1. Sesame Chicken
The sweet and tangy sauce of this lightened up sesame chicken is made with soy sauce, honey, Sriracha, ginger, and garlic. Serve it over rice or stir-fried veggies for an easy weeknight meal.
2. Chicken Parmesan
Serve this quick-fried chicken parm over zucchini noodles or regular spaghetti.
3. Kimchi Udon Stir Fry
You can easily add your favorite protein like shrimp or chicken to this tasty stir-fry for an even more filling bowl.
4. Honey Garlic Shrimp
Toss this flavorful shrimp over quinoa, rice, pasta or veggies.
5. One Pan Cheesy Jalapeño Chicken
Tired of your same old boring chicken? This one-pan recipe is seasoned with ancho chile powder, cumin, oregano, and minced onions. Then, the whole thing is smothered in melty cheese.
6. Crispy Honey Ginger Salmon
This flavor-packed salmon is coated in honey, sambal oelek, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, lime zest and juice, then cooked in a skillet for 6 minutes. Pair it with a homemade simple slaw and call it dinner.
7. Tortellini Carbonara
This recipe swaps classic spaghetti for cheesy tortellini. It's cooked to rich, indulgent perfect with egg, bacon, shallots, garlic, and extra Parmesan.
8. Chicken Panang Curry Noodle Bowls
This homemade curry couldn't be easier, made with four-ingredient curry paste, coconut milk, chicken broth, and fish sauce. Plus, you can easily switch up this recipe by adding your favorite protein and veggies.
9. Garlic Beef and Broccoli Lo Mein
This beef and broccoli stir fry tastes even better than takeout...and it's just as easy.
10. Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup
Make a big batch of this Mexican-style chicken soup and keep it in the fridge for a really lazy day.
11. Thai Basil Beef and Lemongrass Rice Bowls
This seemingly sophisticated Thai-style beef comes together as easily as tossing your ingredients in a wok or skillet. And the jasmine rice gets an extra flavor kick from coconut milk, lemongrass, and toasted sesame oil.
12. Garlic Butter Shrimp Pasta
You can put shrimp scampi on the table in just minutes. This version is loaded with arugula, crushed red pepper, oregano, and Parmesan cheese.
13. Sheet Pan Chicken Fried Rice
One pan = zero mess. And even though this lightened-up version of classic fried rice is actually baked from start to finish, you'd never know the difference.
14. Chinese Eggplant with Garlic Sauce
Sautéed with peanut oil, this eggplant becomes melt-in-your-mouth tender in just 10 minutes. Enjoy it as a side dish, or serve it over rice and with the protein of your choice for a stand alone meal.
15. One Pan Chicken Fajita Pasta
Stir fry bell peppers and onions with fire roasted tomatoes, boneless chicken breasts and fajita seasoning. Mix it with some penne pasta and voilà, it's a fiesta.
16. Moo Shu Pork
Take a few short cuts to whip up this delicious stir-fry recipe in no time: buy a bag of cole slaw, some pre-sliced shiitake mushrooms, and serve the moo shu pork (or chicken) into flour tortillas
17. Greek Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce
These gyro patties are made with lamb and beef (but you can really use whatever ground meat you like best). Serve them in pitas or over a salad with tzatziki sauce (store-bought or homemade) and some chopped veggies,
18. Tomato Basil Shrimp
This sautéed shrimp recipe is loaded with veggies and a healthy dose of shredded Parmesan cheese. Make sure to serve it with crispy bread for dunking.
19. Sausage, Brussels Sprouts and Parmesan Pasta
This seasonal pasta recipe made with browned Italian sausage, crispy Brussels sprouts, and tons of garlic just screams fall. You can easily add more veggies and lose the sausage to make this meal meatless.
20. Steak Fajita Skillet
Whip out the corn tortillas and all your favorite Tex-Mex toppings from guacamole to jalapeños and serve these skillet fajitas DIY-style.