4 Single Serve Quick Recipes That You Can Whip Up Under 20 Mins

Living Alone & Cooking For One? Here Are 4 Under-20min Meals That Aren’t Wai Wai

Recipe quick lunch Easy cooking Category:News breakfast

If you’re someone who’s trying to make it on your own, chances are that you often end up cooking instant noodles for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; day in and day out. We’re here to rescue you with these super simple single serve quick recipes that you can make under 20 mins—preparation time included!

Mushroom & Herb Omelette
Serves 1
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Cook Time
7 min
Cook Time
7 min
251 calories
6 g
232 g
22 g
8 g
13 g
118 g
233 g
1 g
1 g
8 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
118g
Servings
1
Amount Per Serving
Calories 251
Calories from Fat 197
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g
34%
Saturated Fat 13g
63%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 232mg
77%
Sodium 233mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates 6g
2%
Dietary Fiber 1g
5%
Sugars 1g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A
18%
Vitamin C
8%
Calcium
6%
Iron
8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 egg
  2. ½ cup mushrooms
  3. A few sprigs of parsley, chopped
  4. 1 tablespoon garlic
  5. 1 ½ tablespoon butter
  6. Salt, to taste
  7. Pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Whip the egg, season with salt and pepper and set aside.
  2. In a warm skillet, add a tablespoon of butter, the mushrooms, and the garlic. Cook until it has softened and is golden brown in colour.
  3. Arrange the mushrooms in a dispersed manner in the skillet/ frying pan, and add a half tablespoon of butter.
  4. Pour the whipped egg and garnish with parsley. Cook on one side for a minute or until it’s not as runny, and flip it over. Serve hot.
Notes
  1. You can load this omelette with a lot of veggies, and sprinkle cheese on top just before you flip it over.
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calories
251
fat
22g
protein
8g
carbs
6g
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Tomato, Basil, & Mozzarella Sandwiches
Serves 1
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Cook Time
2 min
Total Time
7 min
Cook Time
2 min
Total Time
7 min
474 calories
37 g
45 g
28 g
22 g
10 g
261 g
791 g
7 g
0 g
17 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
261g
Servings
1
Amount Per Serving
Calories 474
Calories from Fat 246
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g
43%
Saturated Fat 10g
49%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 14g
Cholesterol 45mg
15%
Sodium 791mg
33%
Total Carbohydrates 37g
12%
Dietary Fiber 10g
38%
Sugars 7g
Protein 22g
Vitamin A
29%
Vitamin C
28%
Calcium
82%
Iron
49%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 2 slices brown sandwich bread
  2. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  3. 1 tomato
  4. 2 mozzarella slices
  5. 4 basil leaves
  6. Salt, to taste
  7. Pepper, to taste
  8. Garlic powder, to taste
Instructions
  1. Take the slices of brown bread or any slightly harder, crusty bread (like ciabatta) and drizzle olive oil on one side.
  2. Place the tomato slices, the cheese, and the basil leaves on one slice.
  3. Sprinkle garlic powder, salt, and pepper on top and close the sandwich with the other slice of bread.
  4. Drizzle oil on a hot skillet, and put the sandwich on it. Cook for about a minute on each side, or until the cheese begins to melt.  Serve hot.
Notes
  1. You can also add your choice of cold cuts like chicken salami or prosciutto to the sandwich. Additionally, you can skip the bread altogether, use cherry tomatoes instead of the regular ones, and toss all the ingredients in a bowl and turn it into a super delicious salad.
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calories
474
fat
28g
protein
22g
carbs
37g
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Easy Lemon Chicken
Serves 1
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Prep Time
8 min
Cook Time
12 min
Total Time
20 min
Prep Time
8 min
Cook Time
12 min
Total Time
20 min
514 calories
23 g
146 g
20 g
57 g
4 g
497 g
303 g
10 g
0 g
15 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
497g
Servings
1
Amount Per Serving
Calories 514
Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g
31%
Saturated Fat 4g
19%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
Cholesterol 146mg
49%
Sodium 303mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates 23g
8%
Dietary Fiber 4g
16%
Sugars 10g
Protein 57g
Vitamin A
5%
Vitamin C
64%
Calcium
10%
Iron
16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  2. 1 tablespoon garlic, finely chopped
  3. 1 cup zucchini, quartered and sliced
  4. 1 cup onion, quartered and sliced
  5. 2 boneless chicken breasts, thinly sliced
  6. 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  7. 1 tablespoon white wine (you can use chicken stock instead as well)
  8. Salt & pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Drizzle olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Put the zucchini, garlic and onion in the skillet, and let cook for about 3-5 mins or until the vegetables start to soften.
  3. Move vegetables to one side of the skillet and add the chicken breasts. Cook on each side for about 2-3 mins or until cooked through.
  4. Sprinkle salt and pepper over the chicken and vegetables, Add the chicken stock/ white wine, and combine. Cook for another minute or so.
Notes
  1. You can have this easy-peasy recipe with rice, garlic bread, or noodles.
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calories
514
fat
20g
protein
57g
carbs
23g
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Recipe quick lunch Easy cooking Category:News breakfast
Pan-fried Cinnamon Banana
Recipe quick lunch Easy cooking Category:News breakfast   Recipe quick lunch Easy cooking Category:News breakfast
Serves 1
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Cook Time
5 min
Total Time
10 min
Cook Time
5 min
Total Time
10 min
418 calories
81 g
31 g
13 g
3 g
8 g
278 g
5 g
54 g
0 g
4 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
278g
Servings
1
Amount Per Serving
Calories 418
Calories from Fat 110
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g
19%
Saturated Fat 8g
39%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 31mg
10%
Sodium 5mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates 81g
27%
Dietary Fiber 8g
31%
Sugars 54g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A
10%
Vitamin C
34%
Calcium
4%
Iron
5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 2 ripe bananas
  2. 2 tbsp sugar
  3. 1 tsp cinnamon
  4. ¼ tsp nutmeg
  5. 1 tbsp butter, for greasing
Instructions
  1. Peel bananas and thinly slice them.
  2. In a small bowl, combine sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Set aside.
  3. Lightly grease a frying pan or skillet, and keep on medium flame. Put the banana slices in the pan and cook for 2-3 mins without turning over.
  4. Sprinkle the cinnamon, nutmeg, and sugar mixture and flip the slices. Sprinkle the sugar mixture on this side too, and cook for 2 mins.
Notes
  1. If you have access to ice-cream at home, or it still isn’t too late at night, you can enjoy this with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and drizzle it with honey. Additionally, you can use honey or brown sugar, instead of white sugar in the recipe.
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calories
418
fat
13g
protein
3g
carbs
81g
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