Nonstick pan recipes

Cooking in a nonstick pan is perfect to avoid sticking, burning, and other kitchen disasters. We have some great recipes that use them. Here are 34 delicious nonstick pan recipes that will surely become staples in your home too!

1. Ham and Cheese Omelette

Ham and Cheese Omelette

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Ham and Cheese Omelette is an easy and delicious meal cooked in a nonstick pan. The omelette is made by heating and stirring the eggs until they form large, tender, browned curds.

If you're looking for the best cooking experience when making omelette, you'll want to check out our Best Omelette Pans review to find the right pan for you. With the right equipment, you'll be able to make the perfect omelette every time!

2. Pan-Seared Halibut

Pan-Seared Halibut

Pan-Seared Halibut is a healthy and delicious seafood dish perfect for a busy weeknight.

You can make the pan-seared halibut in less than 30 minutes, and it only requires four ingredients.

This meal is ideal for anyone who wants to enjoy a restaurant-quality meal without spending much time in the kitchen.

3. Sear Scallops

Sear Scallops

Sear Scallops are a wonderful treat. They cook quickly and can be served with many different sauces. They are ready in minutes with a simple technique and the right nonstick frying pan.

4. Cheddar Broccoli Frittata

Cheddar Broccoli Frittata

A frittata is always a great option when it comes to one-dish meals. It cooks quickly, is budget-friendly, and is easily customized to your taste.

This Cheddar Broccoli Frittata is an excellent example of a quick, easy, and delicious meal.

5. Peaches And Cream Cheese Crepes

Peaches And Cream Cheese Crepes

Peaches And Cream Cheese Crepes dish is an excellent recipe for a summer dessert.

The crepes are light and fluffy, and the peach and cream cheese filling is sweet and delicious.

Be sure to top it off with whipped cream and sugar for an extra special treat.

You might want to check out our Best Pancake Pans review before you start cooking. With the right pan, you'll be able to make perfect pancakes every time.

6. Asparagus & Egg Scramble

Asparagus & Egg Scramble

Asparagus & Egg Scramble is a healthy and delicious way to start your day!

The asparagus and eggs are nutrient-rich superfoods, generating primary flavor in this dish.

The tender bite from the asparagus perfectly complements the soft fluffiness of the egg.

7. Indian Chicken Fried Rice

Indian Chicken Fried Rice

This Indian Chicken Fried Rice recipe is easy to make and doesn't require many ingredients.

The recipe calls for chicken, rice, and various vegetables. The dish is simple to prepare and is perfect for a quick, weeknight meal.

8. Chow Mein

Chow Mein

Chow Mein is a delicious Chinese dish quickly cooked at home. It's made with noodles, vegetables, and a tasty sauce. The best part is choosing your favorite protein and veggies to add to the dish.

9. Crispy Fried Bacon

Crispy Fried Bacon

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Crispy Fried Bacon meal is perfect for busy weekdays. With a nonstick skillet, you'll be able to cook your bacon evenly and without sticking, meaning less cleanup for you. Plus, the smell of sizzling bacon will make your morning even better.

10. Sunny-Side-Up Eggs

Sunny-Side-Up Eggs

Sunny-Side-Up Eggs are a delicious breakfast food made at home in a frying pan or the oven. They're fried on only one side, with the yolks intact and golden. You can easily pair them with a piece of bread for dipping in the yolk!

11. Easy Scrambled Eggs

Easy Scrambled Eggs

There are endless possibilities when it comes to preparing scrambled eggs.

They can be enjoyed plain or garnished with finely chopped herbs or dressed up with caramelized onion, sauteed mushrooms, and/or grated cheese.

This Scrambled Eggs recipe is perfect for a weekday breakfast.

12. Pancakes

Pancakes

Pancakes are a delicious and popular breakfast food. They are often made from a mix, but they can also be made from scratch. This recipe for making fluffy pancakes is a family favorite.

