Got a craving for takeout? Here’s a round-up of 17 takeout-style recipes that are sure to cure your craving! There’s a little bit of everything – some classic favorites and some not-so-authentic-yet-totally-satisfying options and all of them are totally doable in your own kitchen. Whether it’s crispy eggrolls, savory beef and broccoli, or a bowl of egg drop soup, there are so many great ones to choose from.
30-Minute Beef and Broccoli
A lot of take-out favorites are really quick to make, and this beef and broccoli is no exception. Prep all of the ingredients first, and all they need is a few minutes in a hot pan, which means dinner is ready to go sooner than it takes to get it delivered.
Dump & Bake General Tso’s Chicken – The Seasoned Mom
It’s all in the name with this general Tso’s chicken because there are only ten minutes of prep work, and all of the ingredients bake together in the oven. Not to mention this takeout-style recipe is healthier than what you might get at your favorite takeout place without sacrificing all the great flavor.
Jessica shows you how to make egg rolls from scratch, and her tips and tricks will ensure you end up with a batch of eggrolls that are hot and crispy, just the way they should be. Plus, they’re freezer-friendly, so you can make a big batch to have on hand anytime an eggroll craving hits.
This easy orange chicken recipe only has five ingredients and takes 20 minutes to make. The secret is using shortcuts to make it. When it’s done, you have a bowl of orange chicken that’s delicious served over rice with a veggie.
Easy 30-minute sesame beef is an easy recipe inspired by take-out. The beef is cooked in a savory sauce and served with crisp-tender vegetables and rice. This recipe is a great dinner for two or double it to serve more!
I love a great sheet pan dinner and this cashew chicken not only an easy way to satisfy a craving but is also loaded with veggies. All of it cooks together on one sheet pan so just add some rice on the side to make it dinner.
These beef noodle bowls are a great way to satisfy a take-out craving without picking up the phone or leaving the house. Mushrooms, peppers, and onions are tossed in a savory sauce with beef and noodles – all you need is 30ish minutes to make it.
Like the eggrolls, these potstickers are freezer friendly, and the recipe makes a big batch. Marzia walks you through the whole process, so if you love pot stickers like I do, you’ll be able to make them yourself.
If you want lighter take-out-style dishes, this kung pao chicken is the answer. Make it in your slow cooker, or check out the stovetop instructions if that’s more your style. Either way, this is a dinner you’ll want to try.
A homemade take-out-style favorite made with less oil and sugar. This orange chicken takes less than 45 minutes and will satisfy those take-out cravings – it’s made with boneless, skinless chicken thighs, fresh orange juice, and a touch of sugar for sweetness. Serve it with rice to make it complete.
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