107 Easy Dinner Recipes For Family

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Here are 107 Easy Dinner Recipes for Family. Most of these recipes are quick, but for the options that take a bit longer, they require simple cooking methods! So you don’t need to worry about following a complicated recipe.

Hi friends, is dinner time a struggle? Trust me I KNOW the struggle! Most days I struggle with what to make for the dinner table.

So I thought it would be great to have some of my favorite easy recipes in one place for a quick reference when I do not know what to make.

Garlic butter chicken pasta in a bowl.

These are easy dinner recipes for the whole family whether for busy weeknights or for weekends. Most of these recipes are 30-minute meals. For those that require more time, they require minimal effort, and the outcome is definitely worth it.

Also, these family-friendly recipes are so approachable, requiring pantry staple ingredients (at least for those in the United States). There are no strange or hard-to-find ingredients here!

Planning meals week after week could be such a task. If you need more help with dinner planning, also check out these tips for weekly meal planning and these menu ideas.

Okay, back to today’s post, which is a powerhouse of uncomplicated dinner recipes that are way better than ordering takeout!

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These Easy Dinner Recipes for Family range from chicken recipes to fish recipes to beef recipes and vegan recipes! There is something for everyone, regardless of what your dietary preferences are and for even the pickiest eaters.

So bookmark this page to refer to whenever you need quick and easy dinner ideas. I know I will be visiting this post often. It is a good one!

Also, I have updated this page and I will be updating this page often when I add more favorite recipes to my repertoire of easy dinner recipes for family. So be sure to check back for updates.

P.S. Check out my full range of dinner recipes.

Here are easy dinner recipes for family:

1. Chicken In White Sauce

Chicken in White Sauce
Chicken in White Sauce in a cast iron braiser.

Chicken in White Sauce

5 from 8 votes
Luscious Chicken in White Sauce. It is creamy, garlicky, buttery and so good! A meal fit for kings yet so easy to make It cooks in 30 minutes!
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2. Easy Chicken Stir Fry

A bowl of rice and chicken stir fry. Easy dinner recipe for family
A bowl of rice and chicken stir fry. Easy dinner recipe for family

Easy Chicken Stir Fry

This Easy Chicken Stir Fry is ready in about 20 minutes. Juicy perfectly seared chunks of garlicky chicken with tasty crispy vegetables. It is perfect with rice! This is the quick fancy balanced weeknight dinner to make. Enjoy, friends!

3. Baked Chicken Leg Quarters

Close-up shot of a baked chicken leg quarter
Baked Chicken Leg Quarters on baking tray

Baked Chicken Leg Quarters

5 from 1 vote
These Baked Chicken Leg Quarters are crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside and tasty to the bone. The awesome seasoning blend makes the chicken skin taste so good, garlicky, herby like something you will get at a fancy restaurant.
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4. Chicken Avocado Salad

Chicken and veggies laid out on a platter - such an easy dinner recipe for family
Platter of chicken avocado salad

Chicken Avocado Salad

5 from 1 vote
This Chicken Avocado Salad is on repeat in my home. It is kid-approved, fresh with juicy chunks of chicken and a well-rounded meal. I mostly serve it as a complete meal but it will make a great appetizer, side dish or party salad. So pretty on the table and most importantly, so delicious!
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5. Chicken Curry In a Hurry

Best ever chicken coconut curry in a hurry
coconut curry chicken and rice in a bowl

Coconut Curry Chicken

5 from 2 votes
Coconut Curry Chicken is the quick and easy dinner recipe to make when you need to put dinner on the table but you are in a hurry. It is so hearty with the creamy coconutty sauce and crisp vegetables. Serve over hot-fluffy rice!
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6. Chicken Drumsticks in Creamy Sauce

Close up of chicken drumsticks
Chicken drumsticks in creamy sauce in a cast iron skillet

Chicken Drumsticks in Creamy Sauce

5 from 5 votes
Elevate your chicken drumsticks by making them with this creamy sauce. Chicken Drumsticks in Creamy Sauce is ready in 30 minutes and goes with rice, pasta, and vegetables. Dinner time just got better!
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7. African Spinach Stew

spinach stew Africa
Cameroon spinach stew

African Spinach Stew with Chicken and Shrimp

5 from 6 votes
This spinach stew is made by sauteeing onions then adding in tomatoes to cook and finally some chopped spinach. It is quick, easy and delicious. With only 30 minutes of cooking time, this is the perfect meal for busy weeknights! To make this vegan, use mushrooms in place of chicken and shrimp.
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8. Pan Seared Tilapia

