Food On Friday # 30 ~ Easy Fast Food

At the request of my friend in Southern California, some easy recipes.  There are a couple of rules for this week’s dishes ~ they must take no longer than 30 minutes, and use no more than a half-dozen ingredients, (more or less).

This first dish from Petra at Food East Love certainly qualifies on both counts, chorizo with wild garlic and beans uses 4 ingredients and should take any cook less than 15 minutes.

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Chorizo With Wild Garlic And Beans

A second dish from Petra, who says its a 20 minute cook, olive oil chicken with butter beans and pink peppercorns.

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Olive Oil Chicken With Butter Beans And Pink Peppercorns

So this next recipe is from Tieghan Gerard at Half Baked Harvest uses a few more ingredients than my ideal half-dozen, but a 20 minute dish that looks this good, the simple California style omelet, has to be worth a try.

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Simple California Style Omelet

From Heather Christo in Seattle we have a 15 minute hot shrimp corn and basil salad, and this only has 8 ingredients, including things like salt….  (but also check out Heather’s 30 minute citrusy grilled fish tacos with citrus slaw and orange cashew sauce ~ if you feel like a BBQ).

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Hot Shrimp, Corn And Basil Salad.

Here’s a dish with only 8 ingredients which can be ready in only 20 minutes.  From San Diego’s lovely Averie Sunshine we have easy honey mustard chicken, (with optional broccoli).

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Easy Honey Mustard Chicken

Also from Averie there’s theis 20 minute dish, which I think is a bit of an empty-the-refrigerator possibility ~ better-than-takeout cashew chicken.

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Better~Than~Takeout Cashew Chicken

And now, from Kansas City girl Kate, (Cookie + kate), we have a vegan dish ~ cilantro-pepita pesto with squash ribbons and fettuccine.  This is a 30 minute recipe containing ten ingredients, if you include the salt and olve oil.

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Cilantro~Pepita Pesto With Squash Ribbons And Fettuccini

Chungah from Damn Delicious has this very easy, one pan, 20 minute dish of baked lemon butter tilapia, (although I think you could use any white fish).

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Baked Lemon Butter Tilapia

From a site I haven’t featured before ~ The Woks of Life ~ Sarah has made these 15 minute lazy asian noodles.  (If you don’t have a small wok, you can use a deep frying pan, or do what I did, ditch the frying pan and buy a small wok, (say 8 inch)).

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15 Minute Lazy Asian Noodles

Most of my meals are cooked in less than 20 minutes in my small wok.  So here’s another dish from The Woks of Life, (cooked in a skillet… ha ha ha).  This is a 30 minute dish, but I know my friend in Orange County will adore these salmon teriyaki bowls.

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Salmon Teriyaki Bowls

Andrea at Cooking with a Wallflower has a 15 minute miso glazed shrimp recipe, which looks fantastic.  But then, Andrea says this chicken and zucchini noodles in coconut-peanut sauce dish takes 35 to 40 minutes, (so sue me).  If you already have a cooked chicken breast in the refrigerator, then it’s more of a 20 minute cook.

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Chicken Zucchini Noodles In Coconut Peanut Sauce

Finally for this week, I don’t know if it’s possible to get any easier than this simple olive oil and parsley pasta from The Flourishing Foodie ~ very Italian Rustic.

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A Simple Olive Oil And Parsley Pasta

Thank you to all the great cooks I’ve featured this week.

jack colliier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

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6 responses

  1. Every one of these dishes look scrumptious…

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  2. They all look good but that teriyaki salmon looks divine! 🙂

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  3. My better half and I both cook, sometimes different meals, due to varied tastes. These all sound great – I don’t know which to try first. Leaning toward the shrimp.

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    1. The downside of compiling these weekly food posts is that I want to try all the recipes ~ but I can’t afford to gain that much weight…

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      1. I’ve forced myself into a portion control. So I just cut down the recipes or only eat one portion of it at a time.

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  4. Compliments to the chefs . These all look delicious. Yunnm!!

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