The 15-Minute Meals Collection

Make preparing dinner a breeze with our collections of chicken, fish, shrimp, steak, and vegetarian recipes that are ready in 15 minutes or less.

  • Pan-Grilled Snapper with Orzo Pasta Salad
    Pan-Grilled Snapper with Orzo Pasta Salad, Cooking Light

    15-Minute Fish

    Serving a hearty meal fresh from the sea is easier than you think. Pick from our favorite grilled, blackened, pan-fried, or even microwaved fish recipes. These filets take only minutes to prepare and give your family a nutritious dinner that they'll enjoy eating.

  • Caprese Melts
    Photo: James Carrier

    15-Minute Vegetarian Dinners

    You don't need meat to serve a hearty main dish. Dish up a quick-cooking cheese soup, a hearty chickpea wrap, or even a portobello mushroom cheese burger, topped with a Gorgonzola mayonnaise spread. The possibilities are endless, so try substituting your favorite herbs, spices, and veggies in these vegetarian dishes.

  • Chicken Scaloppine over Broccoli Rabe
    Chicken Scaloppine over Broccoli Rabe, Cooking Light

    15-Minute Chicken

    No time to cook? No problem. These easy chicken dishes are perfect to serve on even the busiest days. To save time, try our recipes that call for scaloppine-style cooking, store-bought rotisserie chickens, and other time-saving tips.

  • Sauteed Scallops with Parsley and Garlic
    Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke

    15-Minute Scallop Dishes

    Serve up fresh scallops in minutes. Seared, sautéed, or pan-roasted, these easy and healthy recipes must be added to your weeknight rotation.

  • Sirloin Steak with Dijon-Port Sauce

    15-Minute Steak

    Multitasking is the name of the game when getting steak on the table in a hurry. Use the skillet and broiler in tandem to make delicious pan-sauces, tender slices of steak, and satisfying one-dish meals.


  • Halibut with Persimmon Tomato and Dill Relish

    15-Minute Seafood

    Quick-cooking seafood and short ingredient lists make these recipes extra easy and super speedy. Salmon, tuna, squid, shrimp, and snapper are all delicious and quick-cooking options to add variety to your dinner table and save you a little time to boot.

  • Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp with Lemon Couscous

    15-Minute Meals from the Broiler

    Serve delicious main dishes that take only minutes to cook. Just kick up the heat and dinner's ready in a flash.

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