Who slams on the breaks for a good food truck? We’ve got a round up of crave-crazy recipes from the best food bloggers that can be made at home to satisfy your ultimate food truck cravings. From tasty + bold sandwiches to indulgent bites and bowls.
Oh, and we’ve even covered food on a stick.
Food Truck Inspired Recipes You Can Make at Home
I love food trucks. There is something adventurous about eating outside the brick and mortar restaurant. Of course, food trucks aren’t new. They have been around for years, serving up meals all over town to the busy people of the world. These days, however, food trucks have stepped up their game and are slinging new flavor combinations, wild recipes, and cultural food fusion that is hard to beat.
A few of our favorite food blogs have created delicious recipes worthy of any gourmet food truck. To get each recipe, simply click on the title or the picture to visit their page.
Sandwiches, Sliders + Such
She had me at sticky. Wow, look at this delish Asian style pork burger. Makes me wanna sink my teeth into at least one. Or two. (Don’t judge.)
My fave part about food truck food? It is usually pretty portable and extremely tasty. Like these traditional-style spicy chicken empanadas. I can already taste that steamy-hot filling in that perfect crust.
You cannot possibly make me believe that this is not the ultimate lobster roll sandwich right here. Forget the food truck, make this legit recipe at home.
Now this is my kind of grilled cheese sandwich. The fresh herbaceous pesto, a tangy tomato, on ooey-gooey cheese and buttery toast.
Classic food truck, right here. My mouth is watering thinking about those golden, caramelized onions on top of a beef patty and topped with melty cheese on rye. Sigh.
I absolutely love this idea of your favorite gyro flavors and creamy, fresh tzatziki sauce in slider form. Can’t wait to try this recipe.
This is literally a trip around the world, and this Vietnamese-inspired recipe for chicken banh mi sliders looks so good. Great for parties, don’t you think?
She sees your slider bun, and she raises you these amazing-looking buffalo sliders on sweet potato “buns”. Great for anyone cutting down on carbs. 100% yum.
These. Look. Fire!!! I can literally taste the bursting pineapple in every bite of these tasty Asian Shrimp Burgers. And look at the sear on these bad boys.
Every region of Japan is famous for their own version of Okonomiyaki, and the Hiroshima version looks very tasty to me. With layers of savory pancakes, yakisoba noodles, cabbage and more, this recipe is an explosion of traditional Japanese flavor.
The combination of signature Cuban sandwich ingredients on a buttery slider bun has my taste buds ramped up. I will definitely be making this recipe soon.
The combination of savory lamb, tangy feta, and the bursting fresh minted tomato salsa has me intrigued. This burger is certainly worthy of any gourmet food truck.
I am digging the fusion of flavor on this veggie-friendly sandwich. Don’t skip the marinade or the pickled veggies.
This sandwich has creaminess, crunch, color and all on a wholesome bread.
Classic Italian flavor on toasted, soft bread topped with tender, pulled pork and topped with peppers. Oh yeah, this is all me.
Bites + Sides
Gah! Talk about hitting all of my little girl comfort high notes here. Loads of homemade sloppy joe sauce on crispy fries …and cheese, too?? The ultimate!
One of my personal favorite recipes on the blog, this addictive appetizer starts with crisp oven-roasted potatoes and is topped with a to-die-for homemade tomato sauce. Every bite is a mouthful of nom nom flavor, and you’ll be begging for more.
I would straight up elbow some people out of the food truck line to get my grubby paws on these delicious chicken wings.
Yep, Erica needs a food truck, and I’m driving it. Wow at this flavor combination. The perfect bite!
Learn how to make authentic Japanese street food in your own kitchen with this step-by-step recipe on how to make takoyaki oyster balls.
Loving these tasty little baked chicken meatballs, and can’t wait to make these for the family. Excuse me while I jump face first into that sauce, tho!
Get the ultimate recipe for slow cooker Korean Short Ribs with just 5 minutes of prep work. These look like they will fall right off of the bone. I’m so hungry!
Like this Round Up of Recipe Ideas? Here are more:
There’s probably no street food that I love more than Mexican Street Corn, and this salad takes it a step further into bowl format. Cannot wait to make this recipe soon to satisfy my food truck cravings.
This is a must-try recipe for a bowl of delish flavors. Coconut and shrimp together served on creamy risotto, sign me up.
Get your Pho Fix without every leaving the house with this fast + tasty take on a classic food truck item.
Fresh, fresh and fresh. This easy and spicy recipe for shrimp ceviche looks super-yum.
Satisfy those noodle cravings and enjoy bowl after bowl of traditional yakisoba.
The big, bold flavors in this beef bulgogi recipe put this at the top of food truck yums to try.
Tacos + Similar
Crispy + cheesy? Sign me up. These delicious hand-held quesaritos look so tasty, don’t they?
One bite into these perfectly seasoned burrito wraps of bluefin tuna and you will be hooked for life.
All the flavor is right here in this crave-worthy recipe for fish tacos. The combo of sweet mango and spicy sriracha will have your taste buds singing.
Garlic shrimp with lime + salt tossed cabbage and cilantro sauce really wow you with fresh flavor.
Pork belly, get in MY belly. These hand-held tasty tacos are loaded with Brazilian-inspired flavor for bite after bite of delicious. Don’t skip the homemade chimichurri sauce.
The jerk spice and sweet salsa marry for a tasty flavor combo that will be a hit at your next party. Plus they are easy to make.
I love the fact that these little snack shack tacos are baked to get that signature crispy shell.
We are so in love with everything about this recipe. The savory spices, bright colors, and hearty strips of portobello mushrooms.
Food on Sticks
The flavors in this recipe for satay are outrageous. The spicy peanut sauce looks so dippable, I can’t want to try it. Is dippable a word? I don’t know. But it should be.
Can anyone really resist a great corn dog? Savory frankfurter on the inside with a sweet, corn batter on the outside, corn dogs are a food truck classic. Loving this mini version you can make at home.
The chicken in this recipe looks so tender, and the spices in the recipe are spot on. This is exactly the type of food I expect to get from a great food truck.
Grilled to perfection, this recipe for pork tenderloin satay style has my gears turning! Time for me to fire up the grill.