International Chicken Dishes
Are your taste buds ready for an adventure? Chicken is one of the most widely-used sources of protein, and for good reason. It is versatile, easy to prepare, and tastes great! Here are a few of our favourite recipes from all over the world.
Fragrant herbs and spices and creative cooking techniques make French cuisine a one-of-a-kind, palate-pleasing experience. But you don’t need to be a 5-star chef to recreate French cuisine at home. Fresh ingredients and a good recipe are all you need! Here is a mouth-watering recipe for a French classic – Coq au Vin.
Moroccan cuisine is known for its rich, vibrant flavours. Infused in popular dishes you’ll find cinnamon, coriander, cumin, saffron, turmeric, mint, dried fruit, and nuts. Meat dishes are often cooked in a tagine, a clay pot with a closed lid which acts like a slow cooker. Try our Moroccan-Style Ground Chicken and Couscous for an easy way to bring Morocco to your kitchen.
Japanese cuisine stands apart from the rest. Using a combination of sweet, sour, salty, and bitter flavours, each dish is unique in taste and texture. Sesame seeds are a commonly used garnish in many dishes, and are chalked full of nutrition. Try this Sesame Crusted Chicken with a Wasabi Cream Sauce to get your fix of flavour and crunch.
Peruvian cuisine has a long history and draws influence from other cultures all over the world. Much of the cuisine revolves around native ingredients that grow easily and in abundance, such as quinoa. Quinoa crops were even considered sacred by the Incas. Did you know that quinoa is actually a fruit, and comes from the same family as spinach and Swiss chard? It’s also high in fibre and gluten-free. This Peruvian-Style Grilled Chicken with Inca salad recipe is sweet, spicy, and is served on a bed of delicious, nutritious quinoa.
Jamaican cuisine is known for its spicy barbecue recipes, most notably the infamous jerk chicken. While you may not be able to make it to the warm beaches of Jamaica, you can certainly bring the heat to you with this Jerk Chicken recipe from the Jamaican Tourist Board. For an authentic meal, serve with rice and peas and some papaya daiquiris!
Like many colder countries, rich, hearty foods are the building blocks of Russian cuisine. Grains, potatoes, fish, and poultry are staples and can be used in a number of ways to create tasty, comforting meals. Chicken Kiev is a great place to start exploring Russian food. It’s delicious, easy to prepare, and will surely keep you warm and toasty. Try serving it with a side of potato pancakes!
Hearty casseroles, pot pies, and thick, creamy stews are at the centre of Irish cuisine. Looking for a cozy, filling meal on a cold day? This Creamy Chicken and Cabbage Egg Noodle Casserole will undoubtedly warm you up.