Top 10 Meals of 2016

This year, we’ve partnered with dozens of chefs and brands, added hundreds of meals to our kitchen, and fed thousands of hungry foodies across the country. Because of this, we’ve become the largest marketplace for meal kits on the web with over 350 recipes ready and waiting to get inside your kitchen.

We know what you’re thinking, and yes, that is a lot of meals! If you’re new to Chef’d or looking to try the best of the best, we’re here to help. Here’s a list of our top 10 best-selling meal kits of the year!

#1 Beef Bourguignon by Chef'd

#1 Beef Bourguignon by Chef'd

This dish was one of the first in our kitchen and has been the number one top seller ever since. The lean beef tenderloin, rich sauce, golden mushrooms, and pearl onions come together to create a melt in your mouth dinner, perfect for any night.

#2 Weeknight Chicken Pad Thai

Weeknight Chicken Pad Thai

Sick of your typical takeout? Chef Melissa D'Arabian has brought this simple, yet delicious weeknight Chicken Pad Thai to our kitchen and it’s been a hit ever since! Light, spicy, and full of tempting flavors—you can’t go wrong with this modern spin on your favorite takeout dish.

#3 Shrimp and Asparagus with Parmesan Grits

Shrimp and Asparagus with Parmesan Grits

Comforting, rich, and full of flavor—southern food is always a favorite. The combination of sweet shrimp, earthy asparagus, and creamy Parmesan grits in this dish from Chef Fabio Viviani not only makes for a comforting meal but an incredibly delicious one, too!

#4 Asian Lettuce Wraps

Asian Lettuce Wraps

Sometimes, we just crave something light during the week. This meal from combines juicy ground beef with a plethora of spices and wraps it all up in a fresh cup of lettuce, giving you a light and fresh weeknight dinner. It’s no wonder this meal kit is always floating around on our top 10 list.


#5 Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala

Traditional Indian food is phenomenal but takes attention to detail and equipment not typically in our kitchen. If you’re like most, you’re weary of creating your favorite Indian dishes at home because of these exact issues. The Chicken Tikka Masala meal kit from our Chef’d kitchen allows you to make delicious Indian food in your own home, landing it a solid spot on our top 10 list.

#6 Steak Au Poivre with Roasted Rosemary Potatoes and Green Beans

Steak Au Poivre with Roasted Rosemary Potatoes and Green Beans

Want to get a little fancy tonight? This classic, highbrow French meal is the perfect choice. A generous piece of boneless NY strip steak is smothered in a brandy-shallot sauce and topped with fiery peppercorns to create a truly spectacular dish that is sure to impress your guests (and even yourself).

#7 Fish Tacos with Chipotle Crema

Fish Tacos with Chipotle Crema

No matter if it’s Taco Tuesday or not, these Fish Tacos with Chipotle Crema by Men’s Health are a crowd pleaser. With light, flaky Mahi filets, grilled to perfection and accompanied by a heavenly crema, scoop of homemade guacamole and topped with light cabbage, you’ll be completely satisfied without feeling the Taco Tuesday guilt.

#8 Pan-Roasted Sea Bass

Pan-Roasted Sea Bass

Our customers love a good fillet, and the Chilean Sea Bass fillet just so happens to be one of the best in our kitchen. Follow a few simple directions, including basting with thyme butter to add a hint of nuttiness, to create a gourmet meal in the comfort of your own home. See what all the hype is about tonight.

#9 Beef Bourguignon by the New York Times Cooking

Beef Bourguignon by the New York Times Cooking

Confused? We offer two Beef Bourguignon dishes! This version by the New York Times Cooking packs in the same, delicious flavors with a gourmet twist. If you’ve never had beef bourguignon, now you have two mouthwatering options to choose from.

#10 Southern Shrimp Scampi

Southern Shrimp Scampi

Last, but certainly not least, our Southern Shrimp Scampi dish from the New York Times Cooking is simply to die for. A kick of red chili flakes, the goodness of kale and the nuttiness of basmati rice, added to the traditional garlic and lemon of scampi, instantly transport you to the south.