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5 Easy Dinner Recipes for Time-Crunched Week Nights

How much time did you spend making dinner last night? According to Statistics Canada, we Canadians average over an hour every day making dinner and clearing it up. Day in day out, that time quickly adds up.

The good news is, you don't have to sacrifice taste for time. Here are five of your new favourite easy dinner recipes inspired by dishes from countries such as Mexico, Germany and Japan. They are not only perfect for busy weeknights, but bring exciting new flavours to your dinner table.

Which one will you try first?

Mexican Pan Fried Tilapia

http://mccain.ca/en/recipes/meals/mexican-tilapia-pineapple-pico-de-gallo-and-superfries 
Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Bursting with tangy Latin American flavour, this Mexican Pan Fried Tilapia makes for a tasty dinner recipe for any night of the week. Served with Pineapple Pico de Gallo and Superfries®, it's an easy dinner recipe that will only take about half an hour to make. Tilapia is also a full of protein and low in fat, making it both a tasty and nutritious dinner recipe.

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http://mccain.ca/en/recipes/meals/maple-and-mustard-pork-tenderloin-with-goat-cheese-superfries 
Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Sweet, full of flavour and with an extra Canadian twist, this easy Maple and Mustard Roast Pork Tenderloin recipe is sure to be a hit! The Dijon mustard together with the sweet maple syrup combine to deliciously glaze the juicy roast pork tenderloin for an easy dinner that’s ready in about 30 minutes. Pair it with goat’s cheese sprinkled Superfries®, and you’ll have a winning weeknight recipe on your hands.

 
http://mccain.ca/en/recipes/meals/japanese-furikake-superfries-with-chicken-katsu 
Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Think bringing new flavours to your dinner recipes means adding more prep time? Think again.  This Chicken Katsu recipe brings some Asian flair to your kitchen and can be ready in less than 30 minutes. This might be the first time you've tried crispy, Japanese style fried chicken with savoury, furikake seasoned Superfries®, but we know it won't be the last!

http://mccain.ca/en/recipes/meals/curry-superfries-with-tikka-masala 
Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Friday night just got even better: we have the perfect easy recipe to end your week off on a high note: Superfries® made with delicious Tikka Masala curry sauce. This Indian-inspired dish only takes 35 minutes to make, so you'll have more time to enjoy your company without worrying if it will taste good. Spoiler alert – you're in for a delicious dinner that is sure to be popular with everyone joining you tonight!

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German Bratwurst Sausage & Beer-Braised Onions Superfries®

http://mccain.ca/en/recipes/meals/german-sausage-beer-braised-onions-superfries 
Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Feeling like giving y our taste buds a trip around the world? Try this German Bratwurst Sausage recipe.

Bratwurst sausages have been gracing family meal-time for over 700 years, and once you've paired this succulent sausage with beer-braised onions you'll understand its staying power. Hearty, tasty and most importantly easy, it's a recipe that's sure to be a hit when you're looking for a quick fix!

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Looking for more fun ideas for your next meal? Spruce up your next meal and satisfy your cravings with these inspirational Superfries® recipes for any occasion!

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