You Can Make These Delicious Dishes In 30 Minutes Or Less
Sometimes, the last thing we want to do when we get home from a long work day is cook an extravagant meal, but a fast dinner doesn’t have to mean instant ramen or a heaping bowl of cereal. If you’re in need of a quick food fix, we rounded up 12 easy (and delicious) dishes that can be made in 30 minutes or less — from steamed muscles to market fresh salads and Thai green curry. Cheers to that!
The classic combination of shrimp and dill on rye gets a crisp and creamy makeover as a salad.
Get the recipe for Scandinavian Shrimp Salad.
Juicy steak with a fabulous crust, cooked in a cast-iron pan.
Get the recipe for Pan-Seared Steak.
A salad that’s simultaneously crunchy, creamy, sweet and spicy — so fresh!
Get the recipe for Chopped Market Salad.
This incredible Korean street food specialty, grilled cheesy lobster tails. They come together in a snap: serve two as a main or one as an appetizer.
Get the recipe for Cheesy Korean Lobster Tails.
The key to a good Tom Yum Soup is using the freshest ingredients possible and finding the perfect balance of sweet, sour and salty. A mixture of sugar, lime juice and fish sauce is added to taste once the soup is taken off the heat.
Get the recipe for Tom Yum Soup.
This traditional Italian dish has a creamy, citrusy flavor that pairs well with juicy sautéed shrimp.
Get the recipe for Pappardelle Al Limone With Zucchini Ribbons And Shrimp.
Curries vary in flavor, depending on their region of origin. This is the style of curry Nuit grew up with in the town of Phrae, in the northern area of Phrae province. If you’re a fan of green curry, you’ll never need takeout again.
Get the recipe for Northern-Style Green Curry.
Tempted to use fancy cheese? Don’t. Want to add specialty herbs and spices? Nope. This burger is all about simple technique: smash a loose ball of ground beef onto a hot grill with the back of a spatula and wait for the magic. If you must get fancy, a spicy mayo is a great addition.
Get the recipe for All-American Smash Burgers.
Sounds decadent, right? It is, in the best way. If you don’t want to cook a whole lobster, take a shortcut and buy frozen lobster meat. It’s cooked, shelled and ready to go. Then just grab a few tails for garnish.
Get the recipe for Shrimp & Lobster Ravioli In Lemon Cream Sauce.
“I went to Israel for the first time last year and was blown away by the food,” says Instagram-famous baker Philip Haddad. “This dish was inspired by that trip. You can serve [the eggplant] hot or at room temperature, so it can be made in advance.”
Prince Edward Island mussels are the eco-superstars of our oceans, which yield more than 50 million pounds a year. They’re also incredibly delicious, fast to cook and loaded with protein, vitamin C, iron, zinc and selenium. You can throw it together in half an hour, and it’s ideal for summer, when the sweet corn and bright cilantro complement the salty mollusk.
Get the recipe for Sweet Corn And Cilantro Steamed Mussels.