Sweet & sour chicken recipe

Takeaway favourite recipes

42 Recipes

Put your feet up and get that Friday feeling.


(59 ratings)

Try an authentic version of this classic Chinese takeaway dish, with natural sweetness and a warm chilli flavour to spice things up
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy


(36 ratings)

A homemade curry to rival your favourite Indian takeaway - a rich blend of spices mixed with creamy ghee
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy


(2 ratings)

If you love restaurant Peking duck with plum sauce, try this version with sticky sesame and hoisin peaches
  • 4 hours and 5 mins
  • Easy


(12 ratings)

Crank up the flavour of healthy food with a Chinese steak stir-fry that combines contrasting fruit, ginger and soy notes
  • 25 mins
  • Easy


(0 ratings)

Deep pan pizzas came to America via Sicily - this thick flavoured bread is topped with sausages, breadcrumbs and ricotta
  • 2 hours
  • Easy


(16 ratings)

Butterfly a whole chicken by removing the backbone to keep it juicy during grilling, and flavour with a chilli pepper marinade
  • 50 mins
  • Easy


(8 ratings)

Cooking cod, hake or haddock in a super-crispy batter made from sparkling water steams the fish so it's really moist
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • More effort


(60 ratings)

Slow cooking beef shin or brisket in Asian aromatic spices gives a melt-in-the-mouth main course that's delicious with steamed rice and crisp stir-fried vegetables
  • 3 hours and 35 mins
  • Easy


(151 ratings)

This takeaway favourite is freezer-friendly and quick to reheat, giving you the chance to get ahead and save money
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy


(5 ratings)

When you're in too much of a hurry to make a pizza base, simply substitute with naan bread
  • 35 mins
  • Easy


(25 ratings)

Sara Buenfeld’s delicious spicy rice is perfect served with your favourite curry
  • 30 mins
  • Easy


(123 ratings)

Impress your friends and family with this fragrant and creamy Thai green chicken curry
  • 40 mins
  • Easy


(3 ratings)

A homemade pizza is the perfect midweek TV supper- this version has a mild chilli kick
  • 30 mins
  • Easy


(64 ratings)

This vegetarian curry is great for feeding a group of mates on a budget, or make a batch to freeze
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian


(46 ratings)

As part of our 'Cooking with Auntie Sara' series, Sara Buenfeld shows the kids how to make the classic takeaway favourite
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy


(21 ratings)

This fragrant Thai dish is sure to get your taste buds into action, and is ready in under an hour
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian