Homemade Takeout Recipes

Craving delivery? Step away from the phone! Check out these five delicious dinners, packed with all your favorite dishes. The best part? The super-simple recipes give you all the flavor, with a fraction of the fat and calories. Bye-bye, delivery guy!
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Craving delivery? Step away from the phone! Check out these five delicious dinners, packed with all your favorite dishes. The best part? The super-simple recipes give you all the flavor, with a fraction of the fat and calories. Bye-bye, delivery guy!

Sweet & Sour Chicken

Trade the usual calorie- and fat-laden batter for a light dusting of cornstarch, which gives the flavorful chicken thighs a light and crispy crust that doesn't absorb too much oil.

Sweet & Sour Chicken

Sweet & Sour Chicken

Side: Fried Rice

No Chinese meal would be complete without vegetable-spiked rice!

Fried Rice

Fried Rice

Coconut Chicken Curry

Light coconut milk has one-third the calories of regular, but it's not as creamy. To make up for that, simmer the sauce for a few minutes. As it reduces, it will thicken a bit and deepen in flavor.

Coconut Chicken Curry

Coconut Chicken Curry

Side: Garlic Naan

Add a homemade touch to store-bought naan by brushing on garlic-infused olive oil.

Garlic Naan

Garlic Naan

Side: Saag Paneer

Paneer is a creamy Indian cheese. In this dish, it's easily reduced with reduced-fat feta.

Saag Paneer

Saag Paneer

Cheesy Eggplant Parm

Oven roasting makes breaded eggplant creamy on the inside and crispy on the outside. And because eggplant soaks up oil, roasting is healthier than frying, the classic method for this dish.

Cheesy Eggplant Parm

Cheesy Eggplant Parm

Side: Caesar Salad

Caesar salad doesn't need to be drenched in dressing. Crisp lettuce and salty Parmesan will keep it flavorful by itself!

Caesar Salad

Caesar Salad

Side: Garlic Dots

These doughy treats are oven baked and topped with cheese. The perfect vessel for mopping up extra marinara!

Garlic Dots

Garlic Dots

Zesty Pork Burrito

Many restaurant burritos are the equivalent of two (or three!) servings. Keep your homemade burrito under control by simply building it on a smaller tortilla (8 inches works best).

Zesty Pork Burrito

Zesty Pork Burrito

Side: Baked Chips & Salsa

Baking tortillas results in perfectly crunchy chips without the fat or grease.

Baked Chips & Salsa

Baked Chips and Salsa

Side: Cilantro Rice & Spiced Black Beans

Bulk up your rice with spicy protein-packed beans. It'll keep you fuller longer!

Cilantro Rice & Spiced Black Beans

Cilantro Rice & Spiced Black Beans

Veggie Pad Thai

This dish is usually made with lots of high-sodium fish sauce and tangy tamarind. Reduce the fish sauce without losing flavor by adding balsamic vinegar, which gives the dish a sweet-tart punch.

Veggie Pad Thai

Veggie Pad Thai

Side: Chicken Satay with Peanut Dipping Sauce

When you make your own sauce, you can control the quality of the ingredients.

Chicken Satay with Peanut Dipping Sauce

Chicken Satay with Peanut Dipping Sauce