Did you just start living alone? Or do you enjoy watching cooking videos that spark your interest in cooking but don’t know where to start? There are many recipes on the web you may find overwhelming to cook, but hey, one thing’s for sure, different people mean different ways of cooking.

And for you, here’s a list of recipes that is easy to cook. What are you waiting for? Let’s start cooking!

Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken

This crisp chicken can be served alone as a main dish, topped with marinara and mozzarella for a chicken parmesan dish, or sliced and used to top salads and sandwiches. 

Recipe: Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken Recipe (allrecipes.com)

Soy-Honey Glazed Salmon with Asparagus

This easy recipe will turn you into a fish-cooking expert in about 10 minutes. The soy and honey glaze caramelizes as the salmon cooks through.

Recipe: Soy Honey-Glazed Salmon with Asparagus Recipe (allrecipes.com)

Shrimp Scampi with Pasta

This classic Italian restaurant dish is easy for cooks of all skill levels. The shrimp only need 2-3 minutes to cook - any longer, and they can become rubbery.

Recipe: Shrimp Scampi with Pasta Recipe (allrecipes.com)

Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs

These roasted chicken thighs are marinated in a sweet and savory sauce that doubles as a glaze to maximize the flavor. A spicy garlic chili sauce balances out the honey. 

Recipe: Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs Recipe (allrecipes.com)

Vegan Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry

You should have a few vegetarian main dishes in your back pocket. This one-pot vegetable curry tastes just like take-out. Replace the cauliflower with white potatoes or kale.

Recipe: Vegan Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry Recipe (allrecipes.com)

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Popper Chicken

This a great recipe that has been shared over 230,000 times on Pinterest! The chicken is stuffed with cream cheese, diced jalapenos, and Mexican cheese, wrapped in bacon, and baked.

Recipe: Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper Chicken - Spicy Southern Kitchen

Sesame Chicken

The sesame chicken recipe takes just one skillet and 20 minutes to prepare, and you can easily add your favorite veggies.

Recipe: Sesame Chicken - Dinner at the Zoo

Sherry Mushroom Chicken

Here's an easy and quick recipe that looks fancy. Butter and sherry are cooked together to make a butter and sherry chicken breast.

Recipe: Chicken with a Sherry Mushroom Sauce - thekittchen

Tuna Mayo Rice Bowl

With just canned tuna, your favorite mayo, leftover rice, and whatever you wish to sprinkle on top, you can cook a lot of great food without turning on the stove. Think of it as a blank canvas and get creative. Sesame seeds add a nutty little crunch. Roasted seaweed, such as nori or furikake, add crispy saltiness; and scallions add an appealing freshness.

Recipe: https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1023224-tuna-mayo-rice-bowl 

Cheesy Eggs on Toast

The time has come for eggs-on-toast cereal. Here's your chance to show off your egg-cracking skills — be confident — and discover the beauty of butter-scrambled eggs. Also, it helps you learn how to control the heat, so your eggs won't overcook. 

Recipe: https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1023230-cheesy-eggs-on-toast 


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