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60 Chinese Takeout Recipes at Home – Asian Takeout  

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Craving Asian takeout, but don’t feel Like waiting 40 minutes for your delivery to arrive? Well, then you have come to the right place. Today, we are sharing our 60 best copycat Chinese takeout recipes that you can make at home including the most popular takeout recipes (beef and broccoli, I am looking at you!), comforting noodles and rice, Asian seafood dishes, Chinese dim sum, soups and stews, and more! Plus, making takeaway fakeaway recipes at home is healthier, more delicious, and faster than ordering from a restaurant. That’s right, most of these dishes take under 30 minutes to make.

Browse 60 best most popular copycat Chinese takeout recipes to make at home including all the classics, noodles and rice, Asian seafood, dim sum, and more! | aheadofthyme.com

General Tso’s Chicken

Baked General Tso’s Chicken is a saucy, savoury, sweet, spicy Chinese-American takeout favourite made healthier with baked chicken, not fried.

Baked General Tso's Chicken is a saucy, savoury, sweet, spicy Chinese-American takeout favourite made healthier with baked chicken, not fried. | aheadofthyme.com

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

Beef and broccoli stir fry is a classic Chinese-American dish that is delicious, savory, hearty, and saucy. Better than takeout and ready in 25 minutes.

Beef and broccoli stir fry is a classic Chinese-American dish that is delicious, savory, hearty, and saucy. Better than takeout and ready in 25 minutes. | aheadofthyme.com

Kung Pao Chicken

Kung Pao chicken is a Chinese chicken dish that is stir-fried with crisp vegetables and tossed in a delicious Asian sauce packed with flavour.

Kung Pao chicken is a Chinese chicken dish that is stir-fried with crisp vegetables and tossed in a delicious Asian sauce packed with flavour. | aheadofthyme.com

Healthy Lemon Chicken

Better than takeout, healthy lemon chicken is a delicious, sticky chicken stir fry coated in a flavourful, sweet and tangy sauce. The best weeknight dinner.

Better than takeout, healthy lemon chicken is a delicious, sticky chicken stir fry coated in a flavourful, sweet and tangy sauce. The best weeknight dinner. | aheadofthyme.com

Roasted Garlic Green Beans (Air Fryer or Oven)

Quick easy roasted garlic green beans are tangy, sour, savoury, and sweet, with a tender and crunchy texture. Make them in the oven or air fryer in minutes.

Quick easy roasted garlic green beans are tangy, sour, savoury, and sweet, with a tender and crunchy texture. Make them in the oven or air fryer in minutes. | aheadofthyme.com

Lion’s Head Chinese Meatballs

Lion’s Head Chinese Meatballs are tender and juicy homemade pork meatballs packed with Asian seasonings and tossed in a sweet and sticky sauce.

Lion's Head Chinese Meatballs are tender and juicy homemade pork meatballs packed with Asian seasonings and tossed in a sweet and sticky sauce. | aheadofthyme.com

Baked Sesame Chicken

Better than takeout, baked sesame chicken with vegetables is delicious, flavourful, sticky and saucy. This healthier Chinese dish is quick and easy to make.

Better than takeout, baked sesame chicken with vegetables is delicious, flavourful, sticky and saucy. This healthier Chinese dish is quick and easy to make. | aheadofthyme.com

Tofu and Mushroom Stir Fry

Quick, easy, and simple, vegan tofu and mushroom stir fry is a delicious meal that is ready in under 15 minutes. Serve it over a bowl of steamed rice.

Quick, easy, and simple, vegan tofu and mushroom stir fry is a delicious meal that is ready in under 15 minutes. Serve it over a bowl of steamed rice. | aheadofthyme.com

Char Siu (Chinese BBQ) Chicken

Sweet sticky and savoury Char Siu (Chinese BBQ) chicken is a delicious dinner packed with classic Asian flavours with incredible flavour. One of my favourite Chinese New Year recipes.

