Chef Emeril Lagasse's fans are always asking for advice on how to fit fresh meals into their busy and hectic lifestyles. Here, he shares the inside scoop on how to make the meals that you want without spending a lot of time in the kitchen. It's all about preparing fresh food fast!

Most Popular Recipes

Ground Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Swordfish with Puttanesca Sauce

Beer Poached Boudin with Grain Mustard

Yellowtail Snapper on the Half-Shell

Sweet Shrimp with Chorizo and Onions


Emeril's Quick Homemade BBQ Sauce

Chef Michael Schwartz's Hogfish Ceviche

Warm Lobster with Fava Beans, Snap Peas and Tarragon Butter Sauce

New Style New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp

Tandoori-Style Chicken Drumsticks

Shrimp and Angel Hair Fra Diavolo

Shrimp en Papillote

Charcuterie Sandwich


Stuffed Squash Blossoms

Iceberg Wedges with Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette

Andouille Crusted Black Drum with Sauteed Kale and Pecan Butter Sauce

Pan-Roasted Asparagus with Shiitake Mushrooms and Cherry Tomatoes

Pan-Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Cilantro-Lime Rice

Emeril's Quick Shrimp Stock

Red Wine-Marinated Escargot Over Bowtie Pasta

Bananas Foster

Sauteed Chicken Breasts with Dijon Herb Sauce

Marinated Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Quick Ratatouille

About the Host

Emeril Lagasse

Who knew that a kid working in the local Portuguese bakery would burst with a bam into the culinary scene, opening a series of successful restaurants, hosting popular TV shows and becoming one of the most recognizable chefs of all time?