Delicious Dinners That Cook in 20 Minutes (or Less!)

Short on time? Instead of reaching for the take-out menu, try one of our speedy suppers that can be on the table in a snap.

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Chicken Rice Bowl Recipe
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Chicken Rice Bowl

“This chicken rice bowl recipe is so easy to toss together on a busy weeknight, and I usually have the ingredients already on hand. I start sauteing the onion and pepper first, then I prepare the instant rice. If you like, top it with some shredded sharp cheddar cheese.” —Tammy Daniels, Batavia, Ohio

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Garlic Lime Shrimp

“Our son, a restaurant owner, showed me how to make this Garlic Lime Shrimp dish. I take advantage of this area’s ample shrimp supply and make this special entree often. It’s also tasty served over rice.” —Gertraud Casbarro, Summerville, South Carolina

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Meat Loaf in a Mug

“This meat loaf in a mug is a smart take on the classic with hardly any cleanup (or leftovers)!” —Ruby Matt, Garnavillo, Iowa

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Air-Fryer Bone-In Pork Chops with Rhubarb

“When rhubarb starts popping up in gardens and at farmers’ markets, I like to prepare these quick and simple air-fryer bone-in pork chops.” —Bonnie Bufford, Nicholson, Pennsylvania

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Black Bean Chicken with Rice

“This spicy family favourite calls for just a few basic ingredients, so it’s quick and easy to stir up in your skillet on a weeknight.” —Molly Newman, Portland, Oregon

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Chinese Pork Fried Rice

Pretty peas and crunchy carrots add colour to tender poultry and rice in this savoury supper recipe shared by Peggy Vaught of Glasgow, West Virginia.

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Hot Spinach Apple Salad

“With a light sweet-tangy dressing, the spinach doesn’t wilt and the apples retain their crunch. We serve this salad with homemade bread.” —Denise Albers, Freeburg, Illinois

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Quick Almond Chicken Stir-Fry

“I make this almond chicken stir-fry often because it is so quick and easy to prepare. My family likes the flavour the sugar snap peas and almonds add. Sometimes I top it with chow mein noodles for extra crunch.” —Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon

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Blue Plate Beef Patties

“A friend and I discovered this recipe together and both consider it a staple menu item. I fix the moist ground beef patties often for family and friends. We love them with mashed potatoes, rice or noodles and the gravy, which gets great flavour from fresh mushrooms.” —Phyllis Miller, Danville, Indiana

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Easy Chicken Alfredo

This dish’s classic sauce is almost as simple as opening up a jar but tastes so much better. The easy chicken Alfredo recipe can be on the table in less than 30 minutes.

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Honey-Mustard Glazed Salmon

You won’t need to fish for compliments from your dinner guests when you serve this spectacular honey mustard salmon!

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