Sweet sticky and savoury Char Siu (Chinese BBQ) chicken is a delicious dinner packed with classic Asian flavours with incredible flavour. | aheadofthyme.com

Orange Chicken Skewers

Flame-kissed, sticky and saucy, grilled orange chicken skewers with a rich, citrus-based marinade are delicious, juicy and so tender. Best weeknight dinner.

Flame-kissed, sticky and saucy, grilled orange chicken skewers with a rich, citrus-based marinade are delicious, juicy and so tender. Best weeknight dinner. | aheadofthyme.com

Spring Vegetable Stir Fry

Quick and easy spring vegetable stir fry is made with delicious seasonal vegetables, packed with savoury and salty flavour, and takes 10 minutes to cook.

Quick and easy spring vegetable stir fry is made with delicious seasonal vegetables, packed with savoury and salty flavour, and takes 10 minutes to cook. | aheadofthyme.com

Asian Takeout Noodles and Rice

Vegetarian Fried Rice

Make flavourful, Chinese restaurant-style vegetarian fried rice at home in 10 minutes, with fully customizable ingredients, and say good-bye to take-out!

Make flavourful, Chinese restaurant-style vegetarian fried rice at home in 10 minutes, with fully customizable ingredients, and say good-bye to take-out! | aheadofthyme.com

Vegetarian Chow Mein

Better than takeout, quick easy stir-fried vegetarian chow mein is packed with vegetables and coated in a delicious savoury sauce. Make it in 15 minutes.

Better than takeout, quick easy stir-fried vegetarian chow mein is packed with vegetables and coated in a delicious savoury sauce. Make it in 15 minutes. | aheadofthyme.com

15-Minute Lo Mein

Say goodbye to take-out and make easy 15-minute lo mein at home using fresh and healthy ingredients.

Say goodbye to take-out and make easy 15-minute lo mein at home using fresh and healthy ingredients!

Shanghai Style Fried Noodles

Better than take-out, flavourful and authentic Shanghai fried noodles with chicken, mushrooms, and bok choy is made in just 10 minutes – the easiest dinner!

Better than take-out, flavourful and authentic Shanghai fried noodles with chicken, mushrooms, and bok choy is made in just 10 minutes - the easiest dinner! | aheadofthyme.com

Instant Pot Chicken Fried Rice

Instant pot chicken fried rice is easy to throw together, packed with flavor, and delicious. It’s perfect for a weeknight family dinner or meal prep.

Instant pot chicken fried rice is easy to throw together, packed with flavor, and delicious. It's perfect for a weeknight family dinner or meal prep. | aheadofthyme.com

Scallion Oil Noodles

Shanghai scallion oil noodles (葱油拌面) is a flavourful, simple noodle dish that is easy to make homemade with 6 ingredients in under 10 minutes.

Shanghai scallion oil noodles (葱油拌面) is a flavourful, simple noodle dish that is easy to make homemade with 6 ingredients in under 10 minutes. | aheadofthyme.com

Spicy Cumin Lamb Noodles

Better than takeout, flavourful stir-fried spicy cumin lamb noodles is packed with marinated lamb, noodles, and crisp bean sprouts. Make it in 15 minutes.

Better than takeout, flavourful stir-fried spicy cumin lamb noodles is packed with marinated lamb, noodles, and crisp bean sprouts. Make it in 15 minutes. | aheadofthyme.com

Seafood Fried Rice

Quick and easy, one-pan, 10-minute seafood fried rice with tiger prawns is so much healthier, tastier and better than takeout. It’s the easiest weeknight meal.

Quick and easy, one-pan, 10-minute seafood fried rice with tiger prawns is so much healthier, tastier and better than takeout. It's the easiest weeknight meal. | aheadofthyme.com

Stir-fried Rice Noodle Rolls with Peanut Butter Sauce

Better than takeout, quick and easy one pan stir-fried rice noodle rolls with peanut butter sauce is the best weeknight stir fry, ready in under 10 minutes.

Better than takeout, quick and easy one pan stir-fried rice noodle rolls with peanut butter sauce is the best weeknight stir fry, ready in under 10 minutes. | aheadofthyme.com

Spicy Dan Dan Noodles

Toss thin wheat noodles in a spicy chili oil sauce and top with seasoned ground beef to make numbing, spicy Sichuan Dan Dan noodles in under 15 minutes.