Close up shot of Pan Seared Tilapia
Pan Seared Tilapia on a serving tray with lime wedges

Pan Seared Tilapia

4.95 from 36 votes
This Pan Seared Tilapia is a great way to cook tilapia fillets to taste really good! Trust me, you will want to double this recipe. I tested the recipe using 1 pound of fillets but my family of 2 adults and 3 kids finished 2 pounds at one go! The fish is out-of-this-world good!
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9. Baked Cajun Salmon

Baked salmon on baking sheet, easy dinner recipe for family
Baked Cajun salmon on parchment paper.

Cajun Salmon

5 from 2 votes
We love salmon in my home. This Cajun Salmon is so good because it is ridiculously easy to make with cajun seasoning. Serve with any vegetable or carb-y side you like.
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10. Shrimp Pasta

Blackened Shrimp and Pasta recipe
Blackened shrimp pasta - a flavorful pasta dinner made in 30 minutes. So easy, so delicious.

Blackened Shrimp Pasta

5 from 3 votes
Blackened shrimp pasta – a flavorful pasta dinner made in 30 minutes. So easy, so delicious.
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11. Jollof Rice With Shrimp

African Jollof Rice cooked with shrimp
Jollof rice made with shrimp

Jollof Rice with Shrimp

5 from 1 vote
West African famous meal Jollof Rice made with Shrimp is comfort food at its best! Flavorful shrimp with aromatic rice adorned with vibrant fresh veggies. This Jollof Rice with Shrimp all happens in one pot, it is made with pantry staples and requires very little prep time!
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12. Lemon Butter Tilapia

Lemon butter tilapia fillets on a plate
Lemon butter tilapia fillets on a plate

Lemon Butter Tilapia

4.75 from 4 votes
This Lemon Butter Tilapia recipe takes tilapia to the next level. First the fish is pan seared to golden perfection then drenched in a garlicky lemony buttery insanely good lemon butter sauce. The perfect meal to enjoy with a wide array of side dishes.
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13. West African Peanut Soup

African Peanut Butter Stew served with rice and plantains.
Bowl of African Peanut Stew

African Peanut Stew – Mafe

5 from 3 votes
Luscious glistening African Peanut Stew! Travel to West Africa by making this hearty stew. It will give new meaning to your boiled rice. It will make you cry happy tears. It is one recipe you will want to make over and over again. Enjoy!
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14. Easy Beef Stir Fry

Easy beef stir fry and rice - an easy dinner recipe for family
Easy Beef Stir Fry Recipe

Easy Beef Stir Fry

5 from 2 votes
Easy Beef Stir Fry that happens in 30 minutes. Once you marinate your beef, you are good to go! I used bell peppers in this recipe but feel free to use any veggies you like alongside the beef. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner!
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15. Pan Seared Ribeye

A cast iron skillet with two chunks of rib eye steak
Two ribeye steaks in a cast iron skillet with rosemary, thyme, and garlic.

Pan Seared Ribeye Steaks

5 from 3 votes
Pan-seared ribeye Steaks are some of the tastiest things I have ever eaten! Incredibly flavorful meat that only needs a little seasoning to shine. You will feel like you are dining at a 5-star restaurant when you try this. It's elegant enough for special occasions like date night or Valentine's Day and easy enough to make on weeknights or Sunday Supper. Serve with some sautéed vegetables or your favorite side dish, and you have a magnificent meal!
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16. African Beef Stew

African Beef Stew Recipe
African Beef Stew Recipe

African Beef Stew

5 from 3 votes
See Recipe Video Above. African Beef Stew is quite different from American Beef Stew. The main ingredient is tomato so you may as well call it a tomato stew. My method of making African Beef Stew includes cooking the tomatoes with a tasty blend of spices then adding the oil at the end. The taste is out of this world!
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17. Oven Baked Jollof Rice

Jollof Rice made in the oven
Oven-Baked Jollof Rice Recipe

How to Cook Jollof Rice in the Oven

5 from 5 votes
West African Jollof Rice made in the oven with big flavors. This is Jollof Rice made easy yet it is so tasty. 
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18. Lentil Stew

A pot of Lentil Stew garnished with chopped fresh parsley and green onions
Spoon digging into a bowl of Lentil Stew.

