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Sweet & sour chicken

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(46 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 minutes
Easy

Chilli beef with broccoli & oyster sauce

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(12 ratings)
Marinate a cheaper cut like rump steak to tenderise the meat then stir fry with vegetables and rich Chinese flavours
30 minutes
Easy

Cardamom butter chicken

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(20 ratings)
A homemade curry to rival your favourite Indian takeaway - a rich blend of spices mixed with creamy ghee
1 hour and 25 minutes
Easy

Crispy Chinese duck with peaches

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(2 ratings)
If you love restaurant Peking duck with plum sauce, try this version with sticky sesame and hoisin peaches
4 hours and 5 minutes
Easy

Pineapple, beef & ginger stir-fry

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(10 ratings)
Crank up the flavour of healthy food with a Chinese steak stir-fry that combines contrasting fruit, ginger and soy notes
25 minutes
Easy

Sicilian pizza (sfincione)

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

Spatchcock piri-piri chicken

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(12 ratings)
Butterfly a whole chicken by removing the backbone to keep it juicy during grilling, and flavour with a chilli pepper marinade
50 minutes
Easy

Golden beer-battered fish with chips

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(7 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 minutes
Moderately easy

Chinese braised beef with ginger

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(49 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 minutes
Easy

Stickiest-ever BBQ ribs with chive dip

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(16 ratings)
Slow cook these American-style pork ribs so they're really tender then coat in an irresistibly sweet, sticky sauce
4 hours and 10 minutes
Easy

Special fried rice with prawns & chorizo

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(11 ratings)
A fusion dish that merges Spanish paella with Asian egg fried rice - a great way to get kids to eat vegetables
28 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Chicken tikka masala

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(110 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 minutes
Easy

Easy sweet & sour chicken

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(154 ratings)
Make this easy sweet and sour chicken, everyone will love it
25 minutes
Easy

The ultimate makeover: Fish & chips

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(39 ratings)
Angela Nilsen takes the British favourite and gives it a lighter, healthier, and modern twist
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy

Naan bread pizza

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(4 ratings)
When you're in too much of a hurry to make a pizza base, simply substitute with naan bread
35 minutes
Easy

The Ultimate Makeover: Chicken tikka masala

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(18 ratings)
You'll love Angela Nilsen's version of this classic Indian favourite - it tastes authentic but is far lighter and healthier
1 hour and 35 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Spicy Indian rice

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(18 ratings)
Sara Buenfeld’s delicious spicy rice is perfect served with your favourite curry
30 minutes
Easy

Thai green chicken curry

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(92 ratings)
Impress your friends and family with this fragrant and creamy Thai green chicken curry
40 minutes
Easy

Salami & peppadew pizza

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(2 ratings)
A homemade pizza is the perfect midweek TV supper- this version has a mild chilli kick
30 minutes
Easy

Vegetable curry for a crowd

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(40 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

Chicken chow mein

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(41 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 minutes
Easy

Veggie Thai red curry

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(16 ratings)
This fragrant Thai dish is sure to get your taste buds into action, and is ready in under an hour
50 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

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