Toss thin wheat noodles in a spicy chili oil sauce and top with seasoned ground beef to make numbing, spicy Sichuan Dan Dan noodles in under 15 minutes. | aheadofthyme.com

Turkey Fried Rice

Leftover turkey fried rice with turkey, fluffy rice, scrambled eggs, vegetables, and classic Asian seasonings is a one skillet meal made in just 10 minutes.

Leftover turkey fried rice with turkey, fluffy rice, scrambled eggs, vegetables, and classic Asian seasonings is a one skillet meal made in just 10 minutes. | aheadofthyme.com

Biang Biang Spicy Noodles

Quick and easy biang biang spicy noodles is a simple, flavourful and vegan noodle dish made with a few ingredients and in under 10 minutes.

Quick and easy biang biang spicy noodles is a simple, flavourful and vegan noodle dish made with a few ingredients and in under 10 minutes. | aheadofthyme.com

Stir-Fried Rice Cakes with Shrimp

Better than takeout, stir-fried rice cakes with shrimp, bok choy, and bean sprouts in a delicious peanut butter sauce is a quick 10-minute one pan meal.

Better than takeout, stir-fried rice cakes with shrimp, bok choy, and bean sprouts in a delicious peanut butter sauce is a quick 10-minute one pan meal. | aheadofthyme.com

Cold Noodles with Peanut Butter Sauce

Easy vegan Shanghai style cold noodles tossed in peanut butter sauce with fresh vegetables and Asian seasonings, are flavourful and ready in 10 minutes.

Easy vegan Shanghai style cold noodles tossed in peanut butter sauce with fresh vegetables and Asian seasonings, are flavourful and ready in 10 minutes. | aheadofthyme.com

Curry Chicken Fried Rice

Flavourful curry chicken fried rice with chicken, mushrooms, peas, rice, and curry flavours is so easy to make in less than 10 minutes on busy weeknights.

Flavourful curry chicken fried rice with chicken, mushrooms, peas, rice, and curry flavours is so easy to make in less than 10 minutes on busy weeknights. | aheadofthyme.com

Hand-Pulled Noodles

Hand-pulled noodles (la mian 拉面) are springy, chewy and delicious traditional homemade noodles that are rolled and stretched into long strips.

Hand-pulled noodles (la mian 拉面) are springy, chewy and delicious traditional homemade noodles that are rolled and stretched into long strips. | aheadofthyme.com

Chinese Seafood Recipes

Tigers Prawns in Garlic Ginger Soy Sauce

10-minute tiger prawns in garlic ginger soy sauce is juicy, tender and immersed in incredible Asian flavours. It’s the perfect weeknight meal.

10-minute tiger prawns in garlic ginger soy sauce is juicy, tender and immersed in incredible Asian flavours. It's the perfect weeknight meal. | aheadofthyme.com

Miso Black Cod (Sablefish)

Flaky, oily, and tender, miso black cod (or sablefish) packed with delicious Asian flavours is an indulgent meal that’s as healthy as it is delicious.

Flaky, oily, and tender, miso black cod (or sablefish) packed with delicious Asian flavours is an indulgent meal that’s as healthy as it is delicious. | aheadofthyme.com

Honey Garlic Glazed Salmon

Sticky and sweet, easy honey garlic glazed salmon is one of the best salmon recipes to add to your weeknight dinner rotation. Ready in under 25 minutes.

Sticky and sweet, easy honey garlic glazed salmon is one of the best salmon recipes to add to your weeknight dinner rotation. Ready in under 25 minutes. | aheadofthyme.com

Air Fryer Jumbo Shrimp

10-minute air fryer jumbo shrimp is juicy and tender on the inside, and crispy on the outside. It’s so flavourful and garlicky with Asian seasonings.

10-minute air fryer jumbo shrimp is juicy and tender on the inside, and crispy on the outside. It's so flavourful and garlicky with Asian seasonings. | aheadofthyme.com

Pan-fried Garlic Prawns with Soy Sauce

Quick and easy, pan-fried garlic prawns with soy sauce, garlic, and green onions is a simple but flavourful Chinese stir-fry made in under 15 minutes.

