There’s really nothing like that feeling of satisfaction when you open that classically white takeout box, pop in your favorite movie, and relax on the couch with your usual order. It’s cheap, it’s easy, and you get to try all over again how to efficiently use chop sticks. Sometimes though, you just want to eat the food you love without having to wait on the hour-long delivery and the greasy mess. You never order enough anyway, and you want to make sure you have plenty of leftovers. Maybe your favorite Chinese takeaway menu got lost in the bottom of the drawer, and you don’t want to have to sort through that mess.
Well, what are you supposed to do now? You’re going to make your own, of course! (This is a cooking blog, afterall.) We’ve got all of your favorite chicken, rice, beef, and noodle recipes all in one place so you’ll be cooking Asian food all day long! Grab your friends together, and make a night of it! I bet you could even find some of those white takeout boxes at your local craft store if you want to turn it into an authentic experience.
If you’re looking for good Chinese food, who knows your taste buds better than yourself? It’s easy for you to customize restaurant meals to your preferences when you’re the chef! Give these 7 Easy Copycat Takeout Recipes a go, and let us know what you think!
Copycat Bang Bang Shrimp – While this may have a funny name, this shrimp recipe really does make a bang! It goes great on top of salad or rice.
P.F. Chang’s Mongolian Beef – Beef is one of my favorite choices when I’m digging through my takeout menus. This tastes just like the Mongolian Beef you love!
Copycat Panda Express Orange Chicken – How do you make that signature orange chicken sauce? Find out the secret with this amazing recipe! See what other kinds of meals it goes with too!
Delicious Kung Pao Chicken – You might keep ordering takeout because of the ever-addictive Kung Pao Chicken that always sneaks its way onto your bill. Making it at home would save you tons of money, and tastes wonderful along a steaming portion of white rice.
Fire Cracker Chicken from Panda Express – A true spicy treat, this chicken recipe is not for the faint of heart. With so many different sauces and veggies, it’s a cornucopia of flavor!
Homemade General Tso’s Chicken – When in doubt, stick with the classics. This General Tso’s Chicken recipe is a surefire hit with even the pickiest eaters in your family. Plus, it’s a great way to sneak some veggies in there.
Don’t you just want to run in the kitchen and get started? Homemade meals beat ordering out every time.
Be honest: when you order takeout, have you mastered the chopsticks, or do you give up and use a fork?