After a long tiring day’s work, the parents huddle over the kitchen table preparing your favorite grub, while the brothers and sisters eagerly look forward to the family dinner where they can share their day’s worth of fun. Usually dinner is considered an important meal not only regarding the family meet but also through health concern issues where a healthy dinner would not only keep you fit but also help your body recover the lags while you sleep soundly. In today’s article we shall talk about a few low calorie dinner recipes that might bring the family closer than ever.
1. Garlic Salmon Couscous:
To get the garlicky salmon ready, preheat olive oil and toss in the salmon along with some garlic and onions. Once cooked to a light brown, prepare the couscous according to the package directions and mix some tomatoes, onion and parsley. Grill the salmon now with a lime juice paint and serve hot.
2. Spiced Meatballs With Bean Chilis:
While the beans boil to perfection, mix flour, oats, eggs, spring onions, chicken bits and spices. You may even add some oregano to the mix. Knead the mix well and shape the meatballs. Now add garlic, tomato, celery, onion, turmeric, chili paste and cumin to a bowl and mix the beans in it. Once done fry the meatballs to golden brown and mix it in the chili.
3. Pastrami Hash with Eggs:
Start by dicing potatoes, onions, bell peppers, garlic and seasoning into a bowl and then lightly pan fry it. Cut the pastrami into pieces and add it to the mix and once again pan fry it in butter. Now once the pastrami and the hash cooks, in a separate pan crack a full yolk omelet and once done place it over the plated pastrami hash.
4. Seared Scallops with Snow Peas:
Snow peas never tasted good to you but with this simple recipe, this might be one of your favorite ever dishes. To start off, butter the pan well and cook the dry scallops with lemon juice until it turns golden brown. In a separate pan boil some noodles or prepare a couscous. Once done season the snow peas and pan fry them hot before plating up.
5. Steamed Hilsa and Pak Choy:
To start off use an aluminum foil as a base as you place the uncooked Pak Choy mixed with celery and spring onions. Drizzle an adequate amount of parsley and then place the fish fillet on it. In a bowl add soy sauce, lime juice, spinach shavings and salt and pour it over the fish fillet. Now wrap the entire grub in the aluminum base and then bake it to perfection.
6. Marmalade Chicken:
Pour the chicken broth in a bowl and add corn flour, marmalade, soy and vinegar and mix it well. Paint the chicken with parsley and lemon juice and right before you fry it to golden add some salt seasoning. Now cook shallots in a pan and then mix the broth. Now as the broth simmers, drop in the chicken pieces and plate it up once done.
7. Baked Spinach and Pea Risotto:
Start by adding some butter and shallot to a pre heat pan and then pour in the thyme and red wine and let it sear. Once done add the creamy soft rice and then move it to a different pot where you will add the parmesan and the spinach along with salt and pepper and stir to mix it.
8. Mexican Chicken Stew with Quinoa:
In a pan add onion, bell pepper and garlic and then pour in the chipotle paste. Prior to this roast some baby tomatoes and dry it which will be mixed in the paste now. In separate pan paint the chicken breasts with thyme and garlic paste and then add fry till golden. Once done add a little lime juice. Boil the quinoa and beans in a different pan and then bring them all together in an awesome stew.