Quick and easy, pan-fried garlic prawns with soy sauce, garlic, and green onions is a simple but flavourful Chinese stir-fry made in under 15 minutes. | aheadofthyme.com

Black Cod with Black Bean Sauce

Flaky, oily, and tender air fryer cod with black bean sauce is bursting with flavour and takes less than 20 minutes to make. The perfect Chinese New Year dinner.

Flaky, oily, and tender air fryer cod with black bean sauce is bursting with flavour and takes less than 20 minutes to make. The perfect weeknight dinner. | aheadofthyme.com

Chinese Dim Sum at Home

Crispy Fried Vegetarian Spring Rolls

Better than takeout, light and crispy fried vegetarian spring rolls are packed with a tender mushroom and cabbage vegetarian filling in a crunchy skin.

Better than takeout, light and crispy fried vegetarian spring rolls are packed with a tender mushroom and cabbage vegetarian filling in a crunchy skin. | aheadofthyme.com

Beef Potstickers (Dumplings)

Homemade Chinese beef potstickers (dumplings) are crispy on the outside and tender and juicy inside packed with a delicious beef filling.

Homemade Chinese beef potstickers (dumplings) are crispy on the outside and tender and juicy inside packed with a delicious beef filling. | aheadofthyme.com

Crispy Bottom Shanghai Pan-Fried Pork Buns

Crispy bottom Shanghai pan-fried pork buns are crunchy on the bottom and fluffy and airy inside with a juicy and flavourful pork and spring onions filling. They are one of the most popular dim sum recipes in Shanghai.

Crispy bottom Shanghai pan-fried pork buns are crunchy on the bottom and fluffy and airy inside with a juicy and flavourful pork and spring onions filling. | aheadofthyme.com

Shrimp Egg Rolls

Better than takeout, shrimp egg rolls are a delicious, flavourful and easy appetizer to make. They can be deep fried, baked or air fried.

Better than takeout, shrimp egg rolls are a delicious, flavourful and easy appetizer to make. They can be deep fried, baked or air fried. | aheadofthyme.com

Shanghai Style Vegetarian Steamed Buns

Homemade Shanghai style vegetarian steamed buns is spongy with a juicy, flavourful bok choy and mushroom filling inside bursting with Asian flavours.

Homemade Shanghai style vegetarian steamed buns is spongy with a juicy, flavourful bok choy and mushroom filling inside bursting with Asian flavours. | aheadofthyme.com

Chicken and Cilantro Wontons

Learn how to make homemade chicken and cilantro wontons to celebrate Chinese new year with this easy to follow recipe and instructions on how to fold wontons.

Learn how to make homemade chicken and cilantro wontons to celebrate Chinese new year with this easy to follow recipe and instructions on how to fold wontons. | aheadofthyme.com

Pan-Fried Pork and Shrimp Wontons

Better than takeout pan-fried pork and shrimp wontons are so crispy outside and tender and juicy inside with a savoury pork, shrimp and vegetable filling.

Better than takeout pan-fried pork and shrimp wontons are so crispy outside and tender and juicy inside with a savoury pork, shrimp and vegetable filling. | aheadofthyme.com

Zongzi Sticky Rice Dumplings

Zongzi Chinese tamales (粽子) or sticky rice dumplings are stuffed with sticky rice, pork belly, and shiitake mushrooms, wrapped inside reed or bamboo leaves.

Zongzi Chinese tamales (粽子) or sticky rice dumplings are stuffed with sticky rice, pork belly, and shiitake mushrooms, wrapped inside reed or bamboo leaves. | aheadofthyme.com

Crispy Bottom Pan-Fried Vegetable Buns (No Yeast)

Crispy bottom pan-fried fried vegetable buns (no yeast) are crunchy outside yet tender inside with a mushroom, carrot and vermicelli vegetarian filling.

