Today, we’re revealing the best Lebanese foods. Lebanese foods is bursting with fresh ingredients, delicious mezze appetizers, rich tastes, vivid colors and spices. But the best feature of this Middle Eastern cuisine is its hospitality. Lebanese foods are meant to be shared with friends, family, and even stranger.
Ingredients in Lebanese food:
Lamb is the most commonly used meat variety and it appears in many dishes like kafta, but chicken and beef are also found in many recipes. Additions like lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil are must if you want to recreate the flavors that make Lebanese food so unique and special. Fresh vegetables also find their way into dishes like tabbouleh and fattoush, making Lebanese food one of the healthiest on the planet.
Lebanese food, chickpeas Fattoush :
While the main dish has its own salad, but you can prepare the famous Lebanese salad, Fattoush.
Olive oil spray
1 tablespoon of sumac
2 tablespoons of lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 can of chickpea
500 g cherry tomatoes
2 cucumbers, 4 slices in length
2 chopped red chili peppers
6 chopped onions
1 cup of chopped parsley
1 cup of fresh mint
Grease the breads with a little olive oil spray and place on a tray of oven. Sprinkle half a teaspoon of sumac on them. Then put in the oven and bake for 10 to 12 minutes until golden. Remove them from oven and set aside. After cooled, cut them into small pieces.
Mix the lemon juice and olive oil in a small bowl.
Mix the chickpeas, tomatoes, cucumbers, red peppers, onions, parsley, mint, and remaining sumac in another bowl.
Pour the sauce over the salad and stir well. Taste it with a little pepper. Add the slices of bread and stir well.
Lebanese food, Tabbouleh:
6 pcs chicken fillets
2 garlic cloves, grated
1 tablespoon of sumac
1 tablespoon of coriander
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 cup of chicken water
1 cup of shredded parsley
1 cup of grits
Half a cup of mint
2 chopped onions
1 cup lemon juice
15 wooden skewers
Mix the chicken, garlic, sumac, coriander and half of the olive oil in a bowl. Add salt and pepper. Put the chickens inside a wooden skewer.
Choose a large pan. Pour oil and fry the chicken in the oil.fry each side for 5 to 7 minutes until golden. Remove from heat and set aside.
Boil the chicken water in a small pot. Remove from the heat and add the grits. Leave the pot for 5 minutes. use a fork to separate the seeds. Then rinse them and pour into bowl. Add parsley, mint, onion, tomato, olive oil and lemon juice and mix well. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
Pour the mixture into the dish you want to serve and place the skewers on it.
Thus dish should be hot and served with Greek yogurt and pita bread.
Lebanese food, Lebanese Meat Pies :
Sfeeha or Sfiha is pie-like Lebanese food (a similar dish is Turkish pide). The traditional version was made with ground mutton, whereas modern versions usually call for beef or lamb. Other toppings includes cheese, vegetables, and curd. Also, sfeehas used to be wrapped pies, whereas today they are round, open-face pies or folded into triangles.
Lebanese potato Salad :
Ordinary potato salad gets an exotic twist with the addition of tangy lemon vinaigrette and fresh mint. It’s quick, easy, vegan, dairy-free, and perfect for hot summer nights.
Laban, Lebanese Yogurt Sauce :
Laban is a cool and creamy yogurt sauce consisting of yogurt, mint, garlic and lemon juice. It’s a perfect addition to grilled meat dishes, fish like salmon, dolma, sfeeha pies, or tabbouleh. Absolutely refreshing.