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Ditch the Friday night takeaway and whip up your own version. From pizza and curries to pad Thai and chicken katsu, we've got plenty of fabulous fakeaway recipes for you to enjoy.

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  • Easy butter chicken

    Easy butter chicken

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.186 ratings

    Fancy a healthy version of your favourite Friday night chicken curry? The chicken can be marinaded the day before so you can get ahead on your prep

  • Sweet & sour chicken

    Sweet & sour chicken

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.90 ratings

    Try an authentic version of this classic Chinese takeaway dish, with natural sweetness and a warm chilli flavour to spice things up

  • Curry in bowls with rice and sauce

    Katsu curry

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.131 ratings

    Make our easy katsu curry with options to adapt the recipe for vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diets. You'll need chicken or tofu depending on your preference

  • Next level sweet & sour chicken served in a bowl

    Sweet and sour chicken

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.22 ratings

    Get the best version of sweet and sour chicken with our ultimate recipe. You'll be rewarded with crisp, battered chicken in a sharp, sweet and fruity sauce

  • Chicken chow mein

    Chicken chow mein

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.78 ratings

    As part of our 'Cooking with Auntie Sara' series, Sara Buenfeld shows the kids how to make the classic takeaway favourite

  • Salt and pepper chicken on plate with chopsticks

    Salt and pepper chicken

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.50 ratings

    Make this easy, spicy salt and pepper chicken dish at home instead of ordering a takeaway. It's cooked with Asian greens in honey and soy, with a hint of Chinese five-spice

  • The big double cheeseburger & secret sauce served with fries

    The big double cheeseburger & secret sauce

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.22 ratings

    Forget the takeaway and make homemade cheeseburgers – double decker versions. With gherkins, crisp lettuce and a secret sauce, they take some beating

  • Prawn pad Thai served on a white plate

    Easy pad Thai

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.47 ratings

    Almost a national dish of Thailand, Mary Cadogan's simplified take makes it easy to shop for - and very authentic tasting

  • Salt and pepper chips served in a oven dish

    Salt & pepper chips

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.17 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

  • Doner kebab ingredients served on a serving platter

    Doner kebab

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.59 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

  • Next level fish and chips served in newspaper

    Classic fish & chips

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.10 ratings

    Skip the takeaway, and spend a little effort perfecting fish & chips at home – you'll be rewarded with crisp, deeply golden fish and moreish chips

  • Soy & chilli chicken with peppers & peanuts served with rice

    Soy & chilli chicken with peppers & peanuts

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Try our takeaway-style soy and chilli chicken stir-fry with rice on the side or noodles. Ready in just 30 minutes, it's a perfect Friday night treat

  • Pizza Margherita in 4 easy steps

    Pizza Margherita in 4 easy steps

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.485 ratings

    Even a novice cook can master the art of pizza with our simple step-by-step guide. Bellissimo!

  • Cardamom butter chicken

    Cardamom butter chicken

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.85 ratings

    A homemade curry to rival your favourite Indian takeaway - a rich blend of spices mixed with creamy ghee

  • Crispy Chinese duck with peaches

    Crispy Chinese duck with peaches

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    If you love restaurant Peking duck with plum sauce, try this version with sticky sesame and hoisin peaches

  • Pineapple, beef & ginger stir-fry

    Pineapple, beef & ginger stir-fry

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.36 ratings

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

  • Chicken curry with red chillies in silver bowl on wooden board

    Chicken jalfrezi

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.390 ratings

    Instead of calling the Indian takeaway, make your own easy chicken jalfrezi. This curry is also healthy with two of your 5-a-day and a dose of vitamin C

  • Fish & chip traybake served with smashed peas

    Fish & chip traybake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.8 ratings

    Get that Friday feeling during the week with our healthier twist on takeaway favourite, fish and chips, made with sweet potatoes. Serve with mushy peas

  • Spatchcock piri-piri chicken

    Spatchcock piri-piri chicken

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.26 ratings

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

  • Chip shop curry sauce in a jug

    Chip shop curry sauce

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.50 ratings

    A homemade chip shop curry sauce will rival that of any takeaway – and it's not just for chips. You could use it to make katsu curry

  • Margherita pizza served on a plate and sliced into quarters

    Next level Margherita pizza

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.19 ratings

    Forget takeaways – you can’t beat a homemade Margherita pizza topped with fresh tomato sauce and melted cheese. Here's how to master this everyday classic...

  • Golden beer-battered fish with chips

    Golden beer-battered fish with chips

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.48 ratings

    Cooking cod, hake or haddock in a super-crispy batter made from sparkling water steams the fish so it's really moist

  • Prawn tikka masala served with rice

    Prawn tikka masala

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.68 ratings

    Forget a takeaway and tuck into a midweek meal that will please the whole family with our easy, low calorie prawn tikka masala. Serve with naan breads

  • Chinese braised beef with ginger

    Chinese braised beef with ginger

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.112 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

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