Copycat Asian Takeout Recipes

September 6, 2014

Remember those days before you knew about calories and had a health agenda, when you would grab some takeout and nosh on something salty and slightly Asian inspired? We all have our favorite takeout dishes that would taste great anytime. Now, we found that you can make many of those favorites at home! They aren't as hard as you might think, and are worlds healthier than the ones you remember. Check them out: 

Thai Drunken Noodles with Pork

From Katieattheitchendoor

A sultry, flavor packed dish, who knew that making your own bowl of these luscious noodles and vegetables. This is a comfort food of the highest power. A true quick and easy meal-it takes 10 minutes to make. So delicious! 

Homemade Wonton Soup

From Rasamalaysia

Wonton soup has to be one of the most popular Asian dishes on the menu. Kids can make a meal of it, and what is your dinner if not started with this savory, light wonton filled dish? Making this is easier than you would think, and since you are in your own kitchen, you are welcome to steal a few wontons for yourself. 

Chinese Orange Chicken

From Blissfully Delicious

This dish has it all; Sticky sweetness from the sauce, crispy coated chicken, and spice that is just enough to make your mouth water. Serve it over a simple brown or white rice, or scroll down to see the lovely fried rice recipe that would taste wonderful alongside this dish. 

Egg and Mixed Vegetable Stir Fried Rice

From My Southern Flavours

Fried rice is sometimes all you ever need when you have a craving for something with an Asian flavor. The beauty of it, is that you add what you have on hand to make this yummy meal. Try this recipe to get your seasonings just right, and then start playing around with ingredients. Make your own signature dish that is just so much better than takeout! 

Slow Cooker Moo Shu Pork

From Somethewiser

How about homemade Asian food that is better than takeout AND can be made in the slowcooker? We know, it's almost too good to be true. This Moo Shu Pork has all the special flavor that has you craving it, but no need to order out. This one can be made while you are at work. Imagine your house smelling like your favorite dish after a long day at work. You are very welcome. 

General Tso's Sweet Chili Shrimp with Broccoli

From Chocolate Moosey

Shrimp, broccoli and a lot of spicy-sweet sauce to blend everything together. Can you imagine? So yum and so easy. Not to mention that shrimp takes no time to cook. This is one for the quick and easy books. 


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