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Street Food Without the Street! Cooking Street Food at Home

We all know that street food is awesome and the explosion of food trucks across the country just shows how much we are all loving it. While a big part of enjoying street food is the experience of where we are eating it, whether in your hometown or in a country far away, it is possible to bring some of that magic home! Forget traveling, street food at home is entirely possible and just as delicious. Next time you enjoy some great street food, let it be an inspiration to you in your own kitchen. Go home and try to figure out the recipe so you can enjoy it time and again! Not feeling up to the task of creating your own recipes? Let this collection of recipes get your creative juices flowing! Who knows, you may end up wanting to start your own food cart business!

  • Cooking Street Food at Home! 1 of 16
    Street Food at Home

    You don't have to leave the house to enjoy amazing street food! Let's get cooking!

  • Spiced Shawarma Chicken Wraps 2 of 16
    mid-east chicken wraps

    This Middle Eastern fare is filled with all kinds of amazing spices, and when you have this wrap in hand you'll be able to imagine walking through the markets in the Middle East!

    Make Spiced Shawarma Chicken Wraps

  • Mexican Style Corn on the Cob 3 of 16
    mexican corn on the cob

    This traditional Mexican street fare is creamy, cheesy deliciousness with a kick!

    Make Mexican Style Corn on the Cob

  • Fried Oreos 4 of 16
    fried oreo recipe

    This recipe for homemade fried oreos will have your crowds cheering!

    Make Homemade Fried Oreos

  • Rajas Con Queso 5 of 16
    mexican street food tacos

    When Kristen came home from a trip to Mexico, all she could think about were these tacos. She put her mind to it and figured out a recipe that is both easy and relatively healthy...and just as delicious as the original tacos from the Mexican streets!

    Make Rajas Con Queso

  • Pork and Chicken Sosatie from South Africa 6 of 16
    South African Sosatie

    These pork and chicken kabobs with apricots and onions are so good you'll think you're eating them straight off a food truck in LA...or South Africa!

    Make Pork and Chicken Sosatie

  • Cinnamon Churros 7 of 16
    homemade churros

    I believe that my first experience with "street food" was churros at Disneyland. I remember thinking they were maybe the most delicious thing I had ever tasted. I've never even dreamed of making them at home and am excited for this recipe!

    Make Cinnamon Churros

  • Crockpot Korean Beef Tacos 8 of 16
    homemade korean beef tacos

    Korean BBQ food trucks are taking over the US, and with good reason! This recipe not only brings the beef tacos home but has you using a crockpot to do it!

    Make Crockpot Korean Beef Tacos

  • Tek-Tek Noodles + More! 9 of 16
    indonesian street noodles

    goop created their own collection of amazing street food recipes, including these tek-tek noodles from Indonesia. 

    Click here for the Tek-Tek Noodles recipe as well other great street food recipes, including Buckwheat Crepes and Papaya Salad

  • Infamous Kogi Korean BBQ Tacos 10 of 16
    kogi beef tacos

    I've never eaten off of a food truck in LA, but I've still heard of the Kogi beef tacos! Now you can create the legend at home, whether you've had the real deal or not!

    Make Infamous Kogi Beef Tacos

  • Soft Guinness Pretzels with Sea Salt 11 of 16
    homemade soft pretzels

    Soft pretzels are another ubiquitous street food! These soft pretzels have a Guinness twist to shake things up!

    Make Guinness Pretzels with Sea Salt

  • Socca 12 of 16
    French socca

    Kalyn has worked hard to perfect the recipe for socca, French flatbread panckaes, and it looks like she's done it!

    Make Socca

  • Spicy Baked Chicken Tenders 13 of 16
    spicy chicken tenders

    These spicy baked chicken tenders look and sound amazing, and there are no fryers involved, making them healthier than what you would get on the street.

    Make Spicy Baked Chicken Tenders

  • Homemade Funnel Cake 14 of 16
    homemade funnel cake

    What? You can make funnel cake at home? I'm in!

    Make Funnel Cake

  • Beef and Cheese Empanadas 15 of 16
    beef and cheese empanada recipe

    Empanadas are a perfect street food filling, delicious and easy to eat while walking around! This recipe for savory empanadas looks especially delicious!

    Make Beef and Cheese Empanadas

  • Need More Street Food Recipes? 16 of 16
    food trucks cookbook

    When I learned about this cookbook on Babble, I immediately headed to Amazon! Food Trucks: Dispatches and Recipes from the Best Kitchens on Wheels is a street food lover's dream cookbook and will keep you busy in the kitchen for a long time to come!

    Buy Food Trucks

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