Lentil Stew

5 from 3 votes
The secret is in the combination of spices used! This yields a really flavorful Lentil Stew that makes a nutritious vegetarian or vegan dinner. Enjoy as is or pair with some crusty bread, cornbread or rice. This is one yumminess you'll need to make over and over again.
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19. Coconut Fried Rice

Coconut Fried rice with coconut oil
White bowls of coconut fried rice.

Coconut Fried Rice

5 from 2 votes
Coconut Fried Rice is pure fried rice epicness. The rice is cooked in coconut milk then stir-fried in coconut oil. Perfectly coconutty and vegan!
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20. Mushroom Fried Rice

A pan of mushroom fried rice.
Mushroom fried rice recipe.

Mushroom Fried Rice

5 from 2 votes
I love 30 minute meals like this healthy insanely delish and vegan mushroom fried rice! It comes together in no time especially if you precook the rice before and save in the fridge. You won’t miss the meat in this one!
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21. Mixed Vegetables With Cabbage

Mixed vegetables with cabbage on a plate
Cameroonian Cabbage Stew served with baked plantain fries.

Mixed Vegetables with Cabbage

5 from 2 votes
This medley of vegetables is an easy delicious way to get lots of veggies into your body. The veggies taste great due to the epic spice blend I use. Enjoy your mixed vegetables with cabbage as is or enjoy with a starchy side of choice. So scrumptious!
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22. Garlic Butter Chicken Pasta

Garlic butter chicken pasta in a bowl.
Garlic butter pasta and chicken breast in a bowl.

Garlic Butter Chicken Pasta

5 from 2 votes
This Garlic Butter Chicken Pasta is family-friendly, loaded with flavor and so easy to make. When you make a recipe your whole family loves, then you know it is one for the books. Just add a green salad and you have a complete dinner!
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23. 3 Cheese Mac and Cheese

Mac and cheese served in a plate
Spoon lifting up creamy mac and cheese from a bowl

3 Cheese Mac and Cheese

5 from 2 votes
How to make gooey delicious 3 Cheese Mac and Cheese. The perfect holiday side dish or everyday dinner!
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24. Salmon and Broccoli Sheet Pan

plate with salmon and broccoli
Large salmon fillet and roasted broccoli on a sheet pan

Salmon and Broccoli Sheet Pan

5 from 3 votes
This Salmon and Broccoli Sheet Pan dinner is the easiest ever! The salmon is seasoned with an easy seasoning that takes the fish to the next level. The broccoli gets slightly crispy around the edges and takes on a bit of sweetness in the oven. Serve this Salmon and Broccoli as is for an easy dinner recipe or add some roasted potatoes if you like.
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25. Grilled Onion Cheddar Burger

Hand holding a grilled burger.
A grilled onion cheddar burger on a plate.

Grilled Onion Cheddar Burger

5 from 1 vote
This Grilled Onion Cheddar Burger is loaded with flavor from the spices used. You can make really tasty burger at home on the stovetop or on the grill!
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26. One Pan Chicken and Potatoes and Veggies

A plate of chicken potatoes and veggies
Roasted chicken, potatoes and veggies on a sheet pan

One Pan Chicken and Potatoes and Veggies

5 from 1 vote
What do you do when you have to put dinner on the table but you don't have much time? You make One Pan Chicken and Potatoes and Veggies! Only 10 minutes of hands-on time seasoning the ingredients, then you let the oven do ALL the work. You'll be rewarded with a tasty, balanced, satisfying meal you are bound to make over and over again!
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27. Creamy Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta

A bowl of creamy pasta topped with sliced chicken breast.
Creamy garlic parmesan pasta topped with chicken.

Creamy Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta

5 from 1 vote
Creamy Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta is a family favorite and is ready in 30 minutes. Use shredded rotisserie chicken or easily cook some chicken breasts from scratch following the directions in the recipe. You'll love how easy this recipe comes together yet it tastes like something you'd get from a high end restaurant.
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28. Easy Chicken Spaghetti

easy chicken spaghetti in a bowl

Easy Chicken Spaghetti

5 from 1 vote
Easy Chicken Spaghetti – spaghetti tossed in a white sauce with chicken. It is so tasty and ready in 20 minutes! This is an easy dinner recipe the whole family will love!
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29. Spaghetti Stir Fry

spaghetti stir fry on a plate
Stir fry with spaghetti and chicken in a pan

Spaghetti Stir Fry

5 from 1 vote
This Spaghetti Stir Fry is loaded with tasty chicken, scrambled eggs, crisp veggies. It is garlicky, a complete balanced meal which is ready in 30 minutes!
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30. Roasted Tomato and Garlic Soup

Cozy bowl of tomato soup with heavy cream drizzled on top.
Roasted tomato and garlic soup in a bowl with a grilled cheese sandwich dipping into the soup.

