5 Easy and Delicious Recipes for Busy Weeknights
Are you tired of the same old boring meals every weeknight? Do you find yourself too busy to spend hours in the kitchen cooking dinner? We hear you! That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 5 easy and delicious airfood recipes that are perfect for even the busiest of weeknights. These meals are not only quick and effortless, but they’re also packed with flavor and nutrition. So put down that takeout menu, grab your apron, and let’s get cooking!
Spaghetti with Quick Tomato Sauce
This dish is one of our go-to recipes for busy weeknights. It’s easy to make and can be on the table in less than 30 minutes. The key to this dish is using good quality ingredients. We like to use a good quality tomato sauce and pasta, as well as fresh basil leaves. This dish can be made with any type of pasta, but we prefer spaghetti or linguine. If you’re looking for an easy and delicious meal, this is the dish for you!
One-Pot Chicken and Rice
Whether you’re looking for an easy weekday dinner or a comfort food classic, this one-pot chicken and rice dish is the perfect recipe. Made with just a few simple ingredients, it’s a hearty and satisfying meal that the whole family will love. And best of all, it can all be made in one pot, so there’s minimal cleanup required.
To make this dish, simply sauté some diced chicken in a bit of olive oil until it’s cooked through. Then add in some rice, broth, and your favorite seasonings. Let everything cook together until the rice is tender and fluffy, and then you’re ready to eat. Serve it up with a side of steamed veggies or a green salad for a complete meal.
Shrimp Fried Rice
1. Shrimp Fried Rice
-1/2 cup white rice
-1/2 small onion, diced
-1 garlic clove, minced
-1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-1/8 teaspoon black pepper
-2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
-1 large egg, beaten
-3/4 cup frozen peas and carrots, thawed
-1/2 pound cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
-3 tablespoons soy sauce
-Green onions for garnish (optional) directions:
In a medium saucepan, bring 1 cup of water to a boil. Add the rice and stir to combine. Bring to a low simmer and cook until the water is absorbed and the rice is cooked through, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and fluff with a fork. Set aside. In a large skillet over medium high heat, add 1 tablespoon of oil. Add the onion and garlic and sauté until both are translucent. Stir in the ginger, salt and pepper until combined then add the cooked rice. Sauté for 2 minutes then push everything to one side of the pan making a well in the center. Pour in the remaining tablespoon of oil then add the beaten egg to the center. Allow it to cook for 30 seconds undisturbed then scramble it into the rest of the rice mixture. Add in the peas and carrots, shrimp and soy sauce. Sauté
Beef and Broccoli
Beef and broccoli is a classic Chinese dish that is easy to make at home. The key to this dish is to cook the beef and broccoli in a stir-fry sauce until it is slightly charred. This gives the dish a wonderful smoky flavor that is paired perfectly with the savory sauce. Serve this dish over rice or noodles for a complete meal.
Sweet and Sour Pork
This recipe for sweet and sour pork is an easy and delicious way to get a delicious dinner on the table on busy weeknights. The pork is cooked in a sweet and sour sauce, and served with rice and vegetables. This dish is sure to please the whole family.