14 Dinner Recipes That You Can Actually Cook In 20 Minutes (or Less)

Anyone else hate when you're told a recipe only take 20 minutes but in reality it takes 2 hours?!

So annoying!!

But luckily for you I have 14 amazing dinner recipes that REALLY do take 20 minutes or less to enjoy. 

You can serve these up for two, the kids, your whole family or even as a meal prepped lunch.

As always, all the recipes are quick - you would hope so - easy, healthy and super delicious.

You know me, would I do anything different?

Start scrolling to discover tonight's and even tomorrow's dinner!

1. Vegetable Pad Thai

Vegetable Pad Thai

The perfect healthy way to enjoy delicious pad thai! You'll be enjoying this is under 20 minutes.

Get this recipe here.


2. BBQ Honey Chicken Bowls

BBG Honey Chicken Bowls

These Barbecue Honey Chicken Rice Bowls are packed with flavour and are super quick and easy dinner you can throw together! You can also meal prep these for easy work lunches.

Get this recipe here.


3. Red Curry Fish Cakes and Noodle Salad

red curry fish cakes with noodle salad

I love this healthy recipe because it's packed with flavour and is another delicious idea that you can meal prep too!

Get this recipe here.


4. Egg and Bacon Noodles

Egg and Bacon Noodles

This is a super tasty dinner that your kids with love!! You'll be enjoying it in less than 20. YAY!

Get this recipe here.


5. Chorizo and Broccoli Pasta


Chorizo and Broccoli Pasta

I love a simple and quick pasta! This is such a easy meal that the whole family can enjoy.

Get this recipe here.


6. Ground Chicken and Rice Stir Fry 

Ground Chicken and Rice Stir Fry

Quick and easy yet super tasty. This is the perfect "I have no time" dinner or meal prepped lunch.

Get this recipe here.


7. Crumbed Calamari & Greek Salad

Crumbed Calamari Salad

Yum! This easy dish is truly so delicious, you'll be loving every single bite. Plus, it takes less than 20 minutes. What more could you possibly what you want?

Get this recipe here.


8. No Bun Burgers


No Bun Burger

If you're wanting a quick, light but super delicious meal - this is for you. These no bun burgers are AMAZING!

Get this recipe here.

 9. Steak Salad

Steak Salad

A fresh delicious and easy meal that you can whip up in a few minutes. Perfect for those nights when you can't be bothered cooking!

Get this recipe here.


10. Bean & Corn Salad

Corn & Bean Salad

This is a little gem of a side dish BUT could also easily be meal prepped for tomorrow's lunch. 

Get this recipe here.


11. Chicken Fried Rice

Chicken Fried Rice

How good is fried rice? Such a delicious and easy way to serve up a healthy dinner for the family.

Get this recipe here.


12. 10 Minute Salmon Laksa

Salmon Laksa

LAKSA + MY FAVE FISH... YES PLS! This is soooo delicious but more importantly... SO QUICK! It's is simple that you'll be like...."This is going to be my dinner for the next 100 years" hahaha! 

Get this recipe here.


13. Quinoa Salsa Salad


Quinoa Salsa Salad

You can throw this together this super fresh salad in a matter on minutes! Plus, it's incredibly filly and satisfying.

Get this recipe here.


14. Chicken Satays


You are going to love this easy chicken dinner. The satay sauce is next level! I love pairing this with a simple salad and some rice for a quick meal.

Get this recipe here.


Try recipe or two this week and be sure to let me know your thoughts 

I LOVE LOVE LOVE hearing your feedback!

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Happy cooking,

Leah xx