8 Tasty Recipes Under 30 Minutes For Busy Working Women

8 Tasty Recipes Under 30 Minutes For Busy Working Women

Cook fast and flavorful meals in under 30 minutes with these quick and easy recipes!

We've all been there. Whether you're working in the office or at home taking care of the family, there always seems to be a million and one things you have to do. Between all the tasks piling up on your to-do list, we understand that it's hard to find the time to cook something that is both fast and filling.

Don't let your daily meals become something to stress about! We're here with a list of quick and easy recipes that you can prepare in under 30 minutes. Packed with loads of flavor, these dishes are perfect for an energy-boosting breakfast, a light lunch or a lazy meal in after a long day at work. 

1. Kimchi Fried Rice

A quick fix for your Korean food cravings, this Kimchi Fried Rice will definitely hit the spot with its classic spicy and savory flavors. Adjust the seasoning to your liking and add more gochujang (Korean chili paste) if you can take heat. This versatile dish can be enjoyed with fried egg, spam or cheese for a complete meal. 

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2. Beef Hor Fun

A crowd pleaser at your local tze char stall, Beef Hor Fun is surprisingly simple to prepare. Flat rice noodles are well-seasoned and stir-fried with tender beef slices to make an aromatic dish that is guaranteed to fill you right up. Add some bean sprouts and spring onions for added crunch and flavor.

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3. One-Pan Okonomiyaki Quesadilla

Inspired by the flavors of the Okonomiyaki, a savory pancake from Japan, this One-Pan Okonomiyaki Quesadilla is filled with cabbage, bonito flakes and cheese. Topped with Japanese-style mayonnaise and sweet okonomiyaki sauce, it can be enjoyed as a lunch time snack or a quick dinner. 

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4. Salted Egg Chicken

Far from just a trend, salted egg is here to stay. This Salted Egg Chicken would definitely come in handy when the craving hits. With very few steps and minimal ingredients required to make this highly addictive dish, it's quite simple to make for a wholesome weeknight dinner. Try not to eat it all directly off the pan before serving.

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5. Sambal Salmon Parcel

Being in a rush doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice a good, nutritious meal. This delicious Sambal Salmon Parcel combines sambal, spring onions and salmon in the microwave for a piping hot fish dish that flakes off beautifully with each bite. The natural omega-3 rich fats of the salmon helps to keep it moist in the microwave while it absorbs the spicy tangy goodness of the sambal. The spring onions add texture and some refreshing flavors and you can give a squeeze of lime over the fish at the end for that added zing!

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6. Tofu with Minced Meat and Prawns

Tofu with Minced Meat and Prawns is a simple and fuss-free dish that is hearty and healthy at the same time. While the recipe uses pork, minced beef and chicken works just as well with the chopped prawns and mushrooms. Enjoy this classic Chinese dish with a bowl of warm rice for a wholesome meal.

7. Zesty Thai Style Tri-Colored Quinoa Salad

What happens when you combine the superfood of the West with the fresh flavors of the East? The answer is this Thai Style Tri-Coloured Quinoa Salad, a dish that is not just healthy but satisfies your taste buds and fills your belly. Shredded vegetables and quinoa are tossed in a punchy Thai-style dressing for a perfect mid-day snack or an after-work meal.

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8. Milo Dinosaur Chocolate Pancakes

Having trouble waking up in the morning? These sweet Milo Dinosaur Chocolate Pancakes will certainly get you out of bed! On top of the usual pancake ingredients, a generous dose of Milo powder is added into the mix for a lovely malt chocolate flavor. Top it off with some coconut whipped cream and even more Milo powder for a satisfying breakfast that is sure to keep your energy levels up for the whole day.

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