6 Dishes You Can Cook Up In Less Than 15 Mins

Quick Meals With MAGGI®

Decked in its iconic red and yellow packaging, MAGGI® is a household brand. Just scan your kitchen, you’d definitely find a product or two! From instant noodles to sauces to pre-mixes, there are infinite ways to use MAGGI®. Here are 6 quick and easy dishes that will have you rethinking what you can do with MAGGI®.

1. Dry Laksa

Some days all you need is a good spice kick. And it shouldn’t be so hard to satisfy – with this <10 minutes recipe, zhng your MAGGI® 2-Min Asam Laksa Noodles into a hearty, spicy, delicious bowl of Dry Laksa. Topped with fresh prawns, fish cakes and laksa leaves, just the smell of this dish will have your neighbours thinking, “omg, they’re such great cooks!”.


Servings: 2 pax. Cooking Time: 10 minutes. Skill level: Easy



2 packet MAGGI® 2-Min Asam Laksa Noodles

2 tbsp Cooking oil

50g Bean sprouts

60g Coconut milk

2 piece Tau Pok

8 pieces Prawns

50g Fish cake

10g Laksa leaves (finely chopped)

1½ packet of MAGGI® Assam noodles seasoning

Salt and sugar to taste

4 Shallots (thinly sliced)

3 clove Garlic (minced)

1 Chilli (sliced)



  1. In a pot, blanch MAGGI® 2-Min Asam Laksa Noodles for about 1 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a pan with 2 tbsp cooking oil, add shallots, garlic, chilli and stir fry until fragrant.
  3. Add in fish cake, prawns and tau pok, and stir fry until slightly cooked.
  4. Add in coconut milk, MAGGI® 2-Min Asam Laksa Noodles seasoning, bean sprouts, and mix evenly.
  5. Add in blanched MAGGI® 2-Min Asam Laksa Noodles, laksa leaves, salt and sugar. Mix evenly and serve.
  6. Garnish with laksa leaves.


2. Sambal Fried Rice


We’re all about fiery flavours! This classic, timeless (and timed less than 10 minutes) Zi Char favourite is a sure-hit. MAGGI® Sambal Tumis Paste does all the hard work, leaving you with an easy packet of rempah. Mix in with your favourite fried rice ingredients, such as chicken, french beans and eggs, for a satisfying meal.


Recipe: https://themeatmen.sg/maggi-sambal-fried-rice

Servings: 2 – 3 pax. Cooking Time: 10 minutes. Skill level: Easy


3. Stir Fried Chilli & Tomato Prawns

Another recipe for the keeps, it’s versatility will have you amazed. Creating a good sauce base is always the tricky part when it comes to cooking. Turn any protein into a tangy, mildly spicy crowd pleaser with a simple mix of MAGGI® Chilli Sauce and MAGGI® Tomato Sauce. We choose large fresh tiger prawns to whip up a mouth-watering Stir Fried Chilli & Tomato Prawns.


Servings: 2 pax. Cooking Time: 10 minutes. Skill level: Easy




8 large Prawns

3 cloves Garlic (minced)

1 inch knob Ginger (minced)

1 small Tomato (cut into wedges)

1 tbsp Chinese Rice wine

1 tbsp MAGGI® Chilli Sauce

2 tbsp MAGGI® Tomato Sauce

1 tsp Light soy sauce

2 tbsp Cooking oil

Salt and pepper to taste



  1. In a pan with oil, flash fry prawns until slightly cooked.
  2. In another pan, add 2 tbsp of cooking oil, then add garlic, ginger and stir fry until fragrant.
  3. Add in MAGGI® Tomato Sauce, MAGGI® Chilli Sauce, light soy sauce and mix well.
  4. Add in prawns and tomatoes. Mix well and coat evenly. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Mix well and serve hot.


4. Sambal Goreng Tahu

Don’t you love it when something has multiple uses? MAGGI® Sambal Tumis Paste is the ultimate little black dress (or Unilqo Mens’ Mandarin Collar shirt) for spice-lovers. Tossing this together with coconut milk, kecap manis and tamarind juice forms a versatile base for Sambal Goreng.



Recipe: https://themeatmen.sg/maggi-sambal-tahu-goreng

Servings: 2 – 3 pax. Cooking Time: 10 minutes. Skill level: Easy


5. Stir Fried Oyster Sauce Chicken


Aromatic, tender chicken chunks marinated, cooked and dished out in 10 mins. What’s not to love? Combining MAGGI® Concentrated Chicken Stock and MAGGI® Oyster Sauce with cornstarch and egg white is a nifty trick to tenderise the chicken chunks quickly.


Servings: 2 pax. Cooking Time: 10 minutes. Skill level: Easy



2 pieces Boneless Chicken Thigh (cut into cubes)

1 tsp MAGGI® Concentrated Chicken Stock

1 tbsp MAGGI® Oyster Sauce

1 tsp Light soy sauce

1 tbsp Cornstarch

1 Egg white

1 tsp Cooking oil

1 tsp sugar

2 tbsp cooking oil

Serve with rice

Garnish spring onion




  1. In a mixing bowl, add chicken thighs, MAGGI® Concentrated Chicken Stock, MAGGI® Oyster Sauce, light soy sauce, cornstarch, egg white, cooking oil, sugar. Mix well, and you may leave to marinate for 15 minutes (optional).
  2. In a pan, add 2 tbsp of cooking oil, and add in marinated chicken thighs. Stir fry until lightly browned and cooked.
  3. Serve over lettuce and with rice on the side, and garnish with chopped spring onion.


6. Sambal Popcorn Chicken

Saving the best for last – this recipe redefines Popcorn Chicken. Soused in MAGGI® Sambal Tumis Paste and marinated with turmeric, ginger and garlic powder, this Sambal Popcorn Chicken is a mouthful of flavour. A great midday spice-me-up!


Recipe: https://themeatmen.sg/maggi-sambal-popcorn-chicken

Servings: 2 – 3 pax. Cooking Time: 10 minutes. Skill level: Easy


Quick Meals, Great Meals.

Delicious meals don’t always mean spending the whole day in the kitchen and cooking everything from scratch. The best meals are savoured in the company of loved ones. So, get creative and whip up these deliciously quick meals.

This article was brought to you by MAGGI® Singapore.


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