Crispy bottom pan-fried fried vegetable buns (no yeast) are crunchy outside yet tender inside with a mushroom, carrot and vermicelli vegetarian filling. | aheadofthyme.com

Spicy Chili Oil Wontons

Easy spicy chili oil wontons, a signature Sichuan dish ready in just 10 minutes, hits every sense of your palate — sour, spicy, sweet and nutty.

Easy spicy chili oil wontons, a signature Sichuan dish ready in just 10 minutes, hits every sense of your palate -- sour, spicy, sweet and nutty. | aheadofthyme.com

Egg and Chive Vegetarian Dumplings

Fragrant chives with fluffy scrambled eggs, and a dash of flavour come together to create the perfect appetizer — egg and chive vegetarian dumplings.

Fragrant chives with fluffy scrambled eggs, and a dash of flavour come together to create the perfect appetizer -- egg and chive vegetarian dumplings. | aheadofthyme.com

Savoury Chive Pancakes with Sourdough Starter

Don’t let your sourdough starter go to waste, use your discard to make this easy one bowl recipe for crispy, light and fluffy, savoury chive pancakes.

Don't let your sourdough starter go to waste, use your discard to make this easy one bowl recipe for crispy, light and fluffy, savoury chive pancakes. | aheadofthyme.com

Pork and Sardine Dumplings (Potstickers)

Wrinkly crispy pork and sardine dumplings (potstickers) with vinegar dipping sauce, are filled with pork, canned sardines, green onions and Asian seasoning.

Wrinkly crispy pork and sardine dumplings (potstickers) with vinegar dipping sauce, are filled with pork, canned sardines, green onions and Asian seasoning. | aheadofthyme.com

Chinese Beef Dumplings with Celery

Easy-to-make Chinese beef dumplings with celery can be made in advance for a stress-free meal. Like these steamed, boiled or pan-fried!

Easy-to-make Chinese beef dumplings with celery can be made in advance for a stress-free meal. Enjoy these steamed, boiled or pan-fried! | aheadofthyme.com

Chicken and Shrimp Dumplings

Easy to make chicken and shrimp dumplings can be steamed, boiled or fried and served with a side of soy sauce for dipping.

Easy to make chicken and shrimp dumpings can be steamed, boiled or fried and served with a side of soy sauce for dipping! | aheadofthyme.com

Asian Soups and Stews

Chinese Hot Pot at Home

Chinese hot pot at home is a warm, comforting social meal to Enjoy with family or a small group of friends for Chinese New Year. It’s delicious, easy to prepare, and customizable.

Chinese hot pot at home is a warm, comforting social meal to enjoy with family or a small group of friends. Delicious, easy to prepare, and customizable. | aheadofthyme.com

Healthy Miso Ramen with Chicken

It doesn’t get any more cozier than a healthy miso ramen soup with chicken from the comfort of your own home. The vegan miso broth is what this ramen is all about. Seriously, weeknight dinners have never been tastier!

Satisfy your ramen cravings with healthy miso ramen with chicken from the comfort of your own home. Weeknight dinners have never been tastier! | aheadofthyme.com

10-Minute Wonton Soup

Easy 10-Minute Wonton Soup: Learn how to make easy 10-minute wonton soup, using just a handful of delicious ingredients.

Learn how to make easy 10-minute wonton soup, using just a handful of delicious ingredients. | aheadofthyme.com

Coconut Lamb Curry

Hearty coconut lamb curry is an easy one pot meal that is packed with flavour. Make it on the stovetop or in the slow cooker and freeze leftovers for later.

Hearty coconut lamb curry is an easy one pot meal that is packed with flavour. Make it on the stovetop or in the slow cooker and freeze leftovers for later. | aheadofthyme.com

Quick and Easy Vegetarian Ramen

Put down that cup of instant noodles and make fresh, quick and easy vegetarian ramen in 15 minutes with fresh vegetables, noodles and authentic flavours.

Put down that cup of instant noodles and make fresh, quick and easy vegetarian ramen in 15 minutes with fresh vegetables, noodles and authentic flavours. | aheadofthyme.com

Slow Cooker Asian Beef Noodle Soup

An easy weeknight dinner option, this hearty and oily slow cooker Asian beef noodle soup is packed with beef chunks, vegetables, noodles, and Asian spices and flavours.

