Our pick of the best, most fantastically unique chicken dishes from South and Central America make for the ultimate dining experience. Juicy, tender chicken is cooked in a variety of traditional methods with delightful spices and herbs, topped and served with sides that are simply to-die-for. Ready to jump into some enticing chicken dishes from all over the region? Check out our guide to the best of the best served all over the UK, from Manchester to Leeds.
1. Spicy Malagueta Chicken - Leeds
First up on our list of mouth-watering chicken dishes is the Spicy Malagueta Chicken from Cabana Rio. Cabana's most popular dish features thick chunks of tender chicken breast heavily marinated in a fiery hot and spicy Malagueta chilli sauce, then grilled to perfection on an open flame. Served alongside a cool, refreshing coconut slaw, the Spicy Malagueta Chicken delivers an uplifting and indulging burst of juicy flavours with each bite. This spicy number is guaranteed to hit the spot and have any chilli enthusiast craving more!
2. Chicken Taco - Loughborough
We can't stop there with must-try South American street food though... Let's look at the Chicken Taco from Plan Burrito in Loughborough. A timeless classic, the chicken taco is a beloved street food that will perk you up any time of the day and keep your tummy warm no matter the weather. The chicken tacos at Plan Burrito consist of succulent chicken drenched with tingly spices heaped into your choice of a 12-inch soft tortilla wrap, three classic-sized small tacos or even a naked taco for the carb-counters. A quick, enticing and satisfying dish makes these tacos the most popular street food in Mexico for good reason!
3. Chicken and Pulled Pork BBQ - High Wycombe
True masters of the art of smoking, grilling and serving up exquisite BBQ dishes, Bluegrass has achieved awards for its astounding dishes of all kinds. The Chicken and Pulled Pork tray is a monstrously large dish filled to the brim with tender chicken and pork cooked the traditional way to ensure guaranteed satisfaction with every bite. Their classic "Boston Butt" pulled pork is smoked for over 16 hours and coated with a savoury Carolina sauce to ensure the ultimate flavour impact! The smoked chicken is grilled with an indulgent dirty mayo sauce, making this combo an absolute must-try from Bluegrass BBQ.
4. Tinga De Pollo - Manchester
This one will have you ordering up more right away! The Tinga De Pollo from Burrito Picante is rich in flavour and truly appetizing. Their thick-braised chicken breast is stuffed into a deliciously fresh flour tortilla then drizzled with a spicy chipotle sauce to deliver a simple, classic and absolutely ravishing burrito. Offering the authentic palette of Mexican cuisine and a world of flavour with every bite, the Tinga De Pollo oozes with juicy, tender deliciousness - easily earning a top recommendation on our guide to the UK's finest!
5. Garlic Lime Chicken Burrito - Chester
Growing up only a little way from Mexico, Mama K was raised on her fair share of Mexican food, and it's clearly evident in her heart-filled dishes. The Garlic Lime Chicken Burrito is a big piece of heaven filled to the brim with delicious and fresh ingredients. A tasty tortilla is stuffed with a gorgeous coriander lime rice, pinto beans with fresh and crunchy peppers and onions, heavily satisfying queso melted cheese and your choice of salsa ranging from a mild and slightly tingling Pico De Gallo to a fiery hot Roasted Salsa. A burrito packed and bursting with flavour and satisfaction, the Garlic Lime Chicken is an absolute must-try from Mama K's own kitchen!
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