Food we love with Riesling

Get recipes and find out which cuisines taste best with this versatile wine

Bacon Deviled Eggs

Bacon Deviled Eggs

James Carrier

Riesling is hands-down the best food wine in the world. Its balance of intense acidity, minerality, and fruit makes it an especially good match for spicy foods and the mix of ethnic flavors popular in the West.

CUISINES

Almost all Asian (Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese, and Indian); Southwestern; barbecue

SPECIFIC FOODS

Barbecued ribs and chicken

Cheese (especially asiago, cheddar, gorgonzola, gouda, gruyère)

Chicken

Chicken satay

Corned beef

Crab

Cured meats (salami of all kinds)

Dolmas

Eggplant

Eggs (deviled, frittatas, omelets, quiches)

Enchiladas (chicken and seafood)

Fried chicken

Green vegetables

Grilled fruit (apricots, peaches, pineapple)

Guacamole

Ham

Indian curries (chicken, seafood)

Onion rings

Plantains

Pork (especially pulled pork)

Root vegetables (rutabagas, turnips, yams)

Salads

Sausages (especially pork and poultry) 

Shellfish of all kinds (lobster, prawns, scallops)

Sushi (especially with pickled ginger)

Tandoori chicken

Tomato chutney

Veal

 

RECIPES PAIRED WITH RIESLING:

BONE-DRY RIESLING

Braised Belgian Endive au Gratin

Potato, Leek, and Mushroom Gratin

Chicken Piccata

Chicken Stew with Olives and Lemon

Halibut Stew with Olives and Lemon

Smoked Trout Enchiladas

BARELY OFF-DRY RIESLING

Egg and cheese dishes

Asparagus and Prosciutto Strata

Crab and Mushroom Strata

Wild Mushroom-Egg Bake

Country Ham Gratin

Bacon Deviled Eggs

Salads

Deviled Crab Louis

Shiitake-Ginger Pasta Salad with Radicchio

Chopped Endive Salad with Smoked Salmon

Rice Salad with Ham and Tomatoes

Curried Dishes

Coconut-Curry Seafood Crêpes

Coconut-Curry Chicken

Curried Salmon Cakes

Curried Mussels with Oven Frites

Pan-Roasted Fish with Thai Curry Sauce

Tuna with Coconut-Curry Sauce

More Seafood

Farfalle and Shrimp

Salmon Cakes with Cilantro-Ginger Aioli

Spicy Ponzu Salmon on Greens

Sushi

Hand-Rolled Sushi

Smoked Salmon Sushi Salad

Southwestern And Mexican

La Taqueria Carnitas

Chile Verde

Green Chile-Chicken Stew

Spinach and Crab Enchiladas

Chicken Enchiladas with Salsa Verde

FAIRLY SWEET RIESLING

Salads and vegetables

Beet and Fennel Salad with Fried Capers

Braised Carrots with Orange and Capers

Southeast Asian

Pad Thai

Coconut-Chicken Satay Salad

Minced Chicken Satay

Pork Satay

Green Chicken Curry

Chinese

Sweet-and-sour chicken-apricot skewers

Sweet and Sour Pork

Best-Ever Chinese Chicken Salad

Soup and salad

Curried Butternut-Squash Soup with Crab

Dolmas Salad

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