Are you bored of the same ol’ same ol’ dinners? Cozy up to our best dinner recipes, conveniently categorized for you.

8 super easy dinner recipes

Recipes for those times when you just can’t, but you still have standards.

2 Ingredient Creamy Herby Garlicky Pasta | www.iamafoodblog.com

2 Ingredient Creamy Herby Garlicky Pasta

The easiest cheese sauce you’ll ever make and so much more than the sum of its parts.

Instant Pot Osso Buco | www.iamafoodblog.com

Instant Pot Osso Buco

Osso Buco doesn’t get any easier than 6 ingredients and 1 hour of cook time. If you’re looking for an easy but special meal to make this week, this is it.

Easy Oven Baked Pork Tonkatsu | www.iamafoodblog.com

Oven Baked Tonkatsu

The key to this super juicy on the inside, crispy on the outside tonkatsu pork chop is cooking it low and slow, reverse sear style.

Pok Pok Style Fish Sauce Chicken Wings | www.iamafoodblog.com

Extra Easy Pok Pok Style Fish Sauce Chicken Wings

Super crispy air fryer chicken wings doused in sweet and salty umami rich Vietnamese fish sauce.

Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken | www.iamafoodblog.com

Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken

Instant Pot chicken teriyaki is the answer to what’s for dinner: just 7 ingredients and 10 minutes!

Instant Pot Chili | www.iamafoodblog.com

The Best Instant Pot Chili

It’s always time to fill our bowls and bellies with chili! This one is extra special because of a secret homemade chili blend.

Oven Baked Cheesy Chicken Pot Pie Stuffed Shells | www.iamafoodblog.com

Cheesy Chicken Pot Pie Stuffed Shells

Chicken pot pie stuffed into tender pasta shells and baked, how can you go wrong?

Garlicky Brown Butter Parmesan Noodles | www.iamafoodblog.com

Garlicky Brown Butter Parmesan Noodles

When you’re craving a bowl of childhood comfort with just a hint of adulting.

8 Asian dinner recipes

Authentic, fun, and fuss-free Asian dinner recipes

One Pot Hainanese Chicken Rice | www.iamafoodblog.com

One Pot Hainanese Chicken Rice

One of the great comfort foods on this planet now made super easy and one pot, but still deeply authentic.

Malaysian Coconut Chicken Curry | www.iamafoodblog.com

Malaysian Coconut Chicken Curry

Super comforting Malaysian curry chicken. The saucy, coconutty curry sauce spooned onto rice is so, so good.

Gochujang Honey Roast Chicken and Potatoes | www.iamafoodblog.com

Gochujang Honey Roast Chicken and Potatoes

Slightly spicy, slightly sweet Korean inspired chicken with creamy crispy roast potatoes

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Budae Jjigae Korean Army Stew

A comforting spicy stew with spam, sausages, tofu, mushrooms, and ramen noodles.

Ginger Beef and Onion Stir Fry | www.iamafoodblog.com

Ginger Beef and Onion Stir Fry

This super easy 7 ingredient ginger beef stir fry is the answer to what’s for dinner tonight

Thai Basil Chicken | www.iamafoodblog.com

Thai Basil Chicken

This quick and easy Thai classic is a just-the-right-spiciness stir fry that’s an incredible taste payoff for minimal work. You can make it with ground turkey too.

Taiwanese Fried Chicken | www.iamafoodblog.com

Taiwanese Fried Chicken

Make this super crunchy, absolutely addictive snack with our ultimate guide to Taiwanese popcorn chicken, one of the best fried chickens on the planet.

Malaysian Chicken Satay | www.iamafoodblog.com

Malaysian Chicken Satay

Try these bright yellow glistening charred juicy skewers of chicken that are just begging to be dipped into creamy, nutty sauce.

8 pasta dinner recipes

Pasta for dinner is never a bad choice, especially if you’re looking for a little something special.

Date Night Lemon Pasta | www.iamafoodblog.com

Date Night Lemon Pasta

If you want a stress-free and dependable yet still special night, this creamy, lemon-y pasta is for you.

Vodka Sauce | www.iamafoodblog.com

Vodka Sauce

The perfect not-so-fancy but still a little fancy weeknight dinner of your dreams featuring vodka, pasta, and cheese.