Roasted Tomato and Garlic Soup

5 from 1 vote
The flavors in this roasted tomato and garlic soup are unmatched! Never open a can of tomatoes for tomato soup again!
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31. Baked Chicken and Rice Casserole

Baked chicken and rice casserole dinner
Chicken and rice casserole made in the oven. One-pan dinner recipe.

Baked Chicken and Rice Casserole

5 from 5 votes
This baked chicken and rice casserole is made in one pan with very few ingredients. An easy cheesy dinner the whole family will love! All you need to do is combine all ingredients in an oven-safe bowl and bake for an easy one-pan chicken and rice dish. Enjoy!
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32. One Pot Creamy Macaroni and Chicken

Macaroni and Chicken dinner recipe

One Pot Creamy Macaroni and Chicken

5 from 2 votes
This one pot creamy macaroni and chicken is literally the easiest dinner ever. Only 30 minutes and you have a wholesome meal right before you. Hope you enjoy!
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33. 30 Minute Pasta Dinner

30 minute pasta dinner
30 minute pasta dinner

30 Minute Pasta Dinner

5 from 2 votes
This dinner made with tortellini pasta requires only five ingredients. It is fresh, vibrant and so easy to make.

34. Lemon Pepper Tilapia

Lemon pepper tilapia on a plate with sautéed zucchini.
Lemon pepper tilapia on a plate with sautéed zucchini.

Lemon Pepper Tilapia

Lemony tasty tilapia, with just a few ingredients! This Lemon Pepper Tilapia is ready in 15 minutes!
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35. Spaghetti Omelette

Spaghetti omelette on a plate
Spaghetti Omelette Recipe

Spaghetti Omelette

4.67 from 3 votes
This spaghetti omelette is the kind of breakfast I dream of having every morning. Loaded with all the nutrients, fresh, filling and insanely delicious! I grew up eating this spaghetti omelette occasionally from cafeterias in Cameroon. It was always such a special treat! And it is even better when made at home because you can customize to add other veggies/proteins you like. Some may refer to this as a spaghetti frittata. It is quite close to a frittata. Enjoy this African Breakfast Recipe!
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36. Chicken And Potatoes

Chicken and Potatoes Stew in a pasta bowl
Chicken and Potatoes in pot

Chicken and Potatoes

5 from 1 vote
Chicken and Potatoes: a meal that requires only a few minutes of hands-on time yet tastes so gourmet. The perfect dinner for weekdays or weekends. Enjoy!
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37. Easy Quiche

Quiche with a slice cut out
Easy Quiche on a white plate.

Easy Quiche Recipe

5 from 1 vote
This easy quiche recipe is made from scratch and perfect for breakfast lunch or dinner.
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38. Fish In White Sauce

Fork showing flakiness of cooked fish.
Fish in white sauce with lemon slices.

Fish In White Sauce

5 from 1 vote
Flaky fish in a creamy white lemony sauce that is garlicky and so tasty! You'll love this easy Fish In White Sauce dinner, ready in 25 minutes.
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39. Shrimp and Chicken Fried Rice

Square image of shrimp and chicken fried rice.
Shrimp and chicken fried rice in a white dish.

Shrimp and Chicken Fried Rice

5 from 1 vote
With a combination of seafood and chicken, this fried rice is meaty, tasty, highly flavorful, and makes a standalone meal or side dish. Add this Shrimp and Chicken Fried Rice recipe to your recipe repertoire. It is ready in under 30 minutes and makes a quick weeknight dinner or an elegant dinner.
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40. Beef Stew Without Wine

Square picture for beef stew without wine.
Square picture for beef stew without wine.

Beef Stew Without Wine

5 from 3 votes
How to make the most incredible Beef Stew Without Wine, without flour, and without tomato paste. This wholesome beef stew is so tasty, it will quickly become your favorite way to make Beef Stew. Serve as is or with some crusty bread to mop the stew.
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41. Lemon Butter Salmon

Lemon Butter Salmon served on a platter
4 pieces of salmon in a cast iron skillet.

