Quick, easy, and satisfying lunch recipes. You will find different exciting classic and new recipes to try including one-pot recipes, kid-friendly lunches, and healthy lunch Recipes.
You don’t have to stick to one baked chicken recipe when you can explore and switch up your kitchen game. Whether you want a recipe for regular weeknight dinners or special occasions, you will find a perfect option here. These recipes are healthy and incredibly delicious.
Rice is a great staple food. It’s broadly available, dirt-cheap, and incredibly versatile. It’s easy to whip up and it goes with just about anything! I’ve made this list to help you find some recipes that utilize this simple white grain!
Shakshuka is a hearty skillet meal made of open-faced eggs cooked in a thick, savory tomato-pepper sauce. It is simple, delicious, and easy to prepare.
Tacos are a great meal for any time of the day, but many taco recipes can be difficult to make. This easy chicken taco recipe uses simple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen.
Homemade Chili – If you are looking for comfort in a bowl this winter, look no further than this homemade chili recipe. This super comforting dish is delicious and packed with hearty flavors. Make sure you add this easy recipe to your repertoire—you’ll be so glad you did!
There’s nothing quite like some crispy, buttery Hasselback potatoes; they’re delicious, impressive, and just so much fun to prepare. I will show you how to make the delightful Hasselback potatoes at home without having to wait for a table at your favorite restaurant or take a whole day off from work!
Let me introduce you to this 30 minutes one-pan dish that rivals restaurant quality. Shrimp Creole! – Complex flavors, easy to make, loaded with flavor and cooked with tons of spices and vegetables for maximum flavor.
Jamaican oxtail is a favorite to make. The dish is full of hearty flavors and sits in a long braise resulting in meat that easily falls off the bone.
Injera is a soft, thin pancake-like flatbread made from fermented teff batter. A staple food in Ethiopia/Eritrea usually used as a serving base for scooping stews, meat, and vegetables like Doro wat, gomen wat, and much more.
Enjoy the flavors of West Africa with this Senegalese Poulet Yassa made from Chicken pieces, marinated overnight with lots of onions, some mustard, and a bit of lemon juice. This dish is so easy to make, smells great, looks beautiful, and tastes delicious. If you are in the mood for an exotic dish try this one!
Peri-Peri Chicken (Piri Piri Chicken) – This is a delicious traditional spicy African chicken dish made from a combination of birds-eye chilies, herbs, and spices. It’s extremely easy to make and the ingredients you need are probably what have on hand or ingredients that you can easily source fro from your local store.
A quick and easy hot dog buns recipe ready in about an hour from start to finish. These buns are so soft, and they stay soft the next day and the day after, but they are strong enough to hold up under even the thickest of hot dogs and sausages. They are nice, fluffy, and …
Nigerian Style Chicken Fried Rice – Transform leftover rice into an easy fried rice dish that your family will love. This version of the Nigerian fried Rice dish delivers a delicious flavor with minimal efforts. It comes together in a little time with minimal effort making it perfect for a weeknight.
This delicacy needs little to no introduction as most of us are really familiar with it but this recipe will probably be the easiest and the best crispy fried chicken legs recipe ever because it is less intimidating when compared to most fried chicken recipes, it uses few simple ingredients, and the result is an extremely …
This is an incredibly easy, but delicious recipe. The uniqueness of this jollof rice lies in the roasting of the bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, and garlic. This brings an additional depth of flavor to the meal. If you’re looking for a Jollof Rice recipe that will be the star of the show, this is it!
Easy Beef stir-fry with bell Peppers – This savory, seasoned stir fry will quickly fill a home with an aroma that can only be exceeded by the flavor of the dish. It’s the perfect mix of fresh and filling!
Baked Chicken Drumsticks – Mouthwatering, juicy, perfectly seasoned drumsticks made so simple and effortless, this recipe will make you think twice about ordering takeout!
Coconut Fried Rice – Rice cooked in broth and coconut milk with lots of vegetables and protein. The end product is an enticing combination of textures, colors, and flavors. It smells heavenly and tastes even better!
Garlic Roasted Potatoes – These garlicky, freshly seasoned potatoes with infused rosemary and thyme flavor are the perfect compliment to just about any meal you make, and with very little prep time. Classic, simple, and delicious!
Easy Shrimp Pineapple Fried Rice – This is a very simple dish but it is bursting with flavor; made with shrimps, sweet pineapple chunks, rice, vegetables, soy sauce, and scrambled eggs. All stir-fried together to create this easy but tasty fried rice. It’s a complete meal in a bowl.