Bone Marrow Ragu | www.iamafoodblog.com

Bone Marrow Ragu

This Umbrian-inspired sauce is bright and cheerful with beef, sausage, bone marrow, and hints of rosemary.

Homemade Spaghetti-Os and Mini Meatballs | www.iamafoodblog.com

Homemade Spaghetti-Os and Mini Meatballs

A slightly grown up version of the Spaghetti-Os you grew up eating.

Sage and Chicken Liver Ragù | www.iamafoodblog.com

Chicken Liver Ragù

If you love pâté, you’ll love this cheap authentically old school Italian sauce that comes together in minutes.

Super Creamy Cacio e Pepe | www.iamafoodblog.com

Creamy Cacio e Pepe

This extra creamy cacio e pepe is perfect when you’re in the mood for mac and cheese but trying to adult too.

Pasta alla Norcina | www.iamafoodblog.com

Pasta alla Norcina

This sausage and cream pasta is so good you’d never believe it’s ready in 10 minutes.

Ragu di prosciutto | www.iamafoodblog.com

Ragu di prosciutto

If you love proscuitto, you’ll love this Modenese rendition of ragu with pork, proscuitto, and mozzarella.

8 Chinese dinner recipes

Your favorite Chinese dishes, done right, usually faster than takeout.

Wonton Soup | www.iamafoodblog.com

Wonton Soup

A bowl of wonton soup is all about comfort: firm bouncy wonton floating in a warming Shaoxing soy soup.

Kung Pao Chicken | www.iamafoodblog.com

Kung Pao Chicken

Kung pao chicken is the perfect quick weeknight dinner: spicy, tangy, just a hint of sweet, and so addictive.

Mapo Tofu | www.iamafoodblog.com

Mapo Tofu

Soft silken tofu in a spicy Sichuan chili pork sauce can be yours in under 30 minutes.

Zha Jiang Mian | www.iamafoodblog.com

Zha Jiang Mian

Satisfying savory Chinese meat sauce noodles without any hard-to-find ingredients.

Yangzhou fried rice | www.iamafoodblog.com

Yangzhou Fried Rice

This fried rice recipe will having you making better than takeout fried rice at home in no time flat.

Sweet and Sour Chicken | www.iamafoodblog.com

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Forget take out: make this easy hands off, healthier, and cheaper homemade sweet and sour chicken.

Salted Egg Yolk Fried Chicken | www.iamafoodblog.com

Salted Egg Yolk Fried Chicken

You’re going to love this absolutely addictive salted egg yolk fried chicken.

Spicy Chili Oil Wontons | www.iamafoodblog.com

Spicy Chili Oil Wontons

Silky smooth homemade pork and shrimp wontons tossed in a homemade chili crisp.

8 meat centric mostly chicken dinner recipes

When you just need a giant satisfying protein hit, these recipes have your back.

Oven-Baked Chicken Al Pastor Tacos | www.iamafoodblog.com

Baked Chicken Al Pastor

This al pastor sauce is the easiest sauce to make and keep in the fridge for when those al pastor cravings hit.

Really Easy Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Pork) | www.iamafoodblog.com

Really Easy Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Pork)

Are you missing Chinese BBQ pork? Try making this easy char siu at home!

Barbacoa | www.iamafoodblog.com

Barbacoa

Juicy, soft and tender beef coated in a savory red chile sauce with a tiny hint of spice and a huge hit of flavor.

Lemon Pepper Chicken with Cous Cous | www.iamafoodblog.com

Lemon Pepper Chicken with Cous Cous

If you’re looking for a flavorful, healthy dinner, this is the answer.

Creamy Dijon Mustard Mushroom Chicken | www.iamafoodblog.com

Creamy Dijon Chicken

This one pan creamy dijon mustard mushroom chicken is a quick and easy dinner that’s full of flavor.

Juiciest Baked Chicken Thighs | www.iamafoodblog.com

Juiciest Baked Chicken Thighs

Perfect pantry juicy baked chicken thighs, every time!

Weeknight Steak Frites | www.iamafoodblog.com

Weeknight Steak Frites

Peppercorn, mustard cream, garlic mushroom, coconut curry, and japanese chimichurri.

Oven Braised Beef Bourguignon | www.iamafoodblog.com

Beef Bourguignon

Oven braised bone in beef short ribs in red wine and beef stock with garlic, onions, and carrots.

