Quick and Easy School Night Dinner Recepes

Busy school nights call for meals that are quick, simple, and satisfying. With these three easy dinner recipes featuring chicken, beef, and fish, you can whip up delicious meals in no time. Whether you’re a parent juggling homework help or a student squeezing in study sessions, these recipes have got you covered. With minimal prep and cook time, you can enjoy delicious homemade meals without the hassle. Plus, they’re versatile enough to accommodate different tastes and dietary preferences. So, the next time you’re in need of a stress-free dinner solution, give these recipes a try!

Lemon Herb Chicken

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 lemon, juiced and zested
Salt and pepper to taste
Fresh parsley for garnish

Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, minced garlic, dried oregano, dried thyme, lemon juice, and zest. Place chicken breasts in a baking dish and season with salt and pepper. Pour the lemon herb mixture over the chicken, ensuring each breast is coated evenly. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and juices run clear. Garnish with fresh parsley before serving. Pair with steamed vegetables and rice for a complete meal.

Beef Stir-Fry

1 lb (450g) beef sirloin, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
1 tablespoon sesame oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, sliced
1 bell pepper, sliced
1 cup broccoli florets
Cooked rice or noodles for serving

In a bowl, combine soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sesame oil. Add sliced beef and let it marinate for 10-15 minutes. Heat a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic and marinated beef slices. Stir-fry until beef is browned, then remove from skillet and set aside. In the same skillet, add sliced onion, bell pepper, and broccoli. Stir-fry for 3-4 minutes or until vegetables are tender-crisp. Return the cooked beef to the skillet and toss everything together until heated through. Serve hot over cooked rice
or noodles.

Garlic Butter
Baked Salmon

4 salmon filets
4 tablespoons butter, melted
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste
Fresh dill for garnish

Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Place salmon fillets on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. In a small bowl, mix together melted butter, minced garlic, and lemon juice. Brush the garlic butter mixture over the salmon fillets, ensuring they are coated evenly. Season salmon with salt and pepper to taste. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until salmon is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork. Garnish with fresh dill before serving. Serve alongside roasted vegetables or a green salad.

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