If you're planning to create your pancake mix, consider looking at our article Types of Pancakes and Top 25 Pancake Toppings for more ideas.

13. Fried Chicken Breast Cutlets

Fried Chicken Breast Cutlets

This Fried Chicken Breast Cutlets meal is easy to make and perfect for a quick weeknight dinner.

The chicken cutlets are thin and cook quickly, so they're a great option when you're short on time.

Plus, this dish is delicious and satisfying, with plenty of flavor from the spices and herbs. You can serve the chicken cutlets with a side of rice or pasta, or enjoy them as is.

14. Pan-Seared Steak with Red Wine Pan Sauce

Pan-Seared Steak with Red Wine Pan Sauce

Pan-Seared Steak with Red Wine Pan Sauce is a luxurious and easy meal to make. The steak is cooked in a heavy pan and then moved to a plate.

The sauce is made by adding wine or brandy, stock, and butter to the pan. The sauce is then poured over the steak. This meal is perfect for a special occasion.

You might also want to check out our collection of 23+ Types Of Steak Sauce that will add more flavor to your next BBQ meal.

15. Sauteed Mushrooms

Sauteed Mushrooms

Sauteed Mushrooms are a staple here, adding rich deep flavor to steak dinners and delicious roast chicken dishes. They’re the perfect addition to soups, stews, and even cooked rice!

16. Blackened Salmon with Cilantro Lime Butter

Blackened Salmon with Cilantro Lime Butter

Blackened Salmon with Cilantro Lime Butter is a delicious and easy meal to make.

The salmon is seasoned with blackening seasoning and then seared in a pan or cast-iron skillet.

The cilantro lime butter mixes cilantro, lime juice, and butter. This meal is perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.

17. Veggie Burger

Veggie Burger

Veggie Burger meal is perfect for anyone looking for a delicious, meat-free meal.

The patty is made with mushrooms, chickpeas, and breadcrumbs, and it is topped with cheese, avocado, and tomato. It is an excellent meal for any time of day.

18. Healthy Orange Chicken

A delicious orange chicken

If you're looking for a healthier alternative to your favorite Chinese American staple, look no further than the Orange Chicken. It's so irresistible and good that it will have people begging for mercy with every bite!

19. Cheesy Garlic Butter Mushroom Stuffed Chicken

Cheesy Garlic Butter Mushroom Stuffed Chicken

Cheesy Garlic Butter Mushroom Stuffed Chicken recipe is perfect for garlic lovers and mushroom lovers alike!

The chicken is crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside, with a delicious stuffing of garlic butter mushrooms and two different types of cheese.

The creamy garlic parmesan sauce takes this dish to the next level.

20. Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breast

Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breast

Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe is a tasty meal. The chicken is tender, juicy, and flavorful, and the asparagus and sun-dried tomatoes add a delicious bite. This recipe is keto-friendly, easy to make, and perfect for a weeknight meal.

21. Tomato Risotto With Garlic And Basil

tomato risotto

Risotto is one of the most famous Italian dishes in America.

This simple yet elegant food can be eaten as a vegetarian meal, and it's perfect for when you want to have something comforting that warms your body from inside out. Get this Tomato Risotto With Garlic And Basil recipe here.

22. Easy Fish Tacos

Easy Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos are a delicious, healthy, and easy meal to make! This recipe uses seasoned white fish, crunchy cabbage, avocado, and a creamy fish taco sauce. These tacos are perfect for a weeknight dinner!

23. French Toast

French Toast

French Toast is a great breakfast or brunch meal because it's easy to make and incorporates a lot of flavors.

This recipe uses bourbon for an extra bit of flavor, but you could also use another type of liquor or even just some vanilla extract.

The key to French toast is making sure the bread is nice and soaked in the egg mixture to become nice and fluffy.

24. Teriyaki Pork Chops

Teriyaki Pork Chops

Teriyaki Pork Chops meal is a delicious way to enjoy pork chops. The pork chops are first marinated in Teriyaki sauce, then grilled to perfection. They are served with a delicious teriyaki sauce made with soy sauce, honey, rice wine vinegar, and garlic.