Lemon Butter Salmon

5 from 1 vote
How to make soft juicy Lemon Butter Salmon. This Salmon recipe is ridiculously easy, ready in 30 minutes, and quite possibly the best salmon you will ever have!
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42. Quick Chicken Noodle Soup

quick chicken noodle soup in bowls
Two bowls of chicken noodle soup

Quick Chicken Noodle Soup

5 from 2 votes
Quick Chicken Noodle Soup is hearty, tasty and ready in 20 minutes!
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43. Mayonnaise Chicken

Grilled chicken thighs on a platter
Close up on a golden brown chicken thigh, surrounded by other chicken thighs.

Mayonnaise Chicken

5 from 2 votes
Succulent rich garlicky herby chicken marinated with an insanely good mayonnaise marinade. You'll want to put this Mayonnaise Chicken on your weekly dinner rotation. So good!
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44. Grilled Boneless Chicken Thighs

platter of grilled chicken thighs with grill marks
grilled boneless chicken thighs on a platter

Grilled Boneless Chicken Thighs

5 from 1 vote
Grilled Boneless Chicken Thighs with an incredible marinade that makes the chicken super juicy! Can be made on the stove or on the grill. Enjoy these grilled boneless skinless chicken thighs with a salad, in a wrap, some rice or any side you like!
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45. Grilled Whole Red Snapper

Grilled Whole Red Snapper on a Platter
grilled red snapper on a platter

Grilled Whole Red Snapper

4.84 from 6 votes
Grilled Whole Red Snapper is incredibly tasty! Ready in 25 minutes and made in the oven, this is a no-fuss whole fish recipe that anyone can make. It is incredibly flavorful with the combination of herbs used. An easy dinner recipe for the whole family!
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46. Seafood Gumbo

Authentic Seafood Gumbo in a bowl.
Seafood Gumbo and rice on a plate.

Seafood Gumbo

5 from 2 votes
Rich Seafood Gumbo made with shrimp, crabs, sausage and chicken and so tasty with bold flavors. Serve with boiled rice, crusty French bread or grits. This Seafood Gumbo is a Creole dish that should be on your list of “special meals to make for my family”. It is that special.
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47. Tomato Fish Stew – Cameroonian Fish Stew

Fish Stew in a Bowl
Fish Stew in a Bowl

Tomato Fish Stew – Cameroonian Fish Stew

5 from 4 votes
This Tomato Fish Stew pairs well with rice. It is garlicky, so flavorful with a nice sweetness for the tomatoes.
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48. Baked Chicken Drumsticks

oven baked chicken drumsticks or legs on a serving platter
Baked Chicken Drumsticks on a serving platter

Baked Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

4.50 from 2 votes
The best flavor-packed Baked Chicken Drumsticks you will ever make! Great for an easy dinner as you only need 10 mins of prep time. Serve it with a vegetable and starchy side of choice and you have a complete meal!
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49. Beef Fried Rice

Beef Fried Rice in oval serving bowl

Beef Fried Rice

5 from 3 votes
This Beef Fried Rice is a one-pot wonder, a complete meal with tasty garlicky rice, flavorful browned beef and crisp veggies. Totally approved by my whole family.
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50. Chicken Skewers

Chicken skewers with a wooden bowl of hot sauce and some vegetables
Chicken Skewers recipe

Chicken Skewers

5 from 1 vote
Tender tasty chunks of chicken cooked on skewers. The kind of recipe to make when you want to show off!
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51. Pan Grilled Salmon

Four grilled salmon fillets on a serving platter
Four grilled salmon fillets on a serving platter

Pan Grilled Salmon

5 from 6 votes
How to make incredibly tasty Pan Grilled Salmon. The dry rub that goes on the fish adds lots of flavor to an already tasty fish. Serve this with a favorite vegetable side dish for a complete meal.
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52. Pilau

Pilau and Kachumbari on a plate
East African Pilau

Pilau

5 from 3 votes
This is Pilau: a fragrant one-pot rice meal. The rice is cooked in a fragrant broth loaded with spices. The aroma is out of this world! Pilau is a popular Kenyan dish conspicuously present at Kenyan parties! It is also popular in other East African countries. Get your spices, some long grain rice and let’s make this East African delight!
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53. Baked Turkey Breast

Close up shot of sliced turkey breast
2 sliced baked turkey breasts on serving platter

