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"Exploring Exquisite Eats: A Culinary Tour of the 100 Best International Meat Dishes"

Updated: Mar 31



1. Steak au Poivre (France) - A classic French dish consisting of steak coated in cracked peppercorns and served with a creamy peppercorn sauce.

2. Bistecca alla Fiorentina (Italy) - A thick-cut T-bone steak seasoned with salt, pepper, and olive oil, grilled to perfection.

3. Sushi (Japan) - A traditional Japanese dish consisting of vinegared rice combined with various ingredients, including raw fish, such as tuna, salmon, or yellowtail.

4. Argentinian Asado (Argentina) - A barbecue tradition featuring various cuts of meat, such as beef ribs, chorizo, and morcilla (blood sausage), cooked over an open flame.

5. Moussaka (Greece) - A layered dish with ground meat (often lamb), eggplant, potatoes, and a creamy béchamel sauce, baked to perfection.

6. Tandoori Chicken (India) - Chicken marinated in yogurt and a blend of spices, then roasted in a tandoor (clay oven), resulting in tender, flavorful meat.

7. Rendang (Indonesia) - A rich and fragrant coconut milk-based curry with tender beef, slow-cooked with a blend of spices until the sauce is reduced to a thick paste.

8. Peking Duck (China) - A dish of roasted duck with crispy skin, traditionally served with pancakes, scallions, cucumbers, and hoisin sauce.

9. Churrasco (Brazil) - Grilled meat, often beef or pork, seasoned with salt and sometimes garlic, typically served with chimichurri sauce.

10. Wiener Schnitzel (Austria) - Thinly pounded veal or pork cutlets, coated in breadcrumbs and fried until golden and crispy.

11. Bœuf Bourguignon (France) - A hearty beef stew cooked with red wine, onions, carrots, and mushrooms, flavored with garlic, thyme, and bay leaves.

12. Ceviche (Peru) - Raw fish marinated in citrus juices, typically lime or lemon, along with onions, cilantro, and chili peppers, resulting in a refreshing and tangy dish.

13. Kebab (Middle East) - Grilled skewers of meat, often lamb, beef, or chicken, seasoned with spices and served with flatbread and sauces like tahini or tzatziki.

14. Rouladen (Germany) - Thinly sliced beef rolled with bacon, onions, and pickles, braised until tender in a rich gravy.

15. Pho (Vietnam) - A fragrant noodle soup with thinly sliced beef (pho bo) or chicken (pho ga), served with fresh herbs, bean sprouts, lime, and chili peppers.

16. Goulash (Hungary) - A hearty stew made with tender beef, onions, bell peppers, and paprika, often served with noodles or bread.

17. Sauerbraten (Germany) - Pot roast marinated in a mixture of vinegar, water, spices, and seasonings, then slow-cooked until tender, typically served with potato dumplings and red cabbage.

18. Coq au Vin (France) - Chicken braised in red wine with mushrooms, onions, bacon, and garlic, resulting in a flavorful and comforting dish.

19. Dolma (Middle East) - Grape leaves stuffed with a mixture of spiced rice and ground meat, often served with yogurt or a tangy sauce.

20. Bulgogi (South Korea) - Thinly sliced beef marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, garlic, and pepper, then grilled or stir-fried to perfection.

21. Carnitas (Mexico) - Slow-cooked pork shoulder seasoned with citrus, garlic, and spices, resulting in tender and flavorful meat, often served in tacos or burritos.

22. Osso Buco (Italy) - Braised veal shanks cooked with vegetables, white wine, and broth until the meat is falling off the bone, typically served with gremolata.

23. Biryani (India) - A fragrant rice dish layered with spiced meat (often chicken, lamb, or goat), caramelized onions, and aromatic spices.

24. Adobo (Philippines) - Meat (often chicken or pork) marinated and braised in a mixture of soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, and spices, resulting in a tangy and savory dish.



25. Shawarma (Middle East) - Thinly sliced meat (typically lamb, chicken, or beef) roasted on a vertical spit and served in pita bread with vegetables and tahini or garlic sauce.

26. Ropa Vieja (Cuba) - Shredded beef stewed with tomatoes, onions, bell peppers, and spices, resulting in a flavorful and comforting dish.

27. Boeuf Bourguignon (France) - A classic French beef stew cooked in red wine and beef broth, flavored with onions, carrots, garlic, and herbs.

