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Street food recipes

Eat your way around the globe with our authentic international recipes, inspired by the food truck and street market scenes. Expect toasties, dumplings, tacos, kebabs, burgers and more... 

3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A spicy twist on the cheese toastie, combining 70s classic combination of pineapple and cheddar to irresistible effect

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

This deep-fried Indian street food makes a great party snack – crisp rounds of bread filled with chickpeas and potato, drizzled with a herb and spice water

1 hr and 50 mins
A challenge
Healthy
Vegan
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6 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

This low fat, spicy crab dish is a versatile street-food style recipe that can be adapted to your liking. Serve with rice or steamed bao buns

30 mins
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4 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Good Food's take on a popular Indian street-food dish - keema pau. Spiced lamb on a toasted cumin bun with a fried egg on top - it's well worth the effort!

1 hr and 45 mins
A challenge
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This street food dim sum from Beijing is an authentic type of bao bun that puffs up in the pan. You can fill with minced chicken, pork or prawns if you don't want to go veggie

2 hrs
A challenge
Vegan
36 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Copy the latest Korean street food trend with ultra-crisp, double-fried chicken, a quick kimchi slaw and lashings of sticky chilli sauce

50 mins
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83 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

The easiest pulled pork recipe you'll ever make. No tricky measurements involved, minimal ingredients and a mouth-watering smoky barbecue result

8 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Fill hot dog buns or brioche with a luxurious lobster and lemon mayonnaise filling for this New England street-food staple

35 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Spare ribs are great when slow-cooked in a sweet barbecue sauce, with a hint of bourbon and chipotle - serve with contrasting chunky relish

6 hrs
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5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

These boat-shaped Turkish pizzas are made with homemade dough and topped with spicy minced lamb and feta cheese

1 hr and 15 mins
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71 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

A staple of Manhattan's East Village, Emma Freud's cheddar and pale ale pasta dish is the ultimate comfort food

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This no-fuss chicken dish served with flatbread and yogurt takes just 20 mins to get from kitchen to dinner plate

20 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Crisp and slightly salty shallow-fried halloumi fries make perfect party food. Great with a sprinkling of za'atar and a spicy yogurt for dipping

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
25 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Succulent chicken thighs covered with jerk paste and simply roasted in the oven - perfect served with Caribbean rice & peas

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These spicy chicken kebabs can be marinated the day before for extra flavour. Wrap in a warm flatbread and top with pickled chilli and cooling yogurt

35 mins
Easy
125 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Marinate the chicken for these Greek-style spiced kebabs as long as possible to soak up all the flavour and make it really tender. Serve with warm bread, salad and tzatziki

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

An often overlooked meat, the slow-cooked shoulder of goat in these kebabs has a subtle, savoury flavour. Use lamb as an alternative, if you prefer

5 hrs and 40 mins
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Healthy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A savoury Turkish pastry that's actually made with bread. Stuff with lamb, feta, raisins and pine nuts and serve with pomegranate dip

1 hr and 35 mins
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2 ratings 2.5 out of 5 star rating

This is loosely based on the Turkish dish of lahmacun, but with a thicker bread base similar to pizza. Great for using leftover lamb, the charred aubergine gives a smoky depth

55 mins
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Similar to an American po' boy, these battered mussel morsels aren't your average sub filling. Great as a party snack or an alternative fish supper

1 hr and 10 mins
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Sausage sandwiches with an American twist - load up hot dog buns with chipolatas, caramelised onions, roasted peppers and a creamy cheese sauce

35 mins
Easy
15 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

A seriously gourmet quesadilla. This easy, chicken-filled snack will curb your cheese cravings - serve warm and golden brown with your favourite dipping sauce

15 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

A relish inspired by the fiery Jewish condiment chrain, perfect served with salted meats, and sparingly with smoked fish

2 hrs and 30 mins
More effort
8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

The prawns in this delicious paella may not be essential but they do make it extra special for a Saturday night supper with friends

40 mins
Easy
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