Baked Turkey Breast

5 from 1 vote
This recipe calls for bone-in double turkey breast. For a one half turkey breast that is about 3-4 pounds, half all the ingredients in the recipe.
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54. Herb Roasted Turkey

Whole turkey on white platter, garnished with parsley
Whole turkey on white platter, garnished with parsley

Herb Roasted Turkey

5 from 2 votes
This Herb Roasted Turkey is loaded with flavor from the garlic herb butter used. Perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter or Dinner!
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55. African Chicken Stew

Bowl of African chicken stew on Rice
Pan of African Chicken Stew

African Chicken Stew

5 from 15 votes
If you want a stew recipe that is loaded with flavor, hard to stop eating and pairs well with rice, pasta, crusty bread, plantains, potatoes, yams, etc, you're welcome! This African Chicken Stew is so flavorful and perfect for festive days or weekends. This tomato stew is about to become your new favorite stew!
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56. Plantain Lasagna – Pastelon

Plantain Lasagna - Pastelon de Platano Maduros
Plantain Lasagna recipe

Plantain Lasagna

5 from 2 votes
Layers of soft sweet plantains, tasty meat sauce, and gooey cheese. A combination that is totally to die for! You will want to make to make this Plantain Lasagna again and again.
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57. Lemon Pepper Turkey Wings

Lemon pepper turkey wings on a serving platter.
Lemon pepper turkey wings on a serving platter.

Lemon Pepper Turkey Wings

4.43 from 7 votes
These Lemon Pepper Turkey Wings are juicy on the inside, crispy on the outside, lemony, garlicky, and the perfect dinner whether for everyday dinner or for the holidays! They are easy to prep and so flavorful!
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58. Pan Seared Boneless Pork Chops

Pan seared boneless pork chops in a cast iron pan with butter underneath.
Pan seared boneless pork chops in a cast iron pan with butter underneath.

Pan Seared Boneless Pork Chops

5 from 9 votes
These Pan Seared Boneless Pork Chops are the tastiest pork chops you'll ever have! They are ready in 25 minutes from start to finish and perfect for weeknights, Sunday dinners, or the holidays.
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59. Egusi Soup – Nigerian Egusi Soup

How to Make Egusi Soup
Egusi Soup recipe - Africa

Egusi Soup – Nigerian Egusi Soup

5 from 4 votes
Egusi soup made the Nigerian way with red palm oil and different kinds of meats. Enjoy with pounded yam, garri or other kinds of fufu.
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60. Marry Me Chicken

Wooden spoon under a piece of chicken breast in creamy sauce.
Wooden spoon under a piece of chicken breast in creamy sauce.

Marry Me Chicken

5 from 2 votes
The deliciousness of this Marry Me Chicken will leave you craving for seconds and thirds. Ready in 30 minutes, this recipe is perfect for weeknights or for entertaining. And as the name suggests, this meal could really get you a marriage proposal.
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61. Steak Fried Rice

Fried rice in a bowl with veggies garnished with green onions.
bowl of steak fried rice

Steak Fried Rice

5 from 6 votes
This Steak Fried Rice is filled with tender bits of steak, aromatic rice, eggs, and crisp veggies. The perfect 30-minute dinner and also a great way to clean out the fridge!
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62. Nigerian Beef Stew

Nigerian beef stew served with rice and a side of sweet fried plantains and coleslaw.
Big pot of red tomato beef stew.

Nigerian Beef Stew

5 from 1 vote
Nigerian Beef Stew is a vibrant tomato beef stew made with bell peppers, tomatoes, and aromatics. Serve with a side of rice, sweet fried plantains, and coleslaw for a true Nigerian dining experience. This recipe makes a big pot of stew so feel free to scale the recipe if you want a smaller quantity.
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63. Baked Thin Chicken Breasts

Cooked chicken on white serving plate.
Close-up of juicy baked chicken.

Baked Thin Chicken Breasts

5 from 2 votes
No more dry, bland chicken breasts! Learn how to make Baked Thin Chicken Breasts that are flavor-packed, juicy and ready in 15 minutes!
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64. Herb Roasted Duck

Duck in a bowl with brussels sprouts.
Herb Roasted Duck on a white serving tray.