An easy weeknight dinner option, this hearty and oily slow cooker Asian beef noodle soup is packed with beef chunks, vegetables, noodles, and Asian spices and flavours. | aheadofthyme.com

Thai Red Curry Noodle Soup

This gluten-free, one pot Thai red curry noodle soup is so flavourful and packed with shrimp, vermicelli rice noodles, fresh herbs, lime juice, and fish sauce.

This gluten-free, one pot Thai red curry noodle soup is so flavourful and packed with shrimp, vermicelli rice noodles, fresh herbs, lime juice + fish sauce. | aheadofthyme.com

Vegetarian Peanut Miso Ramen

Vegetarian peanut miso ramen with a creamy vegan soup base, is topped with noodles, vegetables, and a perfect soft-boiled egg. Make it in just 20 minutes.

Vegetarian peanut miso ramen with a creamy vegan soup base, is topped with noodles, vegetables, and a perfect soft-boiled egg. Make it in just 20 minutes. | aheadofthyme.com

Shanghai Style Wonton Soup

This easy, better than takeout, 10-minute Shanghai style wonton soup is the perfect soup to make for one person and is packed with classic Asian flavours.

This easy, better than take-out, 10-minute Shanghai style wonton soup is the perfect soup to make for one person and is packed with classic Asian flavours. | aheadofthyme.com

Coconut Curry Beef Stew

Warm and cozy, easy one pot coconut curry beef stew is hearty yet creamy, packed with tender beef chunks, potatoes and carrots, and creamy coconut milk.

Warm and cozy, easy one pot coconut curry beef stew is hearty yet creamy, packed with tender beef chunks, potatoes and carrots, and creamy coconut milk. | aheadofthyme.com

Tips for Making the Chinese Takeout at Home

  • Prep the ingredients before you Start. This collection of Asian takeout recipes include a lot of stir fries from noodles to rice to veggies. Stir fry recipes are typically very quick to make, so having all your ingredients prepped, ready, and within hands reach before you Start will make the entire cooking process go smoothly.
  • How to customize. A lot of these dishes can be customized by adding in different vegetables or switching up the protein with tofu. Refer to each recipe for
  • How to store: Store any leftovers in airtight containers in the refrigerator or possible even in the freezer. Check the individual recipe for Finish storing instructions and to see if the recipe is freezer-friendly.
  • How to reheat: Most of the leftovers can be reheated on the stovetop over medium to low heat for about 5-10 minutes until warmed through, or in the microwave in 20-second increments until warmed through. If heating from frozen, let it thaw first and then reheat.

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Browse 60 best most popular copycat Chinese takeout recipes to make at home including all the classics, noodles and rice, Asian seafood, dim sum, and more! 


Ingredients

Refer to each recipe post for full ingredient lists.


Instructions

Prep the ingredients before you Begin. This collection of Asian takeout recipes include a lot of stir fries from noodles to rice to veggies. Stir fry recipes are typically very quick to make, so having all your ingredients prepped, ready, and within hands reach before you begin will make the entire cooking process go smoothly.

How to customize. A lot of these dishes can be customized by adding in different vegetables or switching up the protein with tofu. Refer to each recipe for

How to store: Store any leftovers in airtight containers in the refrigerator or possible even in the freezer. Check the individual recipe for complete storing instructions and to see if the recipe is freezer-friendly.

How to reheat: Most of the leftovers can be reheated on the stovetop over medium to low heat for about 5-10 minutes until warmed through, or in the microwave in 20-second increments until warmed through. If heating from frozen, let it thaw first and then reheat.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 320

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60 Chinese Takeout Recipes at Home

In this space, I am always sharing flavorful, fresh, (mostly) healthy recipes that I love to make and eat in my real, actual, every day life. If I wouldn’t eat it in real life, I won’t put in on the blog. You’re cooking for yourself, your family, your roommates, or your friends. I want you to be so excited about these recipes that you eagerly await 5pm when you can go home from work and start cooking.

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