Tired of the same-old weekly menu or scouring Pinterest to switch things up? Not to worry because HuffPost has put together 8 of the easiest recipes to break out of the rut your evening menu may be in. Take a trip around the world with these fresh and EASY new recipes and broaden your culinary horizons while treating your taste buds to a whole new world of flavors.
This crispy tandoori chicken is really easy to make – the magic is in the overnight marinating. The marinade consists of yogurt, citrus and spices. That’s it! Then either grill or broil the chicken and serve with the fruity, tangy mango chutney, which is also super simple to make. You can even use leftover chutney thinned with water to glaze chicken or duck for other tasty dishes.
Enjoy the vibrant flavors of Thailand with this delicious meal that is less than 30 minutes away with just a few staples from your pantry. Plump shrimp, simmered in a rich and fragrant herb-infused coconut sauce, are sure to have your family impressed. Make sure to serve this exotic new menu offering with jasmine rice and get ready to add this one to your rotation.
Imagine a mix of Chicken Teriyaki and the flavors of India combined. It sounds a little out there, but is actually kid-friendly and simple to perfect. Boneless, skinless chicken thighs, marinated in soy sauce, brown sugar, fresh lime juice, oil, garlic, ginger, and spices, is what makes this recipe pop. You can find the key ingredient, Garam Masala, an aromatic South Asian spice blend at most large supermarkets.
This recipe combines ground beef (or turkey for a healthier alternative) rolled with warm spices, fresh herbs, and garlic, then grilled until charred. We know, we know – meatballs aren’t usually for the pit, but with the right consistency, they grill great! The delicious yogurt sauce also balances the weight of the meatballs. Serve this one over couscous!
Take a stroll on the lighter side with this easy dinner salad that tastes like it’s straight out of a Vietnamese market. Shredded rotisserie chicken, chopped veggies and a simple whisked dressing is all that stands between you and a sensational Southeast Asian dining experience.
For a quick crowd pleaser, this 30-minute curry dish is the ticket. Simply thinly slice chicken, sautée with curry powder, then simmer in an aromatic and semi-sweet curry sauce, and finish with green peas and cilantro. The potential for switching this one up is limitless with different proteins and curries. Be sure to serve with basmati rice no matter how creative you get.
You’ve been warned! These are going to be a hit. With the bold flavors of ginger, lime and chili pepper, combined with a prep time of 30 minutes, these lettuce cups are a quick way to take your taste buds on a trip to the other side of the globe. Try not to eat them all while you cook this recipe from around the world.
Proteins always get the spotlight – let’s give the veggies a shot with this quick and delicious, authentic Szechuan green bean dish. Whether as a different side dish or a vegetarian main course, these greens are tasty! We’re gonna have these with some jasmine rice or stir-fry noodles. Yum!
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