Travelling can get expensive, but you can explore the world from the comfort of your own kitchen! We have access to more international ingredients than ever before, so it’s easy as pie to try out cuisines from other parts of the world.
1. Bhutanese Chili Chicken with Red Rice
A different sort of chili dish, this Bhutanese Chili Chicken dish is well worth a try. With spicy pepper and red rice, this healthy, easy meal is sure to become a fast favourite.
2. Frisée Salad with Grilled Chicken, Figs & Blue Cheese
Fresh figs, delicious and full of antioxidants, help make this quick and easy salad a great source of fibre, calcium, and iron. If you can't find fresh figs, dates make a great substitute, or you could even use wedges of Anjou pear. Preparation couldn't be easier, especially when the marinade in this dish does double duty as the vinaigrette. Frisse, a variety of endive, can have a slightly bitter taste, so feel free to add a softer green like baby spinach or butter lettuce to soften the flavour.
3. Korean Meatballs in Barbecue Sauce
These meatballs are beautifully seasoned with some of Korea’s most commonly used ingredients. They are not fiery hot, just flavour packed. Fortunately Korean barbecue sauce is now sold in many supermarkets. If you can’t find it, use your favourite barbecue sauce plus a couple tablespoons of soy sauce.
4. Indian Chicken Korma
This traditional fragrant Indian dish is perfect served with chapati bread or, if you prefer, over Basmati rice.
5. Chicken Cacciatore, Friulano & Goat Cheese Pizza
This pizza has loads of flavour, thanks to three different kinds of cheese and several vegetables. Laden with tomatoes, chicken, mushrooms, red onion, and sweet peppers, this pizza is a balanced meal in itself.
6. Nigerian Jollof Rice
This chicken and rice dish is popular in Nigeria. It is reminiscent of Creole rice which is more familiar to North Americans. The recipe doubles well if you want to make a big batch.
7. Louisiana Fried Chicken
What's the secret to juicy, tender fried chicken? Buttermilk! With light, crispy skin, it’s a decadent treat that’s worth trying, especially served with this delicious pepper sauce.
8. Spanish Chicken
This simple dish is jam-packed with Spanish-inspired flavours. Briny olives pair with pine nuts and tomatoes to create a savoury chicken that is perfect served on a bed of steamed rice.
9. Curried Rum Chicken Wings with Grilled Pineapple
These sticky, smoky chicken wings will soon become your favourite chicken recipe. The subtle heat of the curry powder is perfectly complemented by rum and brown sugar. These wings are a delicious addition to a Caribbean-inspired feast.
10. Chicken and Carrot Tagine
Tagine is an incredibly aromatic Moroccan dish named after the dish it is traditionally cooked and served in. The flavours are typically a blend of turmeric, saffron, cumin, cayenne pepper and cinnamon. These North African stews are very easy to make requiring just one pot, and are surprisingly healthy. Loaded with protein and fibre this dish is sure to keep you feeling full!