Local Crate Meal Kits Make Dinner Happen

Indian Butter Chicken with Jasmine Rice by Local Crate
Indian Butter Chicken with Jasmine Rice
Beef Pot Roast with Roasted Vegetables & Rosemary Jus by Local Crate
Beef Pot Roast with Roasted Vegetables & Rosemary Jus
Thai Chicken Noodle Bowls by Local Crate
Thai Chicken Noodle Bowls
Red Curry Coconut Chickpea Bowls by Local Crate
Red Curry Coconut Chickpea Bowls

Local Crate has the key to dinner tonight! A locally owned and operated business, Local Crate's meal kits feature trendy, globally inspired, restaurant-quality meals developed by award-winning local chefs and influencers. Gavin Kaysen, Tim McKee, Yia Vang and Ann Kim are among the long and growing list of top Twin Cities chefs whose recipes appear in the lineup. With several options to choose from and a rotating menu, you're sure to find something new and delicious to try.

  • Each kit serves 2 adults
  • Available without a subscription – no advance planning or long-term commitment required
  • Includes premeasured ingredients so you can bring home just what you need
  • More environmentally friendly than national meal kit programs because they require less packaging, create less food waste and use less fuel to transport than alternatives

You can find the menu below in stores now. Look for Local Crate Meal Kits in the Meat Department or order online.

Local Crate Meal Kits Available Now

Selection and availability of kits vary by market.
Local Crate Thai Chicken Noodle Bowls

Thai Chicken Noodle Bowls with Peanut Sauce


Immerse your taste buds in a trip across the globe with this Thai-inspired recipe. Featured in this Crate is rice-flour noodles that are a staple in Chinese, Thai and other Southeast Asian cuisines. Being naturally gluten-free, highly versatile and fast-cooking, these noodles make for a great addition to your busy weeknight plate. Even more so, these noodle bowls have the appealing look of traditional Pad Thai but with something extra – a savory punch of creamy peanut sauce and fresh veggies put a fun twist on a classic.

Local Crate Greek Grilled Chicken Gyros Meal Kit with Savory Yogurt Sauce

Greek Grilled Chicken Gyros with Savory Yogurt Sauce


There are few things better than the delicious smell of a grill on a summer day. These chicken gyros are sure to be an easy yet intriguing crowd favorite! This Middle-Eastern-inspired recipe marinates chicken in an aromatic blend of smoked paprika, turmeric, cumin, cinnamon and a touch of red pepper flakes. It's then grilled and sliced thin to stuff into warm pitas with caramelized onions, fresh summery tomatoes and herbs all doused in a homemade, garlicky yogurt that is so easy you'll be making it all summer long.

Local Crate Garlic & Ginger Pork Dumplings Meal Kit with Sesame Kale Salad

Garlic & Ginger Pork Dumplings with Sesame Kale Salad by Chef Yia Vang


Chef Yia Vang has done it again! These garlic and ginger pork dumplings are inspired by the ones Yia's father would make when Yia was a child. Crispy pan-seared dumplings paired with a sesame ginger salad will transport you right back to Yia's childhood.

Local Crate Chicken Parmesan with Garlic and Kale Linguini

Chicken Parmesan with Garlic & Kale Linguini


This delicious, healthier spin on chicken parmesan is going to be your new favorite go-to weeknight meal. We coated the chicken with a rich tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, and a dusting of parmesan infused breadcrumbs then served it alongside a garlic- and kale-packed linguini drizzled with a little olive oil!

Local Crate Indian Butter Chicken with Jasmine Rice

Indian Butter Chicken with Jasmine Rice


This kit makes the classic recipe for Indian butter chicken weeknight-easy! Chicken is quick-marinated in yogurt and spices to flavor and tenderize the meat. Then it's simmered in a creamy, thick tomato sauce finished with cream and butter, and scented with garlic, ginger, garam masala, paprika and more. Ladle the velvety butter chicken over jasmine rice, garnish with some fresh cilantro, and curl up with this bowl of comfort that's perfect for any night.

Red Curry Coconut Chickpea Bowls Meal Kit with Kale & Jasmine Rice

Red Curry Coconut Chickpea Bowls


Warm up from the inside out with this hearty dish made with love and curried chickpeas. The tender sweet potatoes, cooked with a sweet brown sugar and ras el hanout blend, make this bowl aromatic and cozy from the start. Finished with fresh wilted kale and coconut cream and served over fluffed jasmine rice. So many flavors to soak up thanks to the magic of local makers and growers. Pair with a cozy blanket and glass of buttery white.

Weeknight Chicken Pad Thai with Seared Vegetables

Weeknight Chicken Pad Thai with Seared Vegetables


Pad Thai is a traditional stir-fried rice noodle dish from Thailand that is commonly eaten as a street food or at casual restaurants. The noodles, meat, egg and vegetables are cooked in a tangy sauce made from tamarind fruit then topped with cilantro and toasted peanuts. This version has every¬thing you love about the takeout classic but with added vegetables for more good-for-you nutrition. Skip the delivery fee and make this easy noodle dish tonight.

Local Crate Beyond Meat Tacos with Smoky Chipotle-Lime Mayo

Beyond Meat Tacos with Smoky Chipotle-Lime Mayo


Nothing makes us smile more than Taco Tuesday (or Taco Any Day...right?). These easy and flavor-packed tacos will bring a street classic to your home in less than 30 minutes. The crispy bits of Beyond Meat are cooked until caramelized and seasoned with the perfect blend of taco spices. The meat is served in warm, soft tortillas and topped with fresh cilantro, radishes, a squeeze of lime, and a drizzle of homemade chipotle-lime mayo, made with a smoked, barrel-aged local chipotle sauce. This blend of flavors will make your dinner simply amazing!