28. Tacos al Pastor (Mexico) - Thinly sliced pork marinated in a blend of spices, chilies, and pineapple, then roasted on a spit and served in tortillas with onions, cilantro, and salsa.

29. Satay (Indonesia) - Skewered and grilled meat (often chicken, beef, or lamb) served with a peanut sauce and cucumber salad.

30. Lamb Tagine (Morocco) - Tender lamb stewed with dried fruits, nuts, and aromatic spices, traditionally cooked in a conical clay pot.

31. Barbacoa (Mexico) - Slow-cooked meat (often beef or lamb) seasoned with spices and wrapped in banana or agave leaves, resulting in tender and flavorful meat.

32. Fajitas (Mexico/USA) - Grilled strips of marinated meat (often beef, chicken, or shrimp) served with sautéed onions, bell peppers, and tortillas, allowing diners to assemble their own tacos.

33. Moules Frites (Belgium/France) - Mussels cooked in a flavorful broth of white wine, garlic, shallots, and herbs, served with crispy fries.

34. Chicken Tikka Masala (United Kingdom/India) - Grilled chunks of chicken marinated in yogurt and spices, served in a creamy tomato-based sauce flavored with fenugreek and garam masala.

35. Sauerbraten (Germany) - A pot roast marinated in a mixture of vinegar, water, spices, and seasonings, then slow-cooked until tender, typically served with potato dumplings and red cabbage.

36. Pastitsio (Greece) - A baked pasta dish with layers of ground meat (often lamb), pasta, and béchamel sauce, similar

to lasagna but with Greek flavors.

37. Kebab (Turkey) - Grilled skewers of seasoned meat (often lamb or beef) served with rice, bread, and vegetables, commonly accompanied by yogurt sauce or tahini.

38. Cochinita Pibil (Mexico) - Marinated pork cooked in banana leaves until tender, typically served with pickled red onions and tortillas.

39. Tacos de Carnitas (Mexico) - Crispy, slow-cooked pork shoulder served in small corn tortillas with salsa, onions, cilantro, and lime.

40. Meat Pie (Australia) - A savory pie filled with minced meat (often beef or lamb), onions, and gravy, baked until golden and crispy.

41. Beef Wellington (United Kingdom) - Tender beef tenderloin wrapped in puff pastry with mushroom duxelles and prosciutto, baked until golden and served with a rich demi-glace.

42. Gyudon (Japan) - Thinly sliced beef simmered in a sweet and savory broth with onions, served over rice and topped with pickled ginger.

43. Cabbage Rolls (Eastern Europe) - Cabbage leaves stuffed with a mixture of ground meat, rice, onions, and spices, simmered in a tomato-based sauce until tender.

44. Kalbi (South Korea) - Marinated beef short ribs grilled to perfection, typically served with rice, kimchi, and other banchan (side dishes).

45. Chicken Shawarma (Middle East) - Marinated chicken grilled on a vertical spit, thinly sliced, and served in pita bread with vegetables and tahini sauce.

46. Lomo Saltado (Peru) - Stir-fried strips of beef cooked with onions, tomatoes, and peppers, served with rice and french fries, a fusion of Peruvian and Chinese cuisines.

47. Lamb Korma (India) - Tender lamb cooked in a creamy, aromatic sauce made with yogurt, cream, and ground nuts, flavored with spices like cardamom, cloves, and cinnamon.

48. Jerk Chicken (Jamaica) - Chicken marinated in a spicy mixture of Scotch bonnet peppers, allspice, thyme, garlic, and other herbs and spices, then grilled over a wood fire.

49. Meatball Sub (United States/Italy) - Meatballs made from ground beef or pork, seasoned with herbs and spices, served in a long roll with marinara sauce and melted cheese.



50. Chimichurri Steak (Argentina) - Grilled steak topped with chimichurri sauce, a tangy blend of parsley, garlic, vinegar, and olive oil.

51. Fesenjan (Iran) - A Persian stew made with chicken or duck, walnuts, and pomegranate molasses, resulting in a rich and tangy dish often served with rice.

52. Cordero al Pastor (Spain) - Roast lamb marinated in a mixture of spices, garlic, and vinegar, slow-roasted until tender and served with potatoes or vegetables.

53. Samosa (India) - Triangular pastries filled with spiced potatoes, peas, and sometimes meat (such as lamb or chicken), then deep-fried until golden and crispy.

