Known for its strong smell and creamy, custard-like texture, durian can be polarizing due to its unique texture.
Okra has a slimy texture when cooked, which some people find off-putting.
Oysters have a slippery and slimy texture, often described as "slurpy," which can be challenging for those who dislike slimy textures.
Silken tofu, in particular, has a soft and almost gelatinous texture that some may find unpleasant.
When mixed with liquid, chia seeds develop a gel-like texture that can be a bit slimy.
Caviar has small, bursting beads that some people may find slimy or oily in texture.
Jellyfish, often consumed in Asian cuisine, has a gelatinous and chewy texture that can be an acquired taste.
A traditional Japanese dish made from fermented soybeans, natto has a sticky and slimy texture that can be challenging for newcomers.
Certain types of seaweed, such as hijiki or wakame, can have a slippery or slimy texture when rehydrated.
Escargot, or cooked snails, have a chewy and slightly rubbery texture that may be off-putting for some.