Easy butter chicken

Takeaway favourite recipes

44 Recipes

Put your feet up and get that Friday feeling.

Sweet & sour chicken


(75 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


(83 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

Salt & pepper chips


(4 ratings)

Peel and cut potatoes into chunky chips or wedges, then sprinkle over our salt & pepper seasoning for a flavour-packed side dish or snack
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cardamom butter chicken


(67 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


(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


(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


(12 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


(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


(24 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


(87 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


(232 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


(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


(34 ratings)

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

Thai green chicken curry


(230 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

Vegetable curry for a crowd


(105 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


(61 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


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