Foods That Start With X

foods that start with x

Going through a hard time finding some recipes, ingredients, meals, or foods that start with X? Then you have come to the right place.

It is not likely for people like us, from the western part of the world to have foods, let alone words that start with the letter X. After doing some research, we have collected some meals, recipes, or foods that start with the letter X. We at the JarKitchen will continue to lecture you about food, cuisine, kitchen, and kitchen appliances at our page Kitchen101!

We assume you may have gotten bored and lazy already, so let us dive directly into it 🙂

1. Xalapa Punch

Xalapa Punch

This is a true gentleman’s cocktail that also looks really classy. It is made out of strong black tea, grated orange peel, sugar syrup, rum, calvados, dry red wine. Afterward, you can use sliced orange or lemon to garnish this beautiful looking cocktail. It is a total party starter which your friends will also like!

2. Xoi

Xoi sticky rice

Actually being written as Xôi, it is a dish from Vietnam. It is made of sticky rice and other ingredients along with seasoning of course. In some parts of Vietnam, people eat Xôi as the main dish. It is also popular around the world and a common on-the-go breakfast item! Be sure to check this one out if you happen to see one on the street.

3. Xi Gua Lao

Xi Gua Lao

Looking like a watermelon right? You are wrong. This is Xi Gua Lao and it is a specialty in Chinese Cuisine. You are totally wrong because there is also watermelon in it. This one is made out of watermelon, agar, cherries, vanilla powder, and sugar. You make a syrup out of agar, vanilla powder, and sugar. Then you mix it with watermelon juice and cherries to cook. The result is this awesome looking dessert!

4. Xinomavro Grapes

If you went to Greece in the past and had red wine, it was probably made out of Xinomavro Grapes. Wine made with these grapes age well thanks to their perfect acidity and tannin content. This can be combined with Negoska (Another type of red wine grape) to produce very fruity wines with high alcohol content.

5. Xanthia

This is an old-school cocktail from the past. But you can still see this sometimes at old bars. It is made of Gin, Cherry Brandy, Yellow Chartrubes, and ice cubes. You just stir them and voila! By the way, it is also a kind of moth and a goddess from Greek Mythology. Weird right?

6. Xavier Steak

Xavier Steak

Xavier steak is a very easy dish to make because it contains three basic ingredients that we all like. Those ingredients are steak, asparagus, and cheese. Some may argue that putting cheese on a steak would be a massacre, but we disagree. This is what the famous chef Gordon Ramsay always says “Delicious”.

By the way, if you are a steak fan, you should totally check out our burger recipes right here!

7. Xylitol


Xylitol is a natural sweetener, but you may have already seen it in a product that we sometimes consume on a daily basis. Do you wonder what that is? It is chewing gum! It also has a higher glycemic index than sugar, which makes it harder for the human body to digest it. Xylitol is a sugar substitute made from plant fibers.

8. Xigua


Xiguas are not your ordinary melons, because these come from Africa. Actually they resemble watermelons, but with a change in taste. Xigua actually means watermelon in Chinese. They are also a member of the gourd family just like ordinary watermelons.

9. Xacuti


If you have ever been to India, maybe you have already heard of this one. Xacuti is a dish that was originated in Goa, India. It is made of chicken, chilies, different masalas, potatoes, and poppy seeds. To be honest, it looks quite tasty.

10. Xampinyons En Salsa Mushrooms

Xampinyons En Salsa Mushrooms

This is a saucy mushroom recipe, that incorporates garlic, champignons, sherry, water, tomato puree, and black pepper. Xampiyons En Salsa Mushrooms has a low calory content, making it a perfect lunch for white-collar workers. You can also consume it with rice.

11. Xidoufen


Xidoufen is a famous soup from Chinese cuisine. It is made of peas, spring onion, garlic, coriander, ginger, and dry chili flakes. A healthy way to begin a winter day which will warm your stomach and keep you warm when you go to work.

12. Xiaolongbao


Still going on and on with our list of foods that start with x and we are almost halfway there. Xiaolongbao is a steamed bun. It is named after Xiaolong, which is a steaming basket made out of bamboo.

13. Xoconostle


Here, we have another fruit. Xoconostle grows on a prickly pear cactus, especially in Central Mexico. This one is a very sour fruit, so you should not eat it alone, but it is being used to add flavors to salsas and mole sauces.

14. Xia Mi

Xia Mi

Xia Mi means “Rice Shrimp” in Chinese. After looking at the picture above, you might think where the rice is. Although it means Rice Shrimp it is not because it is made out of rice, but because it is really small and dried. They are used to increase the flavor of the dish because this brings out the savory umami flavor in it. Umami is one of the five basic tastes. There is sweetness, sourness, bitterness, saltiness and there is Umami. If you want to know more about it, check it out here!

15. Xnipec


Xnipec is a traditional salsa that is being served in homes, restaurants, and cafeterias. It is a good combination with tortilla chips if you do not want to use ordinary tomato salsa. Because it is moderately hot and has a fresh fruity flavor. It contains Habanero peppers, tomatoes, small red onion, cilantro, and orange/lime juice. You will love it!

16. Xia


You are already familiar with this one from this list above, it is number 14. Xia means Shrimp in Chinese.

17. Xouba


Xouba is a fish that looks like a sardine. It is found mainly near the coast of Spain and holds a tight place within the old Spanish cuisine.

18. Xanthan Gum

Xanthan Gum

Xanthan gum has many industrial uses because it is being used as an all-purpose thickener. It goes really well with gravies and sauces. Xanthan Gum is a product of fermentation of corn sugar.

19. Xmas Cake

Xmas cake

This one is a bit tricky I know, but we really would like to mention this one. It is the Xmas or Christmas Cake.

20. Xavier Soup

Xavier Soup

Xavier Soup is an Italian soup named after Saint Francis Xavier. He was a Spanish missionary in the past. Xavier soup is a chicken soup with parmesan dumplings. When chicken is combined with parmesan, it is going to feel like Italy inside your mouth.

21. Xiaodianxin

This is a very simple cookie from China. They are Chinese butter cookies that melt in your mouth after the second you start chewing them. It is made out of flour, sugar, milk, butter, and corn starch. The word itself means “cookie” in Chinese.

22. Xo Sauce

xo sauce

It is originated in the Cantonese cuisine within China. Xo Sauce is a spicy seafood sauce. Very popular in the Cantonese region. It contains dried seafood and cured ham.

23. Xingren Donfu

Xingren Donfu

Xingren Donfu is a very popular dessert that belongs to Chinese cuisine, especially in Beijing. It has also started to spread out from China to the world. It is made of almond milk, gelatin, sugar, and agar. Has a really soft and smooth texture.

24. Xiangcaojing


Xiangcaojing actually means vanilla extract in Chinese. It is being used in Vietnamese, Chinese, and other Asian cuisines.

25. Xiphias


Xiphias means swordfish in Greek. Not many people eat swordfish but there are recipes, especially in Greece that are made with this kind of fish.

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