Hey there! Looking for easy deals for weeknight dinners? You have come to the right place!
I have 25 easy yet tasty dinner recipes for you which you can whip up even on a hectic weeknight; so you can focus more on deadlines and worry less about food!
All these recipes are tried & tasted multiple times in my kitchen and loved by my family & friends (they wouldn’t have appeared here otherwise, trust me!). All these weeknight dinners are quick to make mostly using pantry staple items.
Being a working woman with a demanding 9-5 day job, I can totally relate to the frustrations we all go through when we have very less time at hand to make a wholesome meal for ourselves and our families.
Hence I have curated some of my go-to recipes which have proved to be my savior on multiple occasions and this is just for you! Let’s get started!
Give your meaty pasta a break and try this luscious & creamy mushroom pasta in white sauce and fall for it instantly! You will be sorted for your meatless Mondays for life!
This one pan pesto chicken and veggies is a sure-shot winner – you get a delicious dish and just one pan to wash! What more can you ask for!
These garlic butter baked chicken thighs are amazingly high on flavors and is a perfect celebratory dish even for a hectic weeknight!
Being a dedicated prawn lover as well as a Thai food addict, I must admit that this Thai prawn red curry is one of the most soul-satisfying recipes that I ever have had!
Portuguese Piri Piri chicken, which has its roots in Africa too, is a one-pot-wonder! This smoky piri piri chicken cooked with the homemade piri piri sauce is a must-try! Just make a large batch of piri piri sauce over a weekend & freeze it; you can enjoy this amazing dish anytime during the weekdays!
A classic Thai delicacy, this Thai chilli basil chicken is a must-have recipe in your repertoire especially if you love Thai food as much as I do!
The hot and spicy Korean fried chicken is sure to give a kick to your taste buds. This is sure to give your favorite take-away restaurant a run for its money!
The quintessential Thai green chicken curry from our favorite Thai cuisine is the right contender to follow suit after receiving all your love for my Thai yellow chicken curry and Thai red chicken curry!
Chicken jalfrezi is a delicious chicken stir-fry with onions, peppers and tomatoes minimally flavored with aromatic Indian spices. Chicken jalfrezi is the perfect kinda weeknight dinner for all chicken lovers!
This quick and easy chicken & broccoli stir fry is a super meal in itself. It is an absolute win-win recipe with a high deliciousness quotient!
Shrimp scampi in the lemon-wine sauce served on top of capellini or angel hair pasta will be the best summer pasta you ever had. The kick of chilli flakes complements the shrimps and the lemony sauce perfectly!
The classic barbecue chicken turns out best with the make-ahead homemade barbecue sauce and this hassle-free method will guarantee perfectly charred yet succulent barbecue chicken every time!
For all the tofu lovers, here is my quick & easy Chinese stir fried tofu recipe! It’s the perfect weeknight meal or take away lunch which is not only tasty but packed with balanced nutrition!
Baked sweet and sour chicken is the trendiest thing on internet at the moment and for very good reasons! They are incredibly tasty and utterly easy to make! Here is how!
The refreshing fragrance of lemongrass gives a tasty twist to this quick & easy Vietnamese chicken recipe – lemongrass chicken!
This easy grilled chicken breast is an ideal healthy take on chicken that is low in calorie but high in protein as well as taste – a perfect no-fuss healthy meal for a hectic weeknight!
Flavorful chargrilled chicken kebab is the perfect party starter and is great for weeknight dinner too! This yogurt marinated Indian spiced chicken kebab will be your favorite grilled chicken from the very first bite!
This superbly flavorful garlic and paprika chicken is a quick fix for busy weeknight meal which would be ready superfast using minimal ingredients! Total win-win, right?
This bang bang chicken pasta is childishly easy to make but substantially high on taste! The addictive bang bang sauce gives an ultimate make-over to the humble chicken pasta.
When all good things come together, it makes such amazing dish like this creamy pesto shrimp spaghetti! With homemade basil pesto, things rise to a whole new level of yumminess!
Spaghetti Aglio E Olio is a classic Italian pasta dish which simply means spaghetti in garlic and olive oil and that’s it! It’s a real wonder and you will know why!
I call this cheesy chicken broccoli rice casserole a one-pot-wonder! It’s hearty, delicious, easy and a crowd pleaser! What more do we want!
The best thing to drizzle my homemade ranch dressing on is this grilled chicken salad. We were simply knocked off by the killer combination of grilled chicken salad with ranch!
This make-ahead shrimp Alfredo pasta bake is an out-of-the-world weeknight meal which is gonna delete all the take-out options permanently!
These roasted chicken thighs with potatoes made with a cilantro-chilli marinade is the ultimate comfort food on a lazy weeknight. It’s immensely flavorful and ridiculously easy!
And that’s a wrap! Hope you try one or more recipes from this list and ease out your weeknight stress a little! Let me know which one turned out to be the crowd-pleaser! Enjoy!