8 Vietnamese dinner recipes

Super flavorful, fresh, and complex dinners.

Bo Kho Vietnamese Beef Stew | www.iamafoodblog.com

Bo Kho Vietnamese Beef Stew

Warm, comforting, and familiar, like cuddling up in your favorite cozy blanket on a cold night.

Vietnamese Lemongrass Beef | www.iamafoodblog.com

Vietnamese Lemongrass Beef

Smoky charred lemongrass beef served over a fresh herb and cold vermicelli noodle salad with fish sauce vinaigrette.

Goi Ga Vietnamese Chicken Salad | www.iamafoodblog.com

Goi Ga Vietnamese Chicken Salad

This bright and crisp Vietnamese chicken salad is perfect for summer or winter. Bonus: it’s an amazing taco filling.

Lemongrass Beef Salad Rolls | www.iamafoodblog.com

Lemongrass Beef Salad Rolls

These guys were so good that we made them on a camping trip. Fresh, bright, and satisfying.

Garlic Shallot Grilled Chicken | www.iamafoodblog.com

Garlic Shallot Grilled Chicken

Our family secret chicken recipe, sweet and savory and delicious, grilled or pan fried, over rice or in wraps.

Air Fryer Vietnamese Chicken Wings | www.iamafoodblog.com

Air Fryer Vietnamese Chicken Wings

Light, crisp, sweet, salty, and addictive, you won’t believe these Vietnamese chicken wings came out of an air fryer.

Vietnamese Chicken Curry	 | www.iamafoodblog.com

Vietnamese Chicken Curry

This super easy weeknight Vietnamese coconut chicken curry is just the dish to spice up your dinner.

Vietnamese Caramelized Pork Belly Pasta | www.iamafoodblog.com

Vietnamese Caramelized Pork Belly Pasta

Caramelized pork belly, freshly cracked black pepper, and al dente pasta make for a super comforting bowl.

8 noodle based dinner recipes

Because, like us, you live #thatnoodlelife.

Bun Bo Hue Vietnamese Spicy Beef Noodle Soup | www.iamafoodblog.com

Bun Bo Hue

Bún Bò Huế is a spicy Vietnamese noodle soup that is absolutely addictive and one of the best noodle soups.

Pho | www.iamafoodblog.com

Pho

Our secret family recipe for this intensely cozy and beefy beef noodle soup that needs no introduction.

Birria Ramen | www.iamafoodblog.com

Birria Ramen

This mash up of birria tacos and ramen is just too good to be missed. Savory spicy birria stew done up ramen style.

Instant Pot Chicken Pho | www.iamafoodblog.com

Instant Pot Chicken Pho

You’re 30 minutes away from an authentic chicken pho, no drive to your local noodle shop necessary.

Easy Dan Dan Noodles | www.iamafoodblog.com

Easy Dan Dan Noodles

This super easy version of dan dan noodles is fast, flavorful, and vegetarian to boot.

Thai Curry Stir Fry Udon | www.iamafoodblog.com

Thai Curry Stir Fry Udon

Minimal chopping, one pan, spicy noodle-y weeknight yakiudon goodness.

Beef and Broccoli Chow Mein | www.iamafoodblog.com

Beef and Broccoli

Beef and broccoli chow mein, the iconic takeout classic, faster and tastier than takeout could ever be.

Bacon and Egg Lo Mein | www.iamafoodblog.com

Bacon and Egg Lo Mein

Do you love breakfast for dinner? Noodles? This is the ultimate stir fry for you.

8 over the top dinner recipes

When you want to pull out all the stops and make something special.

Cajun Butter Steak | www.iamafoodblog.com

Cajun Butter Steak

This two day dry rubbed and marinated steak affair with cajun butter peppercorn sauce is worth it.

Dishoom’s Ruby Chicken Curry | www.iamafoodblog.com

Dishoom’s Ruby Chicken Curry

Dishoom’s famous signature super simple chicken ruby curry recipe.

Birria Tacos | www.iamafoodblog.com

Birria Tacos

Step up your next taco night with our ultimate guide to the best homemade tacos ever.

Date Night Steak | www.iamafoodblog.com

Date Night Steak

Stress free oven roasted steak with Japanese chimichurri, roasted bone marrow, and jammy eggs.

