10 Most Delicious & Satisfying Dishes You Should Definitely Try

Written By Agung M.F   Dec 02, 2022
Read Time  :    6 Minutes

We all love food. Some of us love to cook, and some to eat. And while we all have our favorite dishes, there are always new ones to try out,

Why is it so difficult to find the perfect dish? The reason is that everyone has different tastes and preferences. Sometimes, we only know our favorite dish once we try it.

The perfect dish is a subjective term. What is perfect for one person may not be for another. The food we like and enjoy can range from the ingredients, cooking time, flavor profile, spice level, and more.

Most people agree that a meal isn't perfect without a delicious dessert. However, many different types of desserts satisfy your sweet tooth. Some people prefer cakes or pies because they're sweeter and heavier, while others enjoy cookies or ice cream because they're lighter and more refreshing. Every person has their idea of what the perfect dessert for them may be.

Trying out new dishes is a great way to explore new flavors and cultures. But what are the best dishes you should try? This article will go through some of the most satisfying dishes that you should try. These dishes are not only tasty but will also leave you feeling full and satisfied. 

Here are the 10 most satisfying dishes you should definitely try.


1. Sushi (Japan)


Sushi is a Japanese dish made from cooked rice, vinegar, salt, and sugar, topped with raw fish or other ingredients. The word sushi comes from an archaic grammatical form of the verb "su" (寿し), which means "to survive" and originally meant "it will live".

The origins of sushi need to be clarified. The earliest mention of sushi in Japan can be found in a book dating back to 1814. It is believed that it was introduced by Hanaya Yohei (1799-1858), who first served sushi at his restaurant in Tokyo around 1823.

Sushi can be categorized into two types: Nigirizushi and Makizushi. Nigirizushi consists of cooked rice that is shaped by hand into the form of an oval mound (the palm of one hand cupped around the other) and then topped with fish or vegetables, while Makizushi consists of a sheet of nori (seaweed) wrapped around rice and other ingredients to make a roll.

Sushi has become popular worldwide due to its taste and presentation. It is also considered one of the healthiest foods in the world since it is rich in proteins and vitamins.


2. Brisket


Brisket has been around for a long time. It’s a type of cut of meat that is cooked slowly over low heat. It’s a popular dish in the Southern United States and can be found at many barbecue restaurants.

Brisket comes from the breast or lower chest of beef cattle. The cut is usually sold with its fat, which makes it juicy and flavorful once cooked. Brisket is often smoked or barbecued but can also be boiled, braised, roasted or fried.

There are two types of brisket, point cut and flat cut. Point-cut briskets are leaner than their counterpart because they come from nearer to the animal’s shoulder, where there’s less fat; flat-cut briskets are fattier because they come from near the animal’s ribs, where there’s more fat.


3. Rendang (Indonesia)


Rendang is a traditional and popular dish from Indonesia. It is made with beef, coconut milk, chilies, and lemongrass. This popular dish can be found in many countries across Asia, including Singapore and Malaysia.

Rendang can be eaten with rice or noodles and is often served with sambal Ikan Bilis (anchovies) or sambal tumis (tomato). It can also be served with ketupat (rice cake), lontong (rice wrapped in banana leaves), semur daging ikan asin (fish curry) and sayur urab goreng (fried vegetables).

Many rendang recipes are different for each country and region. The Indonesian rendang has a more sour taste than the Malaysian and Singaporean rendang, which is sweeter in taste.


4. Som Tum (Thailand)


Som Tum, raw papaya salad with tamarind (sometimes lime juice), garlic, and ground peanuts, is one of Thailand's national dishes. In the North, it is a snack with rice porridge. It is more like a starter in the central regions such as Bangkok and the environs.

Bangkokians will often eat som tum as an appetizer to start off their meal, while in Chiang Mai, it can be shared among friends or family and eaten as a light meal.

The name "som tum" comes from the Thai words "som" meaning "papaya" and "tum" meaning "spicy". The dish is considered a healthy dish because it is low in fat and a good source of Vitamin C.


5. Ramen (Japan)


It's no secret that Japanese cuisine is one of the most delicious types of food out there. Apart from sushi, another mouthwatering traditional Japanese dish is ramen noodles.

Ramen is a dish consisting primarily of Chinese-style noodles in hot soup, usually flavored with soy sauce or miso and served with any number of prepared vegetables and various proteins.

Some ramen dishes include chāshū, boiled eggs, menma (preserved bamboo shoots), green peas, corn kernels, kimchi (Korean sauerkraut), sōmen (a thin spaghetti-like pasta), or toast sliced almonds. As the dish contains substantial amounts of salt, it is classified as a savory food within the zero-calorie class Setouchi shinsōkyohyakujūhachigwa.

