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Fakeaway: Takeaway-style dinner recipes to make at home

When it comes to indulging, most of us love getting a box of takeaway food to take home and enjoy on the couch. But often you're left waiting for your food to be delivered and paying more than you'd like. Instead, why not recreate your favourite takeaway dishes at home with these delicious recipes? With everything from Chinese-style honey prawns and chow mein noodles, to Vietnamese bahn mi rolls and Indonesian nasi goreng. You'll also find Indian curries, Aussie fish and chips and Mexican beef burrito recipes, to name a few. Dig in!

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    Chicken schnitzel burger

    Succulent chicken schnitzel drizzled with mayonnaise and enjoyed in a doughy bread roll. What more could you want? It's the 20 minute wonder you'll be making again and again.

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    Nasi goreng

    This popular dish served all over Indonesia is full of protein and carbs, so if the family is after something filling and hearty, look no further than this Woman's Day version of nasi goreng.

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    Beef samosas

    The beauty of samosas is in their versatility. Meat or vegetarian, fried or baked, they're always delicious. Woman's Day have gone with the beef fried version with a side riata, here.

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    Chow mein noodles

    Ditch the Chinese take-away and recreate this popular Asian noodle dish at home - your family will love it! Plus, you'll get your protein from the beef and all the vegetable goodness you want - win, win!

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    Quick combination short and long soup

    Recreate this classic Chinese soup at home in no time at all with this easy recipe. We've used simple ingredients so you can have this on the table in no time at all - perfect for weeknight dinners.

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    Kung pao chicken

    Recreate this popular Chinese chicken dish in no time at all with our quick and easy recipe. This saucy stir-fry is lovely served over steamed rice with fresh gai lan broccoli.

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    Ham and pineapple pizza

    The humble Hawaiian pizza is a flavour combination loved all over the world. Delight your friends and family with a fluffy, golden pizza topped with crispy ham, sweet, juicy pineapple and oozy melted cheese.

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    Smoky barbecued chicken pizzas

    Give your leftover barbecued chicken a smoky twist on this flavoursome pizza topped with capsicum, mushroom, bacon, barbecue sauce and a touch of paprika.

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    Sushi rolls

    Deservedly popular due to their exquisite taste and visual appeal, sushi rolls are actually quite easy to make once you have your ingredients together. Try this simple recipe by Woman's Day.

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    Sushi rice bowl

    To maintain crispness and curl, place your finely julienned carrot and celery in a bowl of iced water before using it to top this fresh and healthy sushi rice bowl by Woman's Day.

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    Beef mince and rice burritos

    Create this authentic Mexican dish at home with our easy-to-follow recipe using supermarket shortcuts where possible. You'll love the tasty melted cheese oozing all over your mince and rice stuffed tortillas - the ultimate comfort food.

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    Green chicken curry

    This creamy, fragrant curry tossed with tender chicken pieces and stir-fried greens is perfect served on a bed of steamed rice for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.

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    Tandoori chicken sub

    Top a crusty baguette with Tandoori chicken, cheese, onions and mango chutney and a squeeze of lemon, and you have a delicious sub sandwich sure to satisfy

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    Prawn pad thai

    Pick up some fresh prawns on your way home and and try this pad thai by Everyday Food. It is full of those classic flavours we know and love, and can be on the table in under 15 minutes.

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