Easy butter chicken on a plate served with rice and chutney

The best fakeaway recipes

Make a homemade version of your favourite takeaway with our top fakeaway recipes – perfect for a family night in or for kicking off the weekend in style.

We’ve got sharing food for every mood, taste and cuisine craving. The Friday night takeaway signals the start of the weekend. Good Food has the perfect family favourite recipes for when you’re ready for some serious comfort food with minimal fuss.


Easy butter chicken

This healthy version of a creamy chicken curry can be marinated the night before to get ahead of the prep work. Serve up this wonder-curry with fluffy naan breads, basmati rice, mango chutney or pickles and wedges of lime.

Why not serve up our chunky aubergine pickle on the side?

Top up your meal with our simple mango chutney naan breads.

Easy butter chicken

Mozzarella stuffed crust pizza

No Friday would be complete without a seriously cheesy pizza. Go the extra mile and create this mozzarella masterpiece at home, complete with oozy, chunky filled crust.

Stuffed crust pizza

Fish and chips with coconut batter

You can’t beat a classic. Try making your own fried fish at home with crunchy coconut batter. Pair with chunky, golden brown oven-baked chips or change it up with sweet potato fries.

Fish & chips recipes

Turkish kebabs

Superbly spiced chicken kebabs are full of flavour and are a great build-you-own sharing meal. Wrap the kebabs in toasted cumin flatbreads, with a dollop of cooling yogurt and crunchy pickles.

Pair with this fresh tomato chutney.

Singapore noodles

Why not go for a low-fat, low-calorie stir-fry takeaway? It’ll be on the table in 20 minutes and is packed with spices and flavour. Sprinkle over coriander and watch it fly off the plates. Try our healthier version of Singapore noodles with prawns.

Expand your spread by adding pineapple, beef & ginger stir-fry or tofu, greens & cashew stir-fry.

Chicken katsu curry

Got a craving for creamy curry sauce and golden brown crispy chicken? One sniff of our easy homemade katsu curry is sure to whet your appetite. Serve with crunchy veg ribbons, fluffy rice and lashings of our aromatic, creamy coconut sauce.

Get more colourful curry inspiration with our favourite katsu curry recipes.

Swedish meatballs

Missing your favourite comfort food dish from homeware shopping pilgrimages? Make our classic Swedish meatballs for a filling family supper. Pair with cranberry jelly, greens and creamy mashed potato or a fresh potato salad.

Try even more meaty classics or twists like brilliant burgers with our favourite Swedish meatball recipes.

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Chinese chicken with pancakes
Mozzarella stuffed crust pizza
Wrap-your-own spring rolls

What’s your favourite Friday night takeaway? Let us know in the comments below…