These Are the Most Addictive 20-minute Recipes on TikTok You Need to Try

Some of the most delicious meals the platform has to offer, that’ll take you 20 minutes or less!

Magazine Desk June 25, 2024

TikTok has completely transformed home cooking by bringing a new wave of creativity and simplicity to the kitchen. The platform's viral recipes have been recreated by millions, displaying dishes that are not only quick and easy to prepare but also packed with flavour. Many of these recipes do not require fancy ingredients, rather they use common and basic items found in most households.

From inventive twists on classic comfort foods to fresh and innovative snacks, these recipes have set new trends for home cooks. Perfect for anyone looking to cook a delicious meal in 20 to 30 minutes or less, these standout dishes are bound to become your new go-to favourites.

Chilli Garlic Noodles

A perfect combination of two of the most flavourful ingredients, this simple and delicious noodle dish will undoubtedly satisfy all your cravings. With garlicky richness in every bite, each noodle is covered in a thick coating of chilli infused sauce that will please your palate and have you grabbing for seconds. Do yourself a favour and try this one out!


Crispy Sweet & Spicy Chilli Chicken

Looking to make something affordable that is guaranteed to make your mouth water? This Crispy Sweet and Spicy Chicken is the easiest and ultimate fakeaway dinner at a fraction of the price! Not only is it easy to make but it is a hearty, low-cost and filling dish. Feel free to switch the steamed rice for an assortment of your favourite vegetables.

Honey Ginger Chicken

Ready in just 20 minutes, this dish is best for a busy week or a bad day. It requires just a handful of ingredients to create a fusion of tastes. The chicken thighs (or chicken cut of your choice) are covered in a caramelised glaze that is sweet, warm and soothing all at once.


Green Goddess Salad

Back in 2021, this simple yet creamy salad recipe took TikTok by storm, even those not fond of their greens indulged in this viral recipe! The base of the salad is straightforward, containing cabbage, cucumbers, chives and green onion all finely chopped into a coleslaw. Essentially, any finely chopped greens will do. Eat it on its own or with your choice of tortilla chips for a fun snack!

Baked Feta Pasta

Arguably, one of the first recipes to go viral on ‘Foodtok’ in 2020, this one-pot pasta is recreated to this day. Indulge in this restaurant quality meal at home. It’s time efficient with a few key ingredients; cherry tomatoes, a block of feta cheese, olive oil and some herbs and seasonings. This is a certified comforting and nutritious meal that’ll bring joy to your taste buds and well being.

Creamy Shrimp Alfredo

This luxurious creamy Shrimp Alfredo is the perfect dish for weekdays/nights when you’re by yourself but also fancy enough for special occasions.This impressive comfort luxury food will save you hours in the kitchen!


Cottage Cheese Flatbread

Cottage cheese, eggs and spices are all you need to recreate this viral cottage cheese flatbread. It’s naturally gluten-free, low-carb and high-protein. If you want to eat healthier look no further, this bread alternative gained popularity for a reason. Great with any toppings or fillings for sandwiches.


Baked Oats

Want to eat healthy but have a sweet tooth you can’t seem to get rid of? Why have regular and boring oatmeal when you can have a sweet morning treat packed with healthy ingredients like banana, honey and oats? Add dark chocolate or cinnamon for extra sweetness. It’s like having cake for breakfast but without any of the guilt one might feel after!

Inside Out Flourless Molten Lava Cake

This cake is the ultimate treat for chocolate lovers, unlike most cakes it is rather uncomplicated to bake. Oozing with the rich and bold flavours of dark chocolate this is a velvety and delectable cake that should be on everyone’s must-have list. Bonus: not just flourless but gluten free too!



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