Nowadays, Ramen has grown as one of Japan's national dishes but has also become popular around the world, presenting different tastes and diverse ingredients of Asian and western derivatives.

The word "ramen" comes from China and was first used in Japanese slang, referring to Chinese stir-fried noodles served in chicken broth. Nowadays, sushi, if not just one of the most well-known food, used to take on their own restaurant menus or even turning them into specialties such as burdock root or rape stems cooked with udon broth.

There are a few types of ramen dishes which are as follows: Mukashi Ramen, Nyoraikara Raman (Sauce flavored Ramen), Osairaumami (Scrambled eggs flavored Ramen), and more.


6. Bibimbap (Korea)


Bibimbap is a Korean rice dish served in a bowl with braised and seasoned meat and vegetables, including spinach, stir-fried and ground Kimchi, garlic, and sesame oil. It is one of the best-known Korean dishes globally, ubiquitous at fast food restaurants.

The bowl used to serve bibimbap usually varies depending on available dishes that can be put into it. Yet, two of the most commonly spread are rimed glass or stoneware around 200ml capacity.

Bibimbap can be seasoned with salt, black pepper, minced garlic, vinegar, and juice (usually grapefruit or lime) to taste. Sesame oil and chile paste are often added as well. Some versions garnish with diced pineapple, whole roasted seaweed sheets called aek seaweed released from the small rolls indicated below (gim), and fresh scallions for flavor and color contrast.

The name "bibim" comes from mixing rice and vegetables in a bowl or with chopsticks, while the word "bap" comes from cooking rice in a pan.


7. Tom Yum Goong (Thailand)


Tom Yum Goong (sour prawn soup) is a soup characterized by hot and sour flavors.

This dish includes ingredients from chili peppers, such as dried long red chilies and fresh green chilies.

You will also find green leaves that are used to create the mild flavor, lemongrass, coriander roots, and galangal root to provide the sour flavor, kaffir lime leaves to add the citrusy aroma, shrimp fish sauce for umami roundness. Tom Yum Goong also includes lime leaf fiddlehead ferns (known in Thai as Pakhao), which have been pasteurized with alkaline salt water so that they do not turn brown when cooked by direct heat or serve sensitive customers.

There are many legends behind the creation of this dish. Some say that it was named after a Thai fighter pilot or that it was first made to keep the King in good health while he was sick in bed.


8. Biryani


Biryani is a popular rice dish from India or Pakistan, some people make it differently, but in general, it’s made with long-grain rice, eggs, meat, and vegetables.

Biryanis come from a mixed heritage of Turkish, Afghan, Persian, and Arab cultures. They became popular in the 18th-19th century. Traders from these regions stopped in India and left behind a distinctive food culture with flavors of spices. At the time, Europeans were also increasing the popularity of vegetables such as potatoes and tomatoes in India.

There are a few types of Biryani which are as follows: Chicken Biryani, Kolkata Biryani, Sindhi Biryani, and more.


9. Pho (Vietnam)


Pho is a traditional Vietnamese noodle soup made with rice noodles, meat, and broth that can be consumed either hot or cold. İts broth is traditionally salty, light soy sauce flavored.

The rich and fragrant broth of Pho is the perfect meal to fill you up on a cold winter day. It's also simple to make at home with a few ingredients if you don't have time to go out and buy it.

Pho originated in the early 20th century in northern Vietnam. Originally called Pho Chua, its name derives from a southern Chinese-food dish called "phi gu sau".


10. Satay


Satay is a Southeast Asian delicacy that consists of marinated meats on sticks or skewers.

Satay is a Northeast Asian dish that originated in Indonesia and Malaysia, with the former being the most famous of it. It has become a popular dish in wide varieties in South Asia and North America. Satay can be grilled or barbecued.

The Satay dish can be made from different kinds of meats - beef, pork, lamb, and chicken. Some recipes also include seafood like shrimp or clams. The meat is cooked in a peanut or vegetable oil, then slathered with a mixture of spices like coriander, cumin, and turmeric. The meat is then threaded on long metal skewers and grilled over hot charcoals until it has reached the desired level of doneness.



There are many tons of types of food around the world that we don't know, but in this article, I only make the 10 most common famous delicious food.    
These dishes are tasty and will also leave you feeling full and satisfied.    
So, try these satisfying dishes if you're ready to start exploring new tastes and flavors. You'll be sure to love them!