Happy Fri-yay! Friday Night Feasts is a blog series in which we highlight recipes for the best comfort food at home. If you’re craving take-out, check out our ‘fake-out’ recipes for homemade copycats! Perfect for the end of a busy week when the couch is calling your name and you want to treat yourself.

This week on Drop Recipes we’re taking inspiration from all over the world. Give a packet of gnocchi an extra oomph with brown sage butter and pine nuts, or whip up some Mexican chili beef soup in just 20 minutes. Craving hoisin pork but not the greasy nap-attack feeling that comes with take-out? Check out the quick and easy stir-fry version available on the app. From a few of our favorite bloggers, we’ve gathered up three of the best quick and easy chicken recipes, including no-fuss homemade chicken nuggets!

Gnocchi and sage butter in a white dish with toasted pine nuts

Gnocchi with Sage Butter & Pine Nuts

Simple flavors at their best! This 10-minute gnocchi with sage butter available on Drop Recipes is the ultimate comfort food. Soft, pillowy gnocchi that just melts in your mouth. Covered in nutty sage butter and freshly grated parmesan. You just can’t beat it!

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Stir fried pork, broccoli and rice in a white bowl

Hoisin Pork With Stir-Fried Vegetables

Craving juicy, sticky, hoisin pork? This stir-fry on Drop Recipes is a quick and easy way to enjoy a healthy version at home. The juicy pork, the garlic, the chili. NOM. Top tip: prep all your vegetables in advance so you can focus on the stir-fry!

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Kung pao chicken on a black plate served with white rice, the perfect friday night feast or comfort food recipe

Restaurant Style Kung Pao Chicken

This Szechuan-inspired chicken recipe is from Tastes Better from Scratch. Stir-fried peanuts, bell peppers, green onion, and chicken make up this addictive dish. Smothered in a mildly spicy sauce, this recipe also works well with broccoli and zucchini.

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home made chicken nuggets, a little snack for Friday nights feasts

Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Homemade chicken nuggets are always healthier than their drive-through cousins. This recipe from  The Pioneer Woman can be flash-frozen for up to 6 months, but we doubt they’ll last long enough to make it to the freezer!

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white bowl with chilli soup, corn, peppers, cilantro, and slices of medium-rare beef

Mexican Beef Chilli Soup

There’s just 20 minutes between you and this delicious soup available on Drop Recipes. Packed with beans, corn, and lightly seared steak, this is a great stress-free way to feed the family.

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Grilled chicken thighs covered in a Chipotle and apricot glaze, perfect for Friday night feasts

Chipotle Apricot Grilled Chicken Thighs

With just six ingredients, this recipe from Joyful Healthy Eats is a breeze. Marinade your chicken thighs for 20-30 minutes in half of the sweet, spicy sauce. Then brush on the remaining half at the end of grilling for perfectly tender chicken.

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