"This dish saves a lot of time when I need a quick supper on busy nights," explains Penny Mularz of Auburn, Michigan. "I keep cooked chicken in the freezer to speed up the preparation. Sometimes I substitute carrots for the frozen corn."
This recipe is so delectable that I'm often asked to double it when family members visit over the holidays, writes Janet Lebar from her home in Littleton, Colorado. She also suggests preparing it with shrimp for a quick convenient alternative that's also delicious.
"I have three young children, so I rely on meals that are quick and easy," relates Renee DePriest of Harrisburg, Illinois. These tender patties with pasta, spaghetti sauce and cheese are family-pleasers and simple enough for kids to help prepare.
With the fiery spices in this entree, you won't even think about reaching for the salt shaker. Our Test Kitchen team combined minced garlic, cayenne pepper and paprika with a few kitchen staples for a fiesta of taste.
A hint of curry makes this meal-in-one a vibrant change of pace from weeknight staples. "I like to add a dash of red pepper flakes to the stir-fry for extra spice," shares Judie White of Florien, Louisiana.