No rule says you can only enjoy a romantic dinner on Valentine’s Day, your partner’s birthday, or your anniversary. To keep the romance alive between you and your lover, make any occasion special by creating a romantic setting and cooking an excellent dinner for them. Consider this: your lover is returning home from a long day at work, and seeing your efforts to display your affection can instantly diffuse the romance in the atmosphere and spark your love. So, whether you’re a Masterchef or not, here are some of the simplest dinner ideas you can cook to elevate your romantic evening.

Portobello Mushrooms

Portobello Mushrooms with Truffle Mash

Starting with a fancy-sounding yet simple recipe, if you’re planning an all-vegetarian meal, this recipe will come in handy. You only need a few essential ingredients to make this dish which is simple to prepare but tasty. You won’t miss the meaty steak because the mushroom steak will cover it up. Serve the Portobello mushroom steak with mashed potatoes and blanched or stir-fried asparagus on the side to begin your special evening.

Thai-Style Peanut Chicken Wraps

If you and your lover enjoy Thai cuisine, you should try this. Have some Thai sambal, thinly sliced skinless chicken, Swiss chard leaves, crunchy peanut butter, and spices available for this recipe. To make it easier to work with, marinate the chicken and boil the leaves.

Create a dip with peanut butter, honey, and other ingredients. Finally, grill the chicken and wrap it in Swiss chard leaves before serving with the peanut dip. If you want to spice up your romantic dinner, roll the chicken with your partner, which will allow you to spend more time with them.

Marry Me Chicken

This dish can help you if you have arranged a dinner date to propose to your partner. It’s not as tough to make this recipe as it is to propose to your lover. All you need for this dish are some chicken thighs and a creamy sauce made with sundried tomatoes, parmesan cheese, fresh basil, and spices. Cook the chicken thigh separately, then prepare the creamy sauce and combine the two with a ring inside the chicken. A delectable chicken dish that will undoubtedly impress and surprise your partner!

Seared Scallops and Mushroom Risotto

Do you and your lover frequently visit an Italian restaurant searching for the ultimate risotto? If so, you can create a restaurant-like atmosphere in your own house. Risotto may be a complicated meal, but following the instructions can help you prepare a delicious romantic Italian evening. To make this dish, all you need are fresh sea scallops, greens and mushrooms, carnaroli rice, cream, and seasonings. This risotto has complex flavours and is ideal for an Italian date night.

Mushroom Risotto

Roasted Salmon With Potatoes and Green Beans

Is your partner a fan of seafood? If so, what better way to impress your partner than with salmon? Simply get fresh salmon, season it, and then roast it in the oven with potatoes, tomatoes, and green beans on the side. This dish is highly romantic while also being simple to prepare.