The cuisine of Yemen - Asia
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The foods of Yemen
Yemen's most famous dish is considered to be Saltah سلتة (also spelt Salta), and Yemeni lunch often consists of it. Ingredients are minced meat and vegetable (eggplant, tomato, okra or onion is mainly used, like Ratatouille in France), and cooked with heat on high, then finally Fenugreek (leaf) puree is topped on.
Chicken, goat, and lamb are the staple meats in Yemen. They are eaten more often than beef, which is expensive. Fish is also eaten, especially in the coastal areas. Cheese, butter, and other dairy products are less common in the Yemeni diet.
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Appetizer recipesAsian 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 recipesAsian-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 recipesCinnamon ice cream with satin cinnamon chocolate sauce Coconut cream pie Fijian cassava cake Meringues with ginger ice cream and chocolate
Cooking in Yemen
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