5 under 10 minute recipes

5 under 10 minute recipes

After a busy day, the last thing you want to do is spend ages cooking.

Luckily these recipes are super simple and all take less than 10 minutes to put together. Less time in the kitchen = more time on the saddle.

What are your favourite recipes?

1. Prawn stir fry

A simple classic perfect for families:

  • Fry garlic, chilli, ginger and some onions in a pan, then add in some prawns. You can use raw or cooked, but if you use the cooked ones add them at the end so they don't end up overdone.
  • Add in some beansprouts, peppers, green beans, or any vegetables you like.
  • Toss in some rice or egg noodles, and splash with some soy or sweet chilli sauce. 

2. Chorizo and pepper frittata

Perfect hot, but also great cold for a packed lunch:

  • Whisk 4 eggs and season with salt & pepper.
  • Pour in to a pan and top with cubed chorizo and finely sliced peppers
  • wait untill cooked through and set, then finish with a topping of grated parmesan cheese.

3. Creamed mushroom bruschetta

An easy light meal:

  • Chop some mushrooms and cook them in a pan, being sure to drain off any excess liquid.
  • Add in spinach, and once wilted, stir in a couple of dollops of garlic and herb cream cheese.
  • Serve on 2 slices of good quality toasted bread. 

4. Oriental duck breast

Because fancy food doesn't have to be time consuming:

  • Score the duck breast and pan fry on a high heat.
  • Meanwhile, in a saucepan, boil balsamic vinegar, a nob of butter and a dash of red wine until it thickens to form a jus, then add in some chopped spring onions and chilli.
  • Serve the duck on a bed of red cabbage or crushed peas, and drizzle over the jus.

5. Banana pancakes

For a little treat:

  • Mash 4 bananas, and add in a couple of tablespoons of flour, 2 eggs and a dash of milk.
  • Whisk to form a thick batter, then ladle in to a hot frying pan, and flip after 2 minutes.
  • Serve with yoghurt, berries, honey or golden syrup.

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I do Paleo Diet so no flour. Banana Pancakes are great but only need 1 banana and 1 egg per person nothing else. They are great and low fat and high protein.



Good to know.



i have to watch what i eat as am diabetic so some of the foods mite not be good for me


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