For a mouthwatering change of taste at your next barbecue, take steak to new flavor heights by basting your choice of cuts with a great garlicky blend that requires no more than minutes to fix. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Eileen Frank relies on this made-in-minutes mixture to cook up a down-home chicken dinner. "We think this flavorful coating tastes a lot like the one at a well-known chicken restaurant chain," she writes form Castor, Alberta.
"Yum" is what my family says when I serve this. With a squeeze of lime juice and a few sprigs of cilantro added at the end, you'll have a simple meal with complex flavors. —Paula Marchesi, Lenhartsville, Pennsylvania
A colorful combination of zucchini and zippy canned tomatoes is delicious over quick-cooking angel hair pasta. We like the extra zest from crushed red pepper flakes. —Kathleen Timberlake, Dearborn Heights, Michigan
This moist chicken takes minutes to cook using the direct grilling method. The thick zesty sauce is equally tasty over pork. If you'd like, make a double batch of sauce and reserve half of it to serve at the table.
The tempting and beautiful glaze makes an impressive main dish that looks like you fussed over it. These tender chops are nice to serve during the week as well as for company on weekends.—Sheila Townsend, Overland Park, Kansas
The blend of both Thai chili and barbecue sauces gives my salmon a sweet, spicy kick that's special enough to serve guests. With just four ingredients, this entree couldn't be much simpler! —Pamela Brick, Chicago, Illinois
This is so easy to toss together on a busy weeknight, and I usually have the ingredients on hand. I start sauteing the onion and pepper first, then I prepare the instant rice. If you like, top it with some shredded sharp cheddar cheese.
"My mom gave me the recipe for these savory chops with a sweet and tangy marinade," relates Babette Watterson from Atglen, Pennsylvania. "The apple juice and Dijon mustard complement the pork nicely. With a vegetable and some rice or pasta, you have a meal."