Herb Roasted Duck

5 from 4 votes
If you are looking for a duck recipe that yields really tasty duck without any added sugar, make this Herb Roasted Duck. It is garlicky, herby, and flavorful to the bone. The perfect main dish for holiday gatherings and special dinners. See blog post above for step-by-step photos and lots of tips.
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65. Pan Seared Sea Bass

Pan Seared Sea Bass filets on a white plate.
Pan Seared Sea Bass filets on a white plate.

Pan Seared Sea Bass

5 from 1 vote
Thin sea bass fillets are well seasoned and pan-seared to create a quick tasty meal. May this Pan Seared Sea Bass become a regular on your dinner table. You could replace sea bass with any other fish with firm flesh.
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66. Oven Baked Turkey Wings

Oven Baked Turkey Wings in a white bowl.
Square image of turkey wings.

Oven Baked Turkey Wings

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67. Pan Seared Chicken Tenders

Pan seared chicken tenders on a white platter.
Pan seared chicken tenders on a white platter.

Pan Seared Chicken Tenders

5 from 4 votes
Flavor-packed, tender, and juicy are some words to describe these Pan Seared Chicken Tenders. They are ready in 15 minutes. Isn't this what dinner dreams are made of?
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68. Baked Dry Rub Ribs

Ribs on a serving tray.
3 baked ribs on a white plate.

Baked Dry Rub Ribs

5 from 4 votes
The tastiest Baked Dry Rub Ribs you will ever have! Made with a simple dry rub, these pork ribs are easy enough to make for weeknights and fancy enough to make for the holidays or special occasions.
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69. Jerk Chicken Wings

Oven Grilled Jerk Wings on a tray
Jerk Chicken Wings

Jerk Chicken Wings

5 from 1 vote
These Jamaican Jerk Chicken Wings; all the flavors of Jerk Chicken on Chicken Wings. So perfect for outdoor grilling or can be made in the oven under broil. Spicy, smoky, so good!
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70. Chicken Meatballs

Chicken meatballs served over spaghetti.
chicken meatballs recipe

Chicken Meatballs

5 from 1 vote
These Chicken Meatballs are baked but taste fried. They are paired with a savory-sweet herby tomato sauce and served with spaghetti. You can serve these chicken meatballs with any side you like.
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71. Plantain Pancakes (Breakfast For Dinner)

Pancakes made with plantains on a platter
plantain pancakes and plantain waffles on a serving plate

Plantain Pancakes

5 from 1 vote
Plantain pancakes made with ultra sweet plantains need no added sugar because the sweetness from the plantains is enough! They are slightly sweet, with a hint of cinnamon and amazing plantain flavor. These pancakes are perfect for breakfast, brunch, snacking or breakfast-for dinner.
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72. Herb Roasted Chicken

Whole herb roasted chicken on a platter, garnished with fresh herbs.
Whole herb roasted chicken on a platter

Herb Roasted Chicken

4.67 from 3 votes
Herb Roasted Chicken with garlic and herbs. You could use dry or fresh herbs for this recipe. I used dried herbs for a quicker prep time. The combination of herbs and garlic makes this whole roasted chicken so flavorful! It is a must-try especially if you love easy dinner recipes.
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73. Chicken Pepper Soup

Chicken Pepper Soup
Chicken Pepper Soup

Chicken Pepper Soup

5 from 1 vote
This is a hearty soup made with chicken and intense spices. It only takes about an hour!
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74. Goat Meat Pepper Soup

Nigerian goat meat pepper soup recipe.
Goat Meat Pepper Soup Recipe.

Goat Meat Pepper Soup Recipe

5 from 5 votes
A hearty soup cooked with goat meat, herbs and spices. This Goat Meat Pepper Soup recipe is so easy to make and perfect for cold days.
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75. Savory French Toast (Breakfast For Dinner)

Savory French Toast breakfast
Savory French Toast recipe

Savory French Toast

5 from 3 votes
My mother’s recipe for Savory French Toast. This Savory French Toast is made without milk. It is a very easy french toast recipe with minimal ingredients yet so tasty! Enjoy!
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76. Epic Oven Grilled Chicken Wings

super crispy epic oven grilled chicken wings
super crispy epic oven grilled chicken wings

Epic Oven Grilled Chicken Wings

5 from 2 votes
These oven grilled chicken wings are epic in every way. Crispy on the outside, moist on the inside and super tasty with big bold flavors! Enjoy these oven grilled chicken wings on their own (seriously) or pair with your favorite side. My favorite side is some fried plantains and some pepper sauce or spicy/herby mayo. Enjoyment at its peak!
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