Award-winning food writer Donal Skehan has had a busy year. He’s moved to LA, had a baby and yet he still found time to create some super quick recipes for Christmas.

Donal's Christmas Meals in Minutes will cut down the long process of prepping and making Christmas dinner by giving us a super quick and easy menu.

Cooking Christmas dinner for the family can be really stressful but Donal's dishes will make the preparation, cooking, and serving of dinner as simple as can be so you can get on with enjoying the holidays.

"For the last ten years I have been cooking up the Christmas classics," says Donal.

"I’ve done the traditions, I’ve done the leftovers, but this year it’s all about giving them the Meals in Minutes treatment.That means a fuss-free menu that gives you more time to relax and enjoy the big day".

This modern menu includes:

Orange & Fennel Smoked Salmon Platter - get the recipe here.

smoked salmon
Orange & Fennel Smoked Salmon Platter

Shaved Christmas Ham & Apple Waldorf Platter - get the recipe here.

Shaved Christmas Ham & Apple Waldorf Platter
Shaved Christmas Ham & Apple Waldorf Platter

Shredded Brussels Sprout Salad - get the recipe here.

Brussel Sprouts
Shredded Brussels Sprout Salad

Sauteed potatoes with garlic and rosemary - get the recipe here.

Sauteed potatoes with garlic and rosemary
Sauteed potatoes with garlic and rosemary

White Chocolate and Berry Bake with Vanilla ice-cream - get the recipe here.

White Chocolate and Berry Bake with Vanilla ice-cream
White Chocolate and Berry Bake with Vanilla ice-cream

Tune into Donal's Christmas Meals in Minutes on Thursday, 21st of December at 7:00pm on RTÉ One.