Blue bowl with sticky buffalo wings

American recipes

Get inspired by Stateside favourites, from burgers and hotdogs to pancakes and pies.

9 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These spicy wings are ideal party food for any celebration. The chicken is brined to make it extra juicy and the smoky sweetness of the sauce adds heat 

1 hr and 35 mins
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Once you've tried smoking and slow cooking your chicken, you'll be totally converted. The dry brine seasons the meat to the bone and keeps it succulent during cooking

7 hrs
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Wow family and friends with this golden pecan pie and silky, sweet maple cream. Making the pastry is optional, but the recipe is particularly good 

1 hr and 30 mins
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Roast or barbecue these BBQ chicken pieces then serve on a platter with onion rings, coleslaw and mac ‘n’ cheese for an all-American banquet 

1 hr and 50 mins
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Indulge in Tom Kerridge's ultimate truffle mac 'n' cheese, an amalgamation of all his favourite versions of this classic American dish 

1 hr and 10 mins
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11 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A sized-up, super chocolatey twist on the classic American campfire treat. This s'mores dip will be gone before you can say 'mini marshmallow'

17 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve this smoky, chunky veg gumbo dip with Tom Kerridge's Southern-fried prawns. It makes an excellent condiment for an American-themed platter

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
142 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Grilled Cajun-spiced chicken breasts topped with bacon, avocado and cheese... set to become a Friday night favourite

35 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this tasty American-style tomato, avocado and corn salad alongside roast chicken or barbecued meat. Buttermilk in the dressing adds a hint of sourness

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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Feast on these lager-battered pickled onion rings as a snack, or serve as part of an American-themed spread, with BBQ chicken pieces and mac ‘n’ cheese

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

The cool blue cheese & soured cream dip takes the edge off the heat in the sauce. Dip in the chicken wings or the celery and radishes – or do both!

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
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Experiment with Southern-style coating on prawns, instead of chicken. These moreish prawns have a crispy, spicy coating and taste great with a hot gumbo dip and lemon wedges

20 mins
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21 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This pie is loosely based on the flavours of an American sloppy joe, but we've topped it with mash as an alternative to the traditional cottage pie

1 hr
Easy
Gluten-free
7 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Take the humble hot dog to another level by using steak, complemented by melted cheese, fried green peppers and crispy onions. Easy to make and so good

20 mins
Easy
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

The best side dish in the States, this addictive, creamy, cheesy mix goes well with pretty much everything, but pairs particularly well with barbecue dishes

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
235 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Easy, American-style, fluffy pancakes are great for feeding a crowd at breakfast or brunch. Top with something sweet like fruit, jam or syrup, or rashers of crispy bacon.

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This American pork rib recipe is sure to satisfy at a barbecue - roast until tender, then finish with a sticky glaze for melt-in-the-mouth meat

3 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

An indulgent chocolate and pecan treat with buttery pastry and a gooey filling everybody can get stuck into

2 hrs and 25 mins
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A tasty veggie dip with a mayonnaise and soured cream base, great for raw veggies or toasted pitta bread

13 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This cheap, flavourful cut of meat is perfect for the smoky flavours of American and South American barbecue, ideal comfort food for a cold winter’s night

4 hrs and 5 mins
Easy
83 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Slow cook these American-style pork ribs so they're really tender then coat in an irresistibly sweet, sticky sauce

4 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Sloppy joes are a simple, American staple the whole family can get stuck into. Add a dash of spicy chipotle or smoky barbecue sauce to the minced beef filling for some zing.

35 mins
Easy
35 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Our easy cookie dough mixture is totally safe to eat and can be made in minutes. Keep a batch in the fridge, eat it by the spoon, serve it with ice cream, or mould it, shape it and colour it with…

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

For a special supper, try this classic American cut from the sirloin. The steak has a T-shaped bone with meat on each side, perfect for sharing

17 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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