After a long day of laundry, cleaning, dusting, and some fun dancing in between, of course, you remember it’s almost time for your in-laws to arrive and you have no time left to cook. Suddenly your husband, carrying a bag of frozen food enters the house, smiles, having no idea how he saved you from a night of embarrassment, pulls a chair, and sits down. Ten minutes later, the table in the living room is set with yummy chicken nuggets paired with fries, mouth-watering chapli kabab, crispy chicken popcorns, and potato cutlets. As everyone praises the excellent hostess, you cannot stop smiling sheepishly thinking, ‘And so once again, the night is saved by frozen food.’
Hosting a movie night? Stock up these frozen foods
Frozen food is the ultimate mood. There is one for every occasion, for everyone! Here’s our top picks for best hostess to always be on top of her game;
- Chicken Popcorns
- Frozen Fries
- Shami Kabab
- Cheese balls
- Prawn Tempura
- Spring Rolls & samosas
- Frozen vegetables
- Puri Paratha
- Chapli kabab
Create your own yum recipes, or try this one
Whenever in a hurry, frozen food comes in handy. It’s convenient, hassle-free, and easy to cook. By providing quick and easy access to healthy foods, they help us make the most of our limited free time. So, if you're looking for a way to make your life a little bit easier, try these amazing recipes that you can create in10 minutes using frozen foods.
Lachha Paratha Quesadilla
- Cook the lachha paratha, until fully done from both sides.
- In a pan add a spoonful of oil, toss in finely chopped garlic, onions, capsicum, cabbage, and smear.
- Heat up some tikka toppings.
- In one half of the paratha, add a spoonful of tomato ketchup, chili garlic sauce, along with sauteed vegetables and tikka topping and lots of cheese on top of paratha. Sprinkle some chili flakes and oregano on top and garnish it with some black olives.
- Flip the other half on the top, and fry till crisp to your liking.
- Cut and serve hot!
Zesty Zinger Burger
- Griddle the buns on each side for about 5-6 minutes on a pan.
- Deep fry frozen chicken zinger filet at medium-high heat.
- Add mayonnaise, ketchup, pickles, and lettuce to your buns.
- Lay the chicken filet and a slice of cheese with some jalapenos and tomatoes on top.
- Serve and enjoy!
Tips to keep your frozen food last long
Frozen foods can be a great convenience, but only if they are properly stored and defrosted. Here are a few tips to help you get the most out of your frozen foods.
- When shopping for frozen foods, be sure to check for MSG, preservatives and artificial colorants. These can be dangerous to your health.
- Frozen foods have a shelf life, just like fresh foods, always check expiration dates to make sure you're getting the most bang for your buck.
- When you get home, put the frozen food in your refrigerator or freezer as soon as possible. This will help prevent freezer burn.
- When you're ready to defrost frozen food, be careful not to let it sit out at room temperature for too long.
- It's important to follow the instructions on the package carefully. Read it before cooking your frozen food.
- . Once the food is thawed, don't refreeze it - cook it right away and enjoy!
Yummy, yummy in my tummy!
With a little creativity, you can mix and match different types of frozen food to create unique dishes that are both healthy and time-friendly. Never forget that frozen food is your best friend.
So, what are you waiting for? Stock up on some frozen food today, and you'll be prepared for anything, be it a storm of hungry guests or cranky kids!