Australia is one of the most beautiful countries/continents. It is famous for its natural wonders, beaches, and deserts. It has some of the best architecture in the world. It is a vibrant place and a very popular tourist attraction. Australia has a very rich and authentic cuisine which is one of its kind in the world. Here is a list of top Australian dishes that are just mouth-watering.
1. Kangaroo Meat
Kangaroo Meat is a staple food in Australia. Many dishes are cooked with this. It has an earthy, bold, and savoury flavor, making it special. It can be served in salad, with rice, or vegetables. Noodles, samdwiches, sausage rolls etc. can be made from Kangaroo Meat.
2. Barbecue Snag
Barbecue snags are traditional Australian sausages. They are thick with a usually mild flavor. They are made up of beef, pork, garlic, and onions. They are usually served with mashed potatoes, salad, chutney, and grilled onions. They are a must at any barbecue party in Australia.
3. Crocodile Meat
As wierd as it may sound, crocodile meat eaten in Australia. It is not as popular as kangaroo Meat, but is still a delicacy. It has a delicate flavor with good nutritional value. A variety of dishes are prepared with crocodile meat because of its popularity and satisfying taste.
4. Sydney Rock Oyster
Rock oysters are a popular delicacy in Australia. It is a popular sea food. The oysters are carefully shucked and looked for any small pieces of shell or grit. Oysters are placed over the rock salt in any large platter and the dressing of shallot and vinegar is served on it. It tastes marvellous!
5. Emu Meat
Emu Meat is gaining popularity in Australia. It tastes similar to any other meat but has a high iron and low fat content which makes it better for any meal. It is cooked with vegetables and served with red wine. It is a good option to try among different meat.
6. Continental Roll
Continental Roll is a traditional Australian sandwich, influenced by Italian cuisine. The bread roll is crusty and chewy which is filled with cheese, many condiments, and Italian cold cuts, although some have Australian ingredients as well. They are usually found at lunch bars.
7. Fritz And Sauce
Fritz and Sauce is a classic and traditional Australian sandwich. It is made with two slices of bread, tomato sauce, and fritz, which is a kind of meat consisting of beef, lamb, and pork trimmings. The bread is covered with butter and topped with fritz. It is a delicious dish, loved especially by children.
8. Fish ‘N Chips
Fish ‘N Chips is a popular dish in Australia. The fish is coated with a batter of beer which is light and golden. Hot chips or potatoes scallops are served which are coated in salt and vinegar. Traditionally it was served with tartar sauce but nowadays it is served with Thai sweet chilli sauce. It is a quick snack that can be made easily at home.
9. Chicken Parmigiana
Chicken Parmigiana is a very popular pub food in Australia and is locally known as Chicken Parmy. It consosts of crumbed chicken breasts, covered in a rich tomato sauce and a lot of cheese. It is topped with fresh basil and has a lovely Mediterranean flavor.
10. Sausage Roll
Sausage rolls are fresh and fluffy and are a delicious snack. Puff pastry sheets, breadcrumbs, and milk are the main ingredients for this recipe. Minced garlic, paprika, salt and pepper are added to give it an authentic flavor. An egg wash is added to give a golden, delicious crust.
11. Moreton Bay Bug
Moreton Bay Bug is a delicate recipe popular all over Australia. It is a deep-fried recipe made with potato flour. Vegetables and spices are added make it more flavorful. It is a unique and delicious food dish.
12. Halal Snack Pack
Halal Snack Pack is a popular Australian fast food dish. It consists of doner kebab meat and chips which are halal-certified. The pack also contains different types of sauces like garlic, Chilli, and barbecue. Some of them also have cheese, jalapeños, yogurt, tabbouleh and hummus.
13. Prawn Cocktail
It is a seafood dish popular in Australia. It is made with banana prawns, iceberg lettuce, avocado, tomato sauce, and virgin olive oil. Lemon, salt, and pepper are added to taste. It has a unique flavor and a delicious taste. It is served in a glass with prawns and cocktail sauce.
14. Carpetbag Steak
Carpetbag Steak is a grilled steak of beef which has a pocket filled with oysters. Breadcrumbs, lemon, butter, and chives are the main ingredients. Salt and pepper are added to taste. It is a popular Australian recipe garnished with watercress, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper.
Barramundi fish is a famous and delicious recipe in Australia. It has a lovely flavor and is also good for health. It is seered lightly on both sides and served with lemon and butter sauce which give it a light and refreshing flavor.
16. Meat Pie
Meat pie is a popular dish in Australia where it is known as Aussie Pie. Its main ingredients are beef, onion, flour, tomato sauce, and eggs. Salt, pepper, and sauces are added to taste. This is an iconic dish and is mainly eaten as a snack.
17. Chiko Roll
Chiko Roll is a savoury snack from Australia. Chicken, cornflour, eggs, and veggies are the main ingredients in this recipe. The ingredients are mixed together and placed on the spring roll wrappers which are then deep-fried. It is a mouth-watering dish, served with tomato sauce.
18. Dagwood Dog
Dagwood Dog is a traditional Australian hot dog. It consists of hot dog on a stick that is dipped in batter and then deep-fried. It is made more tasty by dipping it in tomato sauce before serving. It is also referred to as Pluto Pup and Dippy Dog based on the region.
19. Iced VoVo
Iced VoVo is a popular Australian wheat flour biscuit or shortbread. It is topped with two strips of pink fondant and has a strip of raspberry jam. It has coconut sprinkled all over it. It is a delicious treat and eaten as a quick snack.
Cruffin is a typical Australian pastry. It is a combination of croissant and muffin. It follows the same recipe and prepared just like a croissant but is baked inside a muffin cup. It can be eaten as it is or with cream, jelly, chocolate, Nutella, or fruits.