54. Tacos de Birria (Mexico) - Corn tortillas filled with tender, slow-cooked beef stewed in a flavorful chili-based broth, often served with consommé for dipping.

55. Chicken Adobo (Philippines) - Chicken marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, and spices, then braised until tender, resulting in a savory and tangy dish.

56. Bacon-wrapped Scallops (International) - Plump scallops wrapped in smoky bacon, then grilled or seared until caramelized and served as an elegant appetizer or main course.

57. Duck à l'Orange (France) - Roast duck served with a tangy orange sauce made from orange juice, zest, sugar, and vinegar, a classic French dish.

58. Cassoulet (France) - A hearty stew made with white beans, sausages, duck confit, and pork, slow-cooked until rich and flavorful, a specialty of the Languedoc region.

59. Pernil (Puerto Rico) - Slow-roasted pork shoulder seasoned with garlic, oregano, and citrus juices, resulting in tender and flavorful meat often served during holidays and special occasions.

60. Corned Beef and Cabbage (Ireland) - Brined and simmered beef brisket served with boiled cabbage, potatoes, and carrots, a traditional Irish-American dish.

61. Shish Kebab (Middle East) - Skewered and grilled cubes of marinated meat (often lamb, beef, or chicken) served with rice, bread, and salads.

62. Meatloaf (United States) - A comfort food classic made with ground beef, breadcrumbs, onions, and spices, baked until tender and served with gravy or ketchup.

63. Hainanese Chicken Rice (Singapore) - Poached chicken served with fragrant rice cooked in chicken broth, accompanied by chili sauce and ginger sauce, a popular street food dish.

64. Shepherd's Pie (United Kingdom) - A savory pie topped with mashed potatoes and filled with minced meat (often lamb or beef), vegetables, and gravy, baked until golden and bubbly.

65. Pork Belly Buns (Taiwan) - Steamed buns filled with slices of tender, melt-in-your-mouth pork belly, pickled vegetables, and hoisin sauce, a popular Taiwanese street food.

66. Cuban Sandwich (Cuba/United States) - A pressed sandwich filled with roast pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, and mustard, grilled until crispy and melted, a staple of Cuban-American cuisine.

67. Kibbeh (Middle East) - Bulgar wheat and minced meat (often lamb or beef) seasoned with spices, shaped into balls or patties, and either fried or baked, a traditional Levantine dish.

68. Roast Beef (United Kingdom) - Tender beef roast seasoned with salt, pepper, and herbs, roasted until medium-rare and served with Yorkshire pudding, gravy, and vegetables.

69. Beef Stroganoff (Russia) - Tender strips of beef cooked in a creamy sauce with mushrooms, onions, and sour cream, served over egg noodles or rice.

70. Kofta (Middle East/India) - Grilled or skewered meatballs made from ground meat (often lamb, beef, or chicken) mixed with herbs, spices, and onions, served with rice, bread, or salads.

71. Pad Krapow Moo (Thailand) - Stir-fried minced pork cooked with Thai basil, garlic, chili peppers, and fish sauce, served over rice and topped with a fried egg, a popular Thai street food dish.

72. Beef Rendang (Indonesia/Malaysia) - A rich and flavorful curry made with tender beef cooked in coconut milk and a blend of aromatic spices, slow-cooked until the sauce is

thick and fragrant.

73. Arancini (Italy) - Deep-fried rice balls filled with a savory mixture of minced meat (often beef or pork), tomato sauce, and cheese, a popular Sicilian street food.

74. Pork Tenderloin (International) - Lean and tender pork loin seasoned with herbs and spices, roasted or grilled until juicy and served with various sauces or accompaniments.

75. Köttbullar (Sweden) - Swedish meatballs made from ground beef or pork mixed with breadcrumbs, onions, and spices, served with lingonberry sauce, mashed potatoes, and pickled cucumbers.



76. Beef Tacos (Mexico) - Corn tortillas filled with seasoned ground beef, topped with salsa, onions, cilantro, and lime, a classic Mexican street food dish.

77. Meat Samosa (India) - Triangular pastries filled with spiced minced meat (often lamb or chicken), peas, and potatoes, deep-fried until golden and crispy, a popular Indian snack.

78. Chicken Fried Steak (United States) - Breaded and fried steak served with creamy gravy, mashed potatoes, and vegetables, a Southern comfort food classic.

