5 Quick-Fix Dinners You Have to Try

Have you ever arrived at your home late in the night feeling all tired, hungry and sleepy? Having been in such situations myself, I've learnt that no matter how tired or sleepy one is, going to bed on an empty stomach can be quite a nightmare. That's where speedy cum quick-fix dinners come in. Preparing them is so easy such that, you can have a superb dinner ready in less than ten minutes! Here are 5 quick-fix dinners that you have to try:

Chicken with Rosemary Butter Sauce

Making this dish requires five main ingredients - boneless and skinless chicken, white wine, whipping cream, butter and minced rosemary. Begin by heating a large skillet over medium heat, adding butter and then the chicken. Each side ought to be cooked for five minutes. When ready, remove and transfer to a plate. Next, add wine into the pan and let it cool over medium low heat. After a minute or two, add whipping cream and wait for it to boil. Then, reduce the heat and wait for the sauce to thicken. Finish off by stirring in more butter and rosemary. The sauce can then be served with chicken.

noodle soup with shrimp

Noodles with Shrimp

The key ingredients needed for making this delicacy include a packet of ramen noodles, peeled and deveined shrimp, chopped green onion, cilantro and peanuts, trimmed snow peas, shredded napa cabbage and water. Begin by putting ramen soup mix, chopped green onion, cilantro and water in a medium sized saucepan and bringing it to boil. Then, add the snow peas and noodles and wait for them to cook for a minute before adding in the shrimp. Continue cooking for an additional two minutes. When done, transfer to a bowl and top with chopped peanuts and shredded cabbage.

Red Pepper and Parmesan Tilapia

This dish requires that you have a few tilapia fillets (one per person), crushed red pepper flakes, Italian seasoning, Parmesan cheese, egg substitute, salt and pepper. In one bowl, mix cheese, pepper, pepper flakes and Italian seasoning. In another, put egg substitute. Start by dipping your fillets into the egg substitute and then the cheese mixture. Using a baking pan that's been coated with cooking spray, place the fillets in and let them bake for 10-15 minutes at 425 degrees.

Bread Pork Chops

When making these chops, you'll need boneless pork loin chops, an egg, milk, crushed saltine crackers and canola oil. First, mix the milk with the egg inside a small bowl. Then, in another shallow bowl, put the cracker crumbs. Now, take the pork chop, dip it in the egg mixture before coating it with cracker crumbs. To create a thick coating, pat the crumbs. Lastly, pour your canola oil into a large skillet and cook the chops for 10 minutes (five minutes per side).

Pan-Seared Trout with Italian-Style Salsa

To make this dish, you'll need trout fillets (you may also use salmon, tuna, trout, tilapia or catfish), Italian style salsa, ground pepper, salt, olive oil and lemon slices. Start by sprinkling the fillets with salt and pepper and searing them in a non-stick skillet over medium high heat for about four minutes (2 minutes per side). When done, top the fish with some salsa and garnish it with lemon slices.