People say that to understand their foreign culture, it all started with the food. There are dozen of amazing international chicken recipes from around the world that are so delicious. They can be found from America to Asia continents. Each country has its own ingredients and spices that make their food very unique and mouthwatering.
For example, in India and the Middle East, they used several kinds of spices, such as cumin, coriander or turmeric, to make their chicken dishes. Furthermore, in Thailand cuisines, they love using coconut milk, red chili or lemongrass in their dish. And Lastly, in Spain and other Mediterranean cuisines, they used olive oil and other herbs in their dish.
Today, I will be showing my Top 12 most mouthwatering international chicken recipes that will make you appreciate foreign food and cultures.
1. Chicken Molokhia (Egyptian and Middle East)
Chicken Molokhia is a healthy dish that is mixed with Chicken and a Jute Leaves or Jews Mallow, an english name of Molokhia. It is a very popular dish in the Middle East and North Africa. If you are a vegetarian, you can cook this dish without adding meat since it is delicious and very healthy. Check out more in this link to the full instruction of the recipe.
2. Nasi Lemak (Malaysia)
Nasi Lemak is a national chicken dish in Malaysia that is served with coconut rice, boiled egg, fried dried anchovies, chicken, and many more other. One makes it unique that it is served with a special chili sauce called Sambal. This one of my favorite dishes, and if you go to Malaysia, you will definitely need to try this food. For the full recipe, click in the link provided.
3. Chicken Cassoulet (France)
This is a French dish that is a slow-cooked casserole containing chicken, bacon, and beans. Furthermore, the chicken can be substituted with pork sausage, duck or goose. Lastly, just for your information, this dish is originated in Toulouse in Southern France. If you love to try cooking this delicious fish, full instruction of the recipe is provided in this link.
4. Chicken Tikka Kebab (India)
Chicken Tikka Kebab is a popular chicken Indian dish that is mix with many spices. Furthermore, it is marinated with yoghurt, which makes the chicken moist. Lastly, it is added with many spices, which makes the flavor overwhelming delicious. For full instruction of the recipe, click here.
5. Crock pot Khao Soi (Thailand)
Crock Pot Khao Soi is a Thai chicken coconut curry noodle serve in a bowl, which originates in Northern Thailand. One thing I know about Thailand cuisine is that love adding coconut in their dish. The coconut makes it very creamy and delicious. Lastly, it is added with fish sauce, which is a popular ingredient in South East Asia. For full instruction of the recipe, click here
6. Chicken Paprikash (Hungary)
Chicken Paprikash is a popular Hungarian dish that is mix with chicken and paprika. Furthermore, it is served perfectly with egg noodles or other pasta. Lastly, it is added with sour cream to make the sauce thicker. Personally, this is one of my favorite chicken dishes, and you will need to try this when you are in Hungary. For full instruction of the recipe, click here
7. Chicken Pancit Canton (Philippines)
Chicken Pancit Canton is a Filipino dish that is mix with egg noodle, chicken, and vegetables. It is a dish that is influenced by Chinese food, which is popular among locals in the Philippines. It is delicious and I recommend you to try this if you are in the Philippines. For full recipe, click here
8. Moroccan Chicken in a Skillet with Date Sauce (Morrocan)
This is a Moroccan chicken dish that is mix with date sauce, apricot, almonds and chickpeas. Also, what makes it unique is that it is added with a Moroccan spices called Ras el Hanout. Check out more on this link how to cook this amazing dish.
9. Hainanese Chicken Rice (Singapore)
Hainanese chicken rice is a national dish of Singapore that is one of the most popular food among tourist and local. The rice is flavored with chicken stock, and it is served with two sauces: Chili sauce, and ginger-garlic sauce. If you pay a visit to Singapore, better try this dish, or if you like to try cooking at home, check out more in this link by Taste Asian Food
10. Chicken Chilindron (Spain)
Chicken Chilindron is a spanish chicken dish that is mixed with tomato, garlic, and pepper. This dish is originated in Aragon region in northeastern spain. For full instruction of the recipe, found out more here.
11. Coq Au Vin (France)
Coq Au Vin is a french chicken dish that is mixed with bacon, onion, butter and mushroom. Furthermore, it is added with wine, which has a savory taste. If you loved french food, and want to learn how to cook this dish, check out more here.
12. Chicken Tikka Masala (India)
This is one of my favorite Indian food, which is a chicken dish serve with basmati rice. This is dish is marinated with many spices and yoghurt which makes it flavorful and delicious. If you like to learn how to cook this food, check the recipe of this link.
There are many delicious international chicken recipes that will make you appreciate foreign food. When you visit other countries, trying their food is one way to help you understand their culture.
Have you tried any of these recipes? I will love to hear your comment below.