These No-Oven Recipes are Cool for the Summer

It’s too darn hot! No really, it’s crazy hot out, which is why you need these cool summer recipes in your life. They’re no-oven dinners—read: cooking without an oven—that come together fast. Yep, they’re legit genius.
By: Amanda Cargill / 08/01/2019 / Recipes

One-Pot Chicken & Rice with Roasted Red Peppers

D251 One-Pot Chicken & Rice with Roasted Red Peppers Photo by Linda Pugliese for Dinnerly

This take on arroz con pollo, the classic Spanish dish made with chicken and rice, relies on chorizo chili spice plus roasted red peppers and pickled onions for flavor. It's a one-pot meal that will make you one happy cook!

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Beef & Rice Noodle Stir-Fry with Snap Peas

D351Beef & Rice Noodle Stir-Fry with Snap Peas Photo by Linda Pugliese for Dinnerly

Stir-fry puts smiles on faces and satisfies hungry bellies. You'll be happy because everyone is eating; the eaters are happy because dinner is yum.

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Chicken Souvlaki Skewers

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Chicken souvlaki is fancy for "delicious grilled chicken." This version is seasoned with za’atar and skewered with crisp bell peppers and onions. Just throw 'em on the grill and voila! Smoky meets sweet!

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Pulled Pork Sandwich

Pulled Pork Sandwich Photo by Linda Pugliese for Dinnerly

Whether barbecue pro or newbie, this simple-but-tasty sandwich will make you feel like a pitmaster. Forget "low and slow" (i.e. "time you don't have"). We took a shortcut and used pulled pork mixed with tangy barbecue sauce. You're welcome!

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Caramel Chicken Stir-Fry with Snow Peas & Jasmine Rice

D228-Caramel chicken stir-fry Photo by Linda Pugliese for Dinnerly

You can have dessert before dinner. Why? Because you're a grownup and grownups are the ones in charge. (As far as we can tell, dessert before dinner is one of the few benefits of being a grownup. But we digress.) This caramel chicken stir-fry is both sweet and savory so no one will give you side-eye when you gobble it up.

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