24 International Recipes To Celebrate The Fifa World Cup

Spread out a buffet of your favorite team’s most popular dishes! Enjoy winner World Cup themed recipes for Swiss Raclette, Korean Rice Balls, Brazilian Coxinhas, American Hot Wings, and more.

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photo collage of world cup recipes.

Get ready to feast your way around the globe and celebrate the biggest soccer tournament in the world.

IN THIS POST: Everything you need to make World Cup Party Recipes

Group A

QatarChicken Shawarma Pizza is a Middle Eastern-style pizza that contains an Arabian marinated spiced chicken baked in the oven. And it has toppings of black olives, red onion and it is drizzled with yogurt garlic sauce.

chicken shawarma pizza on a plate.

The Netherlands – This Appeltaart combines all the fall flavors of apples and cinnamon in a pastry. A delicious pie that you can share with your guests.

dutch appeltaart on a table.

Group B

USA – These delicious Crispy Baked Hot Wings are the perfect recipe to serve up at game time!

a plate of oven baked hot wings.

Iran – These Persian Walnut Cookies are easy to bake, and naturally gluten free. They have a great flavor and texture, perfect for a cookie plate.

Wales – Welsh Rarebit (aka Welsh Rabbit) is a classic British dish of smooth, velvety, and savory cheese sauce that’s broiled on toasted bread. It’s hearty, satisfying comfort food that whips up in just 10 minutes.

welsh rarebit on a baking tray.

England – This easy recipe for Coronation Chicken is full of flavour. Creamy from rich mayo, sweet, and spicy, it is a dish fit for royalty. Enjoy this classic in sandwiches and salads.

a plate of coronation chicken salad.

Group C

MexicoStir up many layers of flavor in this recipe for Sopa de Lima a chicken lime tortilla soup from the Yucatan state in Mexico. A healthy sopa recipe will be a hit at your party. Soup for the soul!

Serve it up in these super cute Mexican-themed bowls.

sopa de lima in a bowl.

Argentina – These irresistible Argentinian Alfajores are soft, sweet, and crumbly shortbread sandwich cookies filled with dulce de leche. They are so soft they melt in your mouth. Add them to your dessert table for your World Cup event!

a plate of alfajores cookies.

Poland – Forget the average potato salad and try this instead! Surówka (pronounced suˈrufka) is Polish sauerkraut, carrot, and apple salad that’s perfect for a party. Best of all, it’s a raw salad so there’s no cooking involved.

Group D

FranceClafoutis (pronounced kläfo͞oˈtē) is a cherry treat from the Limousin region of southern France. Delicious baked cherries nestled in fluffy custard will have your guests clamoring for seconds.

Australia – Traditional Australian Cookie, these Chewy Anzac Biscuits are a coconutty delight!

a plate of anzac cookies.

Denmark – These Danish pork meatballs known as Frikadeller are so delicious, versatile, and easy to make. Can be made smaller for the perfect finger food for a party. 

frikadeller in a bowl.

Group E

Spain – How does a sizzling platter of garlicky, seafoody goodness sound? Grab some crusty bread for sopping and whip up this famous Spanish tapa, Gambas al Ajillo.

gambas al ajillo in a dish.

Japan – Crispy Rice Sushi made in an air fryer! Add any toppings you like. This crunchy rice sushi makes the best party finger food.

An Air Fryer is a super useful kitchen tool and perfect for making party nibbles.

a plate of crispy rice sushi.

Germany – Learn how to make German Frikadellen – a flavorful meat patty that is a cross between a meatball and a burger. Delicious served hot or cold.

frikadellen on a plate.

Group F

MoroccoZaalouk is an amazingly delicious eggplant dish from Morocco. It’s typically used as a dip and perfect for a party.

Don’t forget the Pita Chips to go along with it.

a bowl of zaalouk.

Croatia – These Balkan beef and lamb kebabs have become a family favorite and grill up perfectly when you are looking to break away from the norm at your World Cup party.

Canada – Nanaimo Bars are a classic Canadian three layer treat you will fall in love with! These chocolate-covered bars are just waiting to conquer the world the same way as they did their home country! 

Belgium – These Mini Biscoff Cheesecakes with Biscoff Whipped Cream topping are a decadent and delicious little treat that is great for a party.

cheesecakes on a plate.

Group G

Brazil Coxinhas are crispy chicken croquettes that are a popular street food choice in Brazil. Perfect appetizer recipe for your World Cup party.

coxinhas on a plate cut in half.

Switzerland – Perfect for parties and sharing with friends. Add Raclette to your world cup party menu. It is easy, fun, and delicious!

Make the party more festive with your own Raclette Grill!

raclette trays on a table.

Group H

South Korea – Jumeokbap, or Korean Rice Balls, are perfect for a party! Make easy rice balls stuffed with ground beef bulgogi in just 30 minutes. 

korean rice balls on a plate.

Portugal – This Spicy Portuguese Shrimp is a fusion of Portuguese and African flavors. The dish is packed with flavor from the sautéed onion and garlic, with a hint of spice from the African Peri Peri, and a hint of Mediterranean flair. 

UruguayChivito is a steak sandwich of epic proportions. This national dish of Uruguay is topped with grilled steak, ham, bacon, melted mozzarella cheese, diced olives, lettuce, tomato, and topped off with an optional fried egg. 

chivito sandwich on a plate.

Enjoy the tournament everyone! I hope your team enjoys success.

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  1. This is such a great list. I really enjoy trying new foods from different places. Most of the time I wish I’d discovered them sooner!

  2. As a man of the world and in honor of the FIFA WORLD CUP I cannot wait to try your Crispy Rice Sushi in my air fryer no less! Thanks for sharing!

  3. I am loving so many of these recipes; such a delicious round up! Looking forward to serving these for game days, indeed!

  4. Everything looks so delicious and love the wide variety of flavors! This will be perfect for the upcoming holiday season to entertain family and friends!

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