This easy one-pot Vegetable Couscous recipe is loaded with highly nutritious vegetables amongst other ingredients. It’s Fluffy, fragrant, and tasty with a kiss of warm flavors. Can be thrown together as a side to your favorite meat or a hearty meal on its own plus it’s on the table in just 30 minutes. Truly a …
This Oven Baked seafood Jambalaya is a twist on the traditional jambalaya recipe. It’s crowd pleasingly delicious with a pronounced personality. It contains a variety of textures and tastes and certainly looks elegant on the plate.
Catfish Stew – A Fish stew made with Fresh Catfish cooked in a stew with bell peppers, onions, garlic, tomato, and broth. This is an elegantly simple stew. It’s hearty, full of flavor and absolutely delicious! Okay, this catfish is a stew of my childhood. It was one of my favorites and still is today. Growing up, …
Mushroom Rice is a rustic and elegant side dish loaded with good earthy flavor that comes from the mushrooms. The hint of ginger and garlic really complements the Rice. It looks beautiful, tastes delicious, and is a very healthy alternative to the regular plain rice.
Blackened Salmon with Sauteed Spinach and Mushrooms – A simple but elegant dish that features sauteed spinach with mushrooms and salmon. This meal astonishingly satisfying and healthy. It will leave you feeling nice and light.
Bell Peppers, Tomatoes And Eggplant stew – A lovely and refreshing choice for a family meal. This vibrantly colored, robustly flavored Eggplant stew is loaded with Onions, Red bell peppers, Yellow bell peppers, Green bell peppers, and Scallions.
Kelewele – Made with ripe plantains that are peeled, cut into small cubes or bite-size chunks, and seasoned with spices such as Onion, Garlic, Cayenne Pepper, and Ginger. This is then fried until the sugar in the plantain caramelizes, and produces brown edges.
This delicious and hearty Stewed Beef Potato is refreshing yet hearty comfort food with small chunks of beef that are nicely seasoned with salt, black pepper, and paprika. The flavor and consistency of this stew are wonderful, and just as good the next day.
East African Chapati is a beautiful unleavened flat Bread eaten in East Africa in Countries like Burundi Uganda, Mozambique, Kenya,… It has a delicious but subtle flavor that is why it can be easily paired with almost any dish whether sweet or savory making it an extremely versatile side dish staple.
Chicken Vegetable Couscous: Let’s go off to Northern Africa for the inspiration behind this fabulously simple dish which uses the worlds smallest pasta – couscous. A blend of Scotch bonnet, Garlic, Onion, bell peppers, and spices adds a touch Savory and spicy to this meal. It’s full of flavor and really quick to make, this …
Efo Riro – The African Stewed Spinach also popularly known as Efo riro is a one-pot stew with layers of flavor. It requires quite a number of ingredients but little work from the cook putting it all together (as long as you already have all your ingredients prepped).
Oven Baked Jollof Rice – Here is another take on Jollof Rice, one of the most famous West African one pot meal. Simplicity, is what sets apart the stove top from the oven baked method of cooking Jollof rice. Delicious Oven Baked Jollof Rice to please everyone!
The shrimp stir fry is delicious and incredibly easy to make. Shrimp, Red bell peppers, Yellow bell peppers, green beans, and scallions sautéed to perfection. Stir fry recipes do not take a long time to fix, they are versatile and also tasty.
West African Peanut soup: This soup is a staple in most African cuisine as well as some other cultures like Taiwan in East Asia and Virginia in the states. It is warm, nourishing, and full of flavors. It is also very versatile which makes it perfect for any season of the year.
Egusi soup is an exotic hearty food that will satisfy your taste buds. It is a staple in most West African homes and it is an uncomplicated one-pot meal that is often accompanied by swallows like Fresh garri (Eba), Amala, Semovita, Pounded yam, Fufu, and the likes. Some hardcore like I am will even serve …
The Nigerian native Jollof Rice is also known as Iwuk Edesi or Palm oil Rice is soul food at its finest – It’s hearty, incredibly satisfying, and deeply comforting.
Oven baked Moin Moin recipe – I know making Moin moin in the oven is not a new thing for most of us but the question I always hear is, how can I bake Moin Moin (moi moi) in the Oven without it getting dry and crispy at the edge? I will show you how …
Salmon Croquettes is always a winner at the table because it’s very delicious. It’s easy to put together and it requires basic ingredients, you can’t go wrong with this recipe. Salmon croquettes is a great, quick fix for lunch or dinner. It pairs so well with the basic white Rice, Salad or Buns. It’s not just pocket-friendly but …
Ayamase stew which is also known as Ofada stew or the Nigerian designer stew is one of the numerous stew types we eat in Nigeria. This stew uses a combination of Green colored peppers together with onions and it’s spiced using indigenous ingredients such as the locust bean and this gives it a distinct delicious …