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Spicy Recipes

Thai Street-Style Spicy Chicken Basil

Add to ❤ Favorites This Thai inspired ground chicken with basil is easy to make, spicy & unctuous, and has all the amazingly bright Thai food flavors you could hope for! Ingredients for 4 servings 1 pound ground chicken 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 tablespoon or more to taste sambal oelek chili paste 2 teaspoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons oyster sauce 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon fish sauce 2 cloves of garlic 1 Fresno chili 1/2 poblano chili 1 small handful fresh basil leaves steamed rice for serving Read the Instructions here

Hunan Chicken

Add to ❤ Favorites This spicy, simple, saucy stir fry has to be next on your list for dinner! Enjoy it with your favorite rice or noodles, or all on its own. It’s sure to be a hit at your next takeout fakeout night! Turn the heat up or down as much as you can handle. Ingredients for 4 servings For the stir fry1 lb chicken breast boneless and skinless, cut into bite-sized pieces1/3 cup cornstarch1/2 tsp pepper or to taste2 tbsp sesame oil1 medium carrot sliced 1/4″ thin diagonally1 stalk celery sliced into 1/2″ pieces diagonally1 red bell pepper sliced into 1/2″ strips1/2 red onion sliced into 1/4″ thin strips2 cups broccoli florets3-6 dried chilies whole, as per your spice preference1 tbsp garlic minced1 tbsp ginger minced1/4 cup peanuts roughly chopped For the sauce1/4 cup soy sauce low sodium1/2 cup chicken broth low sodium2 tbsp oyster sauce1 tbsp honey1 tbsp rice vinegar1 tbsp cornstarch2 tsp chili garlic sauce aka sambal oelek Read the Instructions here

Mexican Corn with Lemon and Chile

Add to ❤ Favorites This Mexican corn or corn in the cup, with lemon and chile is totally addicting. Combining the sweetness of corn, the heat of chile, the zestiness of lemon, and some salty cheese puts this over the top. Don’t let the simplicity of this recipe fool you. This corn is killer! Ingredients for 2-3 servings 1 15 oz can of sweet corn 1/2 of a lemon squeezed 1 t ancho chile 1/2 T sriracha or cholula 2 T parmesan fresh or even from the can 1 T butter More ancho chile and parmesan for garnishing Cilantro (optional) Read the Instructions here  

Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas

Add to ❤ Favorites An easy and delicious from-scratch recipe for cheesy chicken enchiladas. Ingredients for 6-8 servings 4 tablespoons butter 5 tablespoons all purpose flour 2 15-ounce cans chicken broth 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin 1 teaspoon coriander 1 tablespoon chili powder 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1/3 cup sour cream 2-3 shakes Tabasco (or similar hot sauce), Optional kosher salt, to taste 4 ounces (1/2 block) cream cheese (low fat is fine) 1 7-oz can mild green chilis 14-16 ounces cooked, shredded chicken (about 3 1/2 cups) 4 cups shredded Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack cheese, divided 8-10 medium flour or corn tortillas Read the Instructions here  

Instant Pot Spicy Shredded Mexican Beef

Add to ❤ Favorites This Instant Pot Spicy Mexican Shredded Beef is the most delicious blend of tender strips of beef cooked in a rich and smoky Mexican seasoned tomato sauce! Ingredients for 4 servings 2 lbs. tender chuck roast, cut in half 8 oz. tomato sauce, preferably a Mexican brand 3 tbsp. chipotle sauce ½ cup beef broth 1 handful of fresh cilantro, divided zest and juice of 1 lime 1 tsp. chili powder 2 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. salt ½ tsp. pepper ½ tsp. garlic powder 1 tbsp. canola oil Read the Instructions here  

Spicy Baked Black Bean Nachos

Add to ❤ Favorites Ingredients for 4-6 servings SPICY BLACK BEAN MIXTURE 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 small onion 10oz. can petite diced tomatoes with green chiles 15oz. can black beans ½ tsp chipotle powder ½ tsp cumin ¼ tsp garlic powder ¼ tsp salt NACHOS 8oz. sturdy corn tortilla chips 4oz. cheddar, shredded* 1 Roma tomato 1 jalapeño ⅓ cup pickled red onions Handful cilantro ¼ cup sour cream Read the Instructions here  

