This Chicken with Creamy Tomato Sauce has quickly become a firm favourite 15 minute midweek meal. The chicken is lightly dusted in flour to create a crust that the incredible parmesan-filled, creamy, garlic infused, sun-dried tomato and spinach sauce clings to. It is such an easy recipe with minimal preparation. The sauce is versatile and works perfectly with rice, mashed potato, pasta or crusty bread to soak up the juices.
Crispy Sesame Chicken and Fried Rice
The perfect mid-week meal, hearty, tasty, easy to make and on the table in under 20 minutes. Skip the takeaway and enjoy homemade crispy chicken coated in a thick, sticky, soy and sesame glaze and served with simple fried rice. Two meals in one, you can serve the sesame chicken with noodles or steamed rice if you prefer, and the fried rice is the perfect accompaniment to your favourite stir-fries.
One Pot Creamy Pesto Gnocchi
Perfectly cooked potato gnocchi in a creamy pesto sauce with bacon, spinach leaves, parmesan and garlic. This recipe transforms simple freezer vegetables into something extraordinary. My creamy pesto gnocchi requires minimal preparation and will be on your dinner table in less than 10 minutes. And the best part? You only need one pot, which means less clean-up time and more time to enjoy every bite!
My homemade chicken gyros recipe is a delicious twist on the classic Greek street food. Tender, marinated chicken, cooked perfectly and served on warm pita bread. Top with your favourite fresh veggies and tangy tzatziki sauce. It’s a flavour-packed meal that’s easy to make and customisable to suit your family’s tastes. The best part is that it comes together in less than 15 minutes. Whether hosting a dinner party or just looking for a tasty meal on a busy weeknight, this chicken gyros recipe will quickly become your go-to!
Salmon Green Curry
Looking for a delicious and easy way to spice up your salmon? Give my mouth-watering salmon green curry recipe a go! Bursting with flavours of coconut milk, lemongrass, and aromatic Thai green curry paste, this dish is perfect for those who love a bit of heat and bold flavours. Perfectly cooked seared salmon with a twist ready in less than 15 minutes.
I absolutely love traditional Pad Thai. It was always a dish I would order out, and making it at home never appealed to me. Making it from scratch requires a few specialty ingredients that end up sitting in my fridge and not getting used up. I have tried many packet sauces, but none compare to the Ayam Hawker Pad Thai I use in this recipe. I have made this many times, and it is simple and quick to throw together with minimal effort. The best thing about it is how authentic and delicious the taste is.
Looking for a delicious and easy pasta recipe to impress your guests? Look no further than my delicious prawn spaghetti recipe! With succulent fresh prawns, perfectly cooked pasta, and a rich tomato sauce, this dish will surely become a family favourite. And the best part – one pot heaven. Less washing up and more time enjoying this tasty meal.
Chicken Teriyaki Bowl
Like many of us, I used to buy teriyaki marinade. The individual ingredients to make my own were too expensive, difficult to find at the shops, or I didn’t think I had time… I was wrong. Not only is this super easy and quick to get out on the dinner table, but it’s also better value! The taste is authentic and better than any store-bought marinade I’ve tried… Plus, you get the satisfaction of knowing exactly what is in yours! I love teriyaki served up in a bowl just like this. Try the recipe with beef or tofu – Equally delicious!
10 Minute Creamy Pesto Chicken Pasta
The lengthiest part of this dish is waiting for the water to boil for your pasta! This dinner is super quick to cook and prepare, making it the ultimate weeknight meal. Enjoy perfectly cooked pasta and juicy chicken breast covered in a creamy pesto sauce and finished with lashings of parmesan.
Sticky Beef Noodles
Take humble beef mince to the next level with my sticky beef noodles in a flavour-packed sweet chilli soy sauce. This tasty recipe is perfect for busy weeknights, ready in under 15 minutes, and it’s budget-friendly, with the ingredients costing less than $15. Customise this dish by adding your favourite veggies and extra chilli if you like a bit of heat!
Baked Miso Salmon
Miso is the ultimate umami flavour sensation and is so easy to cook with at home. Miso paste is available at most major supermarkets and mixed with a few simple ingredients like tamari, sugar and vinegar, it makes the most incredible marinade. This is Baked Miso Salmon with maximum flavour and minimal effort. I regularly make this meal midweek because it’s as simple as mixing a few pantry staples together and popping the tray in the oven.
Chicken adobo is one of the most popular Filipino dishes. I was introduced to it by my mother-in-law, and I have loved it ever since! I love the garlicky, vinegary and peppery marinade, it is addictive. There are so many variations (they are all fantastic!), but this is how I do mine. This dish tastes even better the next day!
10 Minute One Pot Creamy Tomato Tortellini
Spinach and ricotta tortellini are made delicious with a simple garlic, cream and tomato-based sauce. The cook time is 7 minutes. 7 minutes! And with minimal prep! Definitely faster than any takeaway order. The tomato juices and chicken stock create an amazing flavour. Cream and lashings of parmesan top it off. The beauty of this recipe is that the tortellini does not need to be precooked. It is simply added to the sauce making this the perfect fast and easy, one-pot family dinner.
Vietnamese Pork Bowl
My Vietnamese pork bowls are on high rotation at our place. Bright, fresh and fun to eat – my kids love them. Thin rice noodles topped with sweet, sticky pork, served with fresh salads and crunchy spring rolls. All the ingredients are brought together with a delicious Vietnamese-inspired dressing. Seriously simple, fast and tasty.
Coconut Red Curry Noodle Soup
Warm up your taste buds with this delightful Coconut Red Curry Noodle Soup! Perfect for chilly evenings or a comforting meal. Tender chicken pieces are simmered in a rich, creamy coconut milk broth, flavoured with aromatic red curry paste and vegetables. The addition of noodles makes this soup more filling and satisfying. For added texture, you can add fried tofu puffs and top with fresh bean sprouts, sliced spring onions, and lime wedges. Easy, delicious and ready in 15 minutes.
San Choy Bow
Looking for a quick and easy dinner that’s bursting with flavour? Look no further than san choy bow, a delightful dish featuring lettuce cups filled with savoury and sweet mince. With just a few simple steps, you can create a meal that’s both delicious and nutritious. Plus, the recipe calls for a variety of veggies, making it a great way to use up leftovers from your fridge. Whether you prefer peas, carrots, bean sprouts, or something else, you can easily customise this dish to suit your family’s tastes.
Flavourful, fast and tasty homemade nachos are perfect for entertaining or a fun family dinner. Nestled on a bed of crispy corn chips, melted cheese, and a variety of flavorful toppings, this recipe will satisfy your Mexican cravings. And as a bonus – any leftover beef mixture can be refrigerated or frozen and used in other Mexican classics like burritos, tacos or quesadillas.
Sticky Pork Noodles
Quick, easy and delicious. My sticky pork noodles are a family favourite, and the best part is that I can have dinner on the table in just 15 minutes! Using frozen vegetables saves prep time, but you can make this recipe your own and use your favourite vegetables. This recipe is an excellent addition to your weekly meal plan. It’s budget-friendly, easy to prepare and a hit with the kids!