The cuisine of Niue - Oceania

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The foods of Niue

Niue is an island in the Southern Pacific, mostly inhabited by Polynesians.
The plantations are mostly filled with manioc, taro and breadfruit, but banana trees can be found. The wide range of exotic plants in Niue includes taros, pawpaw, coconuts, bananas, yams, cassavas and breadfruits: All are intensively used in the local cuisine.
The most significant ingredient when discussing the Niue's recipes are the fish and the vegetables. The staple ingredient is fish. Fish is consumed roasted, grilled, raw, and in soups or stews. There is a wide spectrum of edible and enjoyable fish species: tuna (ahi), dolphinfish (mahi mahi), parrot fish (pakati), barracuda (ono), coconut crabs and crayfish.
In less populated areas, people prefer to eat vegetable meals, like taro roots or manioc.
Nane Pia is one of the few food specialties of the island. It is a translucent porridge made from arrowroot and coconut, and has a thick slimy texture. The taste can be described as somewhat bland with a hint of coconut.
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The types of Cuisines in Niue are influenced by:
The regional cuisine Appetizer recipes coming soon
Main recipes coming soon
Side dishes recipes coming soon
Dessert recipes coming soon
Asian - See the recipes

Appetizer recipes

Asian shrimp with pineapple relish Black bean and corn wontons Coconut shrimp with sweet chili sauce Edamame hummus with spiced pita chips Tuna tartare with grapefruit vinaigrette and sorbet

Main recipes

Asian-style halibut in parchment Broiled gingered chicken Broiled salmon fillets in a horseradish-ginger crust Brown rice and chicken stir fry with edamame and walnuts Coconut-ginger shrimp Glazed salmon bundles with sesame bok choy Nasi goreng Oriental lemon chicken Spicy edamame burgers Spicy peanut chicken Sticky tofu stir-fry Thai pasta salad with shrimp and vegetables Tomato stack salad Side dishes recipes coming soon

Dessert recipes

Cinnamon ice cream with satin cinnamon chocolate sauce Coconut cream pie Fijian cassava cake Meringues with ginger ice cream and chocolate
China - See the recipes Appetizer recipes coming soon

Main recipes

Chow yuk General tso chicken Honey-hoisin grilled lamb chops Singapore noodles recipe Steamed bbq pork buns Stir-fried chicken and cashew nuts Stir-fried chicken thighs Stir-fried pork tenderloin Stuffed Chinese chicken wings Sweet and sour pork Side dishes recipes coming soon
Dessert recipes coming soon

Cooking in Niue