Shrimp Taco Meal Prep Bowls

Add to ❤ Favorites Ingredients for 4 servings Spicy Shrimp: 20 medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon chili powder ¼ teaspoon onion powder (optional) ¼ teaspoon kosher salt For the assembly: 2 cups cooked brown rice 1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup corn, drained and rinsed 1 cup tomatoes, diced ½ cup cheddar cheese 2 tablespoon cilantro, minced 1 lime, cut into 4 slices Read the Instructions here  

Menudo (Red Chile Tripe Soup)

Add to ❤ Favorites A traditional Mexican soup made with cow stomach lining (tripe), marrow bones, and pig’s and cow’s feet in a red chile laced broth. Some say it’s the perfect cure for a hangover. Ingredients for 6 servings For the tripe: 2 1/4 pounds beef tripe (stomach lining) 1 tablespoon sea salt juice of 1 large lime Remaining soup ingredients: 1 large pig’s foot, split lengthwise 1 small cow’s foot, split lengthwise or cut into 1″ cross sections 1 1/2 pounds marrow bones, cut into 1″ cross sections 6 ounces chopped white onion 6 fat garlic cloves, minced – divided 2 teaspoons dried Mexican oregano 1 1/2 ounces dried Cascabel chiles, stemmed, seeded, and deveined 1/3 teaspoon toasted ground cumin 2-3 teaspoons sea salt 1 (29 ounce) can hominy, drained (optional) To serve: 2-3 small limes, quartered 1 small white onion, chopped smallish handful fresh cilantro, roughly chopped dried Mexican oregano ground chile piquín or cayenne hot corn tortillas Read the Instructions here  

Ground Pork Chinese Chili

Add to ❤ Favorites This ground pork Chinese chili is the perfect combination of Asian flavors and comforting chili. You’ll love this twist to a classic cold weather dish. Packed full of flavors like ginger, hoisin, five-spice powder, beer and hot chili oil. This is going to be your new favorite way to make chili! Ingredients for 4 servings 2 pounds ground pork 2 large yellow onions, small diced 1 large green bell pepper, seeded and small diced 4 jalapeños, seeded and minced 1 tablespoons olive oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 1 tablespoon Sichuan peppercorns, crushed 1 tablespoon five-spice powder 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce 1/4 cup hoisin sauce 12 ounces amber colored beer 1 (14 ounce) can crushed tomatoes 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar Chinese hot chile oil Cilantro, minced Read the Instructions here  

Black Bean & Sweet Potato Chili

Add to ❤ Favorites It’s these kinds of hearty meat and potatoes and other meat/rice/beans types meals that will be my money saving grace! Ingredients for 4 servings 1 lb ground beef 1 Tbsp minced onion 1 tsp garlic powder 2 small sweet potatoes, chopped 15 oz. can diced tomatoes 15 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 Tbsp chili powder 1 tsp ground cumin 2 Tbsp lime juice 2 cups beef broth Salt and pepper, to taste Salad, as side dish Read the Instructions here  

Barbecue Spiced Sweet Potato and Black Beans Tacos

Add to ❤ Favorites Delicious vegetarian tacos with barbecue spiced sweet potato and black beans . Ingredients for 4 servings 1 medium sweet potato ½ teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 tablespoon barbecue spices 4 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup cooked black beans 1 cup fresh corn ½ cup chopped red onions 1 tomato chopped into cubes 1 clove of garlic ½ teaspoon cumin powder 2 avocado 2 lime ¼ cup sour cream 2 tablespoon fresh cilantro Read the Instructions here  

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Add to ❤ Favorites Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 1 cup finely chopped onion 4 cloves garlic minced 4 cups chicken broth 1 inch (2 pounbutternut squash – peeled seeded, and cut into 1- pieces 2 teaspoons curry powder 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground cumin ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper ½ cup half-and-half 2 tablespoons honey ¼ cup sour cream ½ pound Jimmy Dean Sausage cooked and crumbled ½ cup Feta Cheese Crumbled ¼ cup Pomegranate Seeds Read the Instructions here