79. Gumbo (United States) - A hearty stew originating from Louisiana, typically made with a variety of meats (such as chicken, sausage, and seafood), vegetables, and okra, served over rice.

80. Chicken Parmesan (Italy/United States) - Breaded and fried chicken cutlets topped with marinara sauce and melted mozzarella cheese, served over spaghetti or on a sandwich roll, a classic Italian-American dish.

81. Grilled Lamb Chops (International) - Tender lamb chops marinated in herbs, garlic, and olive oil, grilled to perfection and served with mint sauce or chimichurri.

82. Beef Satay (Indonesia) - Skewered and grilled beef marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, ginger, garlic, and spices, served with peanut sauce and cucumber salad, a popular Indonesian street food.

83. Bratwurst (Germany) - A type of German sausage made from pork, beef, or veal, seasoned with spices like nutmeg, coriander, and white pepper, grilled or pan-fried and served with sauerkraut and mustard.

84. Beef Carpaccio (Italy) - Thinly sliced raw beef fillet drizzled with olive oil, lemon juice, capers, and Parmesan cheese, served as an elegant appetizer.

85. Liver and Onions (International) - Sautéed calf or beef liver served with caramelized onions and bacon, often accompanied by mashed potatoes or rice, a classic comfort food dish.

86. Peking Duck Pancakes (China) - Thin pancakes filled with slices of crispy roasted duck, cucumber, and spring onions, served with hoisin sauce, a popular Chinese dish.

87. Lamb Rogan Josh (India) - A spicy Kashmiri curry made with tender lamb cooked in a rich sauce of yogurt, tomatoes, onions, and aromatic spices like cardamom, cloves, and cinnamon.

88. Pork Belly (International) - Succulent and fatty pork belly slow-roasted until crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, served with sauces, vegetables, or grains.

89. Sauerbraten (Germany) - A pot roast marinated in a mixture of vinegar, water, spices, and seasonings, then slow-cooked until tender, typically served with potato dumplings and red cabbage.

90. Chicken Paprikash (Hungary) - Chicken stewed in a creamy sauce flavored with paprika, onions, and sour cream, served over dumplings or egg noodles, a traditional Hungarian dish.

91. Beef Wellington (United Kingdom) - Tender beef tenderloin wrapped in puff pastry with mushroom duxelles and prosciutto, baked until golden and served with a rich demi-glace.

92. Beef Bourguignon (France) - A hearty beef stew cooked in red wine and beef broth, flavored with onions, carrots, garlic, and herbs, a classic French comfort food dish.

93. Porchetta (Italy) - Roasted pork belly rolled with herbs, garlic, and spices, resulting in tender and flavorful meat, often served in sandwiches or as a main course.

94. Chicken Tandoori (India) - Chicken marinated in yogurt, lemon juice, and a blend of spices, then roasted in a tandoor (clay oven) until charred and tender, served with naan bread and chutney.

95. Beef Tamales (Mexico) - Corn masa dough filled with seasoned beef, wrapped in corn husks, and steamed until cooked through, served with salsa or mole sauce, a traditional Mexican dish.

96. Pork Chops (International) - Thick-cut pork chops seasoned with herbs and spices, grilled, pan-fried, or baked until juicy and tender, served with sauces or accompaniments.

97. Beef Bulgogi (South Korea) - Thinly sliced beef marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, garlic, and pepper, then grilled or stir-fried until caramelized and tender, served with rice and kimchi.

98. Chicken Cacciatore (Italy) - Chicken braised in a flavorful tomato sauce with onions, garlic, bell peppers, mushrooms, and herbs, served with pasta or crusty bread, a classic Italian comfort food dish.

99. Beef Empanadas (Latin America/Spain) - Flaky pastry turnovers filled with seasoned ground beef, onions, olives, and spices, baked or fried until golden and crispy, a popular street food dish.

100. Pork Belly Bao Buns (China/Taiwan) - Steamed buns filled with slices of tender, melt-in-your-mouth pork belly, pickled vegetables, and hoisin sauce, a popular Taiwanese street food.

This expanded list offers a diverse array of meat dishes from various cultures and regions, showcasing the richness and complexity of international cuisine. Each dish is unique in its flavors, ingredients, and preparation methods, contributing to the culinary tapestry of our world.

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