Sweet and Sour Vietnamese Hot Pot | www.iamafoodblog.com

Vietnamese Hot Pot

There’s just something so warm, comforting, and cozy about hanging around a bubbling pot of deliciousness.

Takoyaki at Home | www.iamafoodblog.com

Takoyaki at Home

The ultimate Japanese street snack, now in your own home. Have a takoyaki party this weekend.

Charcuterie at Home | www.iamafoodblog.com

Charcuterie at Home

A complete guide to building the best charcuterie platter so good you can eat only charcuterie for dinner.

Chinese Pork Dumplings | www.iamafoodblog.com

Chinese Pork Dumplings

Making dozens of super authentic homemade crispy bottomed dumplings is 100x worth it.

8 keto friendly dinner recipes

These delicious keto friendly dinners will have you saying, carbs? what carbs?

Low Carb Bolognese with Shirataki Noodles | www.iamafoodblog.com

Low Carb Bolognese

Saucy bolognese with a beef-pork mix and bonus fat from butter and cream makes an extra rich keto friendly low carb meal.

Thai Red Curry Noodle Soup | www.iamafoodblog.com

Thai Red Curry Noodle Soup

Creamy, comforting, spicy Thai red curry with shirataki noodles, chicken, green onions, lime, and cilantro.

Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki | www.iamafoodblog.com

Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki

Juicy garlicky keto-friendly lemon chicken souvlaki with tzatziki and a crisp and crunchy cucumber salad.

Weeknight Piri Piri Pork Meatballs | www.iamafoodblog.com

Weeknight Piri Piri Pork Meatballs

Low carb, keto friendly piri piri baked meatballs bring the spice while cooling yogurt brings tangy, creamy contrast.

Pan-Seared Garlicky Mushrooms | www.iamafoodblog.com

Pan-Seared Garlicky Mushrooms

Pure comfort is a perfect plate of garlicky, buttery, pan seared mushrooms.

Chicken Shirataki Noodle Stir Fry | www.iamafoodblog.com

Chicken Shirataki Noodle Stir Fry

Wondering what “miracle” no calorie shirataki noodles are? All the answers, right here!

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry | www.iamafoodblog.com

Low Carb Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

Savory juicy beef and tender green broccoli in an addictive sauce. Super tasty, quick, and low carb.

Creamy Lemony Zoodles | www.iamafoodblog.com

Creamy Lemony Zucchini Noodle Pasta

Low-carb zoodles in a keto-friendly dreamy, creamy lemony parmesan sauce.

8 healthy dinner recipes

Not always vegetarian, probably not vegan, but always delicious and your full daily serving of veggies.

Chop Suey | www.iamafoodblog.com

Chop Suey

The greatest, sauciest version of that first stir fry you ever made. Tons of vegetables and a delicious brown sauce.

Coconut Curry Chickpea Stew | www.iamafoodblog.com

Coconut Curry Chickpea Stew

A comforting coconut curry chickpea stew made from pantry staples. You can make it vegan too!

Chili Crisp White Bean and Barley Stew | www.iamafoodblog.com

Chili Crisp White Bean and Barley Stew

A thick and comforting bean and barley stew with kale and eggs and a secret ingredient: Chinese chili crisp.

Ziti alla Norma | www.iamafoodblog.com

Ziti alla Norma

Super satisfying sautéed eggplant and tomato pasta. The softly seared eggplant is golden and creamy and utterly melty.

Garlicky Brown Butter Mushroom Risotto | www.iamafoodblog.com

Garlicky Brown Butter Mushroom Risotto

The coziest bowl of risotto with huge mushroom flavor with plenty of garlic and parm.

Sundubu Jjigae Kimchi Soft Tofu Stew | www.iamafoodblog.com

Sundubu Jjigae Kimchi Soft Tofu Stew

Warm up with this savory comforting spicy Korean kimchi, tofu, and pork belly stew.

Halloumi with Israeli Cous Cous | www.iamafoodblog.com

Halloumi with Israeli Cous Cous

The perfect Mediterranean diet dinner full of freshness and all the bright and beautiful flavors.

Chinese Cucumber Avocado Salad | www.iamafoodblog.com

Chinese Cucumber Avocado Salad

Creamy buttery avocados offset this cool chinese cucumber salad tossed with a soy sesame dressing.

Dinners are the best part of my day and hope they’re yours too!
-Mike

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