Easy butter chicken

Takeaway favourite recipes

43 Recipes

Put your feet up and get that Friday feeling.

Sweet & sour chicken

4.630135

(73 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

Easy butter chicken

4.153845

(52 ratings)

Fancy a healthy version of your favourite Friday night chicken curry? The chicken can be marinated the day before so you can get ahead on your prep
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Cardamom butter chicken

4.651515

(66 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

Crispy Chinese duck with peaches

4

(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

Pineapple, beef & ginger stir-fry

4.38889

(18 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

Doner kebab

4.4

(10 ratings)

Make your own version of this takeaway favourite, complete with chilli and garlic sauces. Serve your homemade doner kebab with pitta bread and shredded cabbage
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort

Spatchcock piri-piri chicken

4.894735

(19 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

Golden beer-battered fish with chips

3.578945

(19 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

Chinese braised beef with ginger

4.698795

(83 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

Chicken tikka masala

4.49074

(216 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

Naan bread pizza

4

(6 ratings)

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

Spicy Indian rice

4.69697

(33 ratings)

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

Thai green chicken curry

4.65534

(206 ratings)

Don't call the local takeaway – impress friends and family by cooking this fragrant and creamy Thai green chicken curry. It's easy and quick to make...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Salami & peppadew pizza

5

(3 ratings)

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

Vegetable curry for a crowd

4.53684

(95 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

4.431035

(58 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

Veggie Thai red curry

4.233335

(30 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

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