Cure your takeout cravings with these Asian inspired takeout recipes, copycat restaurant recipe and restaurant style recipes. These recipes are healthier, cheaper, faster and way easier than you think. Stay home and make these yourself tonight instead of getting delivery from your favorite restaurants.
Asian Inspired Takeout Recipes
These Asian inspired takeout recipes are way better than takeout! If you’re trying to eat healthier, save money or your favorite place doesn’t deliver, make one of these. All your Chinese restaurant style recipe favorites are here plus others to explore.
Better Than Takeout Fried Rice
Better than takeout fried rice is the ultimate “use what’s in the fridge” dinner or side dish. Add in any extra chicken, pork or beef plus the odds and ends of vegetables like broccoli or carrots to bulk up the rice into a dinner. This comfort food dish is pretty easy to make with a few standard Asian staples from your pantry. You won’t want the bland and flavorless takeout fried rice after trying this recipe.
This easy Chinese chicken and broccoli stir fry recipe is perfect for meal prep for either lunch or dinner. Chicken and broccoli with oyster sauce goes great over rice; brown rice, cauliflower rice or quinoa.
Do you ever have one of those nights where you want just want everyone to sit at the table and happily eat dinner, no complaining? This Instant pot Vegetable Chow Mein recipe is my go-to recipe for that night. They are so easy to make in this instant pot!
This Easy Egg Drop Soup recipe will take you only minutes to cook and it tastes delicious! Plus, if you shop at your local Asian market (or stores like Trader Joe’s, Walmart or Target), you can pick up some pot stickers to serve as well.
The most amazing, better than take-out Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli recipe is finally here. A healthier version of a restaurant classic that is quick and easy to make and the whole family is sure to love.
If your favorite restaurant doesn’t deliver but you’re craving their signature dishes, look no further. These are some of the best copycat recipes that are definitely better than driving and getting takeout. Homemade copycat restaurant recipes from Olive Garden, KFC and more.
Freezer Friendly Pulled Pork Burrito Bowls for Meal Prep
Pulled Pork Burrito Bowls are a great way to use leftover pulled pork. This is an easy, freezer friendly meal prep for one or the whole family. Freeze the base and add fresh toppings right before eating for a delicious hot lunch or dinner meal prep option.
A homemade version of Kentucky Fried Chicken’s Famous Bowls. Crispy chicken and sweet corn sits on top of creamy mashed potatoes. Finished off with a hearty drizzle of rich brown gravy, and shredded cheeses- it’s a hearty bowl full of comfort food with that classic KFC taste without ever having to leave your house.
With just four basic ingredients that can be picked up at the store (Roma tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic and angel hair pasta) and a few pantry staples (olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper), this dish can be ready to serve in the time that it takes to boil a pot of water and cook the pasta!
Low-Carb Bang Bang Shrimp (Grain-free, No-Added Sugar)
This is a recipe for Bang Bang Shrimp that is grain-free, low carb, keto-friendly and does not use added sugar. I include a quick recipe for the Sweet Thai Chili Sauce, an essential part of Bang Bang Sauce.
All of these restaurant style recipes are what you’ll usually find at pizza shops, fancy sit down restaurant and your local pub, but they don’t always deliver. Stay home and cook tonight and make these better than takeout restaurant style recipes. Satisfy your pasta, sandwich and pizza cravings here!
Leftover Pulled Pork Cuban Sandwich
Pulled pork Cuban sandwiches are a fantastic way to use up leftover pulled pork. This is my take on these classic South Florida sandwich. This recipe is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner for just one or a whole family.
This is an easy oven baked chicken wings recipe. Baked on parchment paper in the oven until they become tender and juicy, the crispy skinned wings are finished with a homemade teriyaki sauce perfect for dinner, an appetizer or football game finger foods.
Pasta carbonara is a classic comfort dish originally from Rome, Italy. This recipe is my interpretation of the traditional dish that results in a velvety sauce without having to worry you’re going to scramble the eggs. Two types of cheese are used to give you a more balanced end result. This is an easy weeknight dinner done in about 30 minutes.
Italian sausage stuffed roasted eggplant is a low carb version of the traditional eggplant parmesan. Baked eggplant is stuffed with sauteed sausage and portobello mushrooms and topped with sauce and cheese to make a hearty and comforting dish for dinner or as a meal prep option without pasta.