25. Steak and Eggs with Roasted Asparagus

Steak and Eggs with Roasted Asparagus

This Steak and Eggs with Roasted Asparagus dish is perfect for a weekend brunch or dinner. The steak is cooked to perfection, and the roasted asparagus is delicious.

For the steak, we recommend using a ribeye or New York strip. Cook it to your desired doneness, then let it rest for a few minutes before slicing. If you like different steaks, check out these Common Types of Steak for the best cooking.

26. Stovetop Pizza

Stovetop Pizza

This Stovetop Pizza dish is an easy and convenient way to enjoy a delicious pizza without having to turn on your oven. All you need is a non-stick skillet, pizza dough, sauce, and your favorite toppings.

Making the right decision about cookware is important for a great cooking experience. Our Best Cookware For Gas Stove Tops review can help you choose the perfect wok for your needs. With the right cookware, you'll be able to cook up amazing meals with ease!

27. Easy Skillet Lasagna

Easy Skillet Lasagna

Skillet Lasagna is a one-pot pasta dish made with ground beef, ricotta cheese, and farfalle pasta in a seasoned marinara sauce.

The dish is covered in melted mozzarella cheese and ready in under 20 minutes. This hearty, cheesy meal is perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.

28. Sweet Potato & Kale Skillet Hash

Sweet Potato & Kale Skillet Hash

Sweet Potato & Kale Skillet Hash is a healthy and delicious breakfast perfect for rushed mornings. It is packed with nutritious veggies, protein, fiber, and fresh herbs. Best of all, it’s ready in just 30 minutes.

29. Cauliflower Rice Skillet with Zucchini and Kielbasa

Cauliflower Rice Skillet with Zucchini and Kielbasa

Cauliflower Rice Skillet with Zucchini and Kielbasa is the perfect low-carb meal. It's easy to make and doesn't have loads of pasta or rice. Just cauliflower shredded to look like rice. Plus zucchini and kielbasa. What's not to love?

30. One-Skillet Cheesy Tuna Pasta

One-Skillet Cheesy Tuna Pasta

One-Skillet Cheesy Tuna Pasta is a meal you can get on the table in less than 20 minutes. The pasta is cooked in one skillet with tuna, peas, and cheese. The tuna has a mellow flavor that goes well with the cheese.

31. Skillet Chicken Fajitas

Skillet Chicken Fajitas

Skillet Chicken Fajitas is a quick and easy meal to make. The dish is healthy, full of flavor, and only takes 15 minutes to make!

The chicken is seasoned with fajita seasoning and then cooked with crunchy veggies and fresh avocado. Best served with toasted or grilled tortillas!

32. Sweet Potato Chicken Kale Skillet

Sweet Potato Chicken Kale Skillet

The Sweet Potato Chicken Kale Skillet is a healthy, one-pan meal perfect for busy weeknights. The skillet includes chicken, kale, and sweet potatoes, making it a nutrient-rich meal that you will love.

33. Tequila Lime Shrimp

Tequila Lime Shrimp

Tequila Lime Shrimp is a fantastic and easy dish to make. It only takes a few minutes to cook, and the result is a wonderfully flavorful and fragrant shrimp dish. The tequila adds a nice flavor, making this a delicious dish.

34. Chicken Piccata

chicken piccata with noodles

Chicken Piccata is a dish loved by many, and this healthy version will get you to rave reviews wherever it goes. This easy-to-make, quick 30-minute meal has all the flavors without extra fat!

Conclusion

For those looking for a quick, easy meal that is healthy and delicious, these skillet recipes should fit the bill.

From chicken fajitas to steak with roasted asparagus or sweet potato & kale hash, every dish will be ready in less than 20 minutes!

Make sure to read our Ultimate Guide For Cooking Oils article for more information on how to make your cooking experience at home even better. 

Which one of these skillet recipes have you tried?

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