Heat Things up! 21 Favorite Hot & Spicy Recipes

21 Favorite Hot & Spicy Recipes

It might be cold outside, but it’s a great time to heat things up in the kitchen. We’ve put together some of our favorite spicy recipes so we’ll be ready to have an impromptu party brimming with fiery snacks, fire up the grill, or just cook up a zesty family meal.

  • Spicy Gruyère Cheese Straws 1 of 21
    Spicy Gruyère Cheese Straws
    This classic appetizer can easily be made in the food processor, and quickly rolled out. Nutty Gruyère and spicy, smoky Hungarian paprika add an incredible depth of flavor.
    Make spicy Gruyère cheese straws
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Kofta Curry 2 of 21
    Kofta Curry
    Try this incredibly flavorful kofta curry with meatballs for your next family dinner!
    Make Meatball Kofta Curry
    Imge: Julie Van Rosendaal
  • Spicy Polenta Wedges 3 of 21
    Spicy Polenta Wedges
    These fun spicy polenta wedges are a fantastically kid-friendly finger food.
    Make spicy polenta wedges
    Image: Macki West
  • Authentic Red Chilaquiles 4 of 21
    Authentic Red Chilaquiles
    Chilaquiles are fried pieces of crispy corn tortillas stewed in a red chili. Give the recipe a try for a rich and spicy breakfast treat.
    Make red chilaquiles
    Image: Nicole Presley
  • Spicy Garlic Sriracha Shrimp 5 of 21
    Spicy Garlic Sriracha Shrimp
    This zesty garlic sriracha shrimp can be made in minutes—perfect when you need a tasty something right away.
    Make spicy garlic shrimp
    Image: Laura Levy
  • Spicy Strawberry Smoothie 6 of 21
    Spicy Strawberry Smoothie
    Adding a little cayenne to your morning smoothie is a great way to start your day with a refreshing kick!
    Make a hot pink strawberry frosty
    Image: Kathy Patalsky
  • Spicy Maple-Braised Pork Belly 7 of 21
    Spicy Maple-Braised Pork Belly
    This amazingly tender braised pork belly has notes of brown sugar, maple, paprika, mustard, and cayenne.
    Make maple-braised pork belly
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Slow Cooker Spicy Peanut Chicken Curry 8 of 21
    Slow Cooker Spicy Peanut Chicken Curry
    This slow-cooker chicken curry is a hearty, one pot meal that you can put together in minutes.
    Make spicy peanut chicken curry
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal
  • Chile de Arbol Salsa 9 of 21
    Chile de Arbol Salsa
    This flavorful chile de arbol salsa can be made in less than 30 minutes, and tastes great on a host of savory foods.
    Make chile de arbol salsa
    Image: Nicole Presley
  • Spicy Caramelized Onion Dip 10 of 21
    Spicy Caramelized Onion Dip
    Ever made your own onion dip? You won't believe how good it is. Throw this easy dip recipe together for an instant party hit.
    Make spicy caramelized onion dip
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Pozole in Red Chile 11 of 21
    Pozole in Red Chile
    If your feeling the chill of these late winter days, try warming things up with this spicy, savory homemade pozole.
    Make pozole in red chile
    Image: Nicole Presley
  • Szechuan Style Green Beans 12 of 21
    Szechuan Style Green Beans
    These tasty green beans are brimming with the flavors of chili, sesame, garlic, and even white wine.
    Make Szechuan-style green beans
    Image: Nicole Presley
  • Restaurant-Style Salsa 13 of 21
    Restaurant-Style Salsa
    The secret to incredible restaurant-style salsa is fresh ingredients and plenty of jalapenos.
    Make restaurant-style salsa
    Image: Brooke McLay
  • Spicy Corn on the Cob with Lime Butter 14 of 21
    Spicy Corn on the Cob with Lime Butter
    Fresh lime and red pepper flakes make this sweet corn on the cob recipe fantastic.
    Make spicy corn on the cob
    Image: Brooklyn Supper
  • Southwest Chicken Summer Rolls 15 of 21
    Southwest Chicken Summer Rolls
    These summer rolls are the perfect party appetizer! And, topped with a chipotle-infused barbecue sauce, they are sure to appeal to a broad range of tastes.
    Make southwest chicken summer rolls
    Image: Brooke McLay
  • Zesty Chipotle Potato Salad 16 of 21
    Zesty Chipotle Potato Salad
    Try a unique take on a classic with this zesty, spicy chipotle potato salad.
    Make chipotle potato salad
    Image: Laura Levy
  • Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle Mayo 17 of 21
    Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle Mayo
    Warm weather is just around the corner (I hope), so get ready for grilling weather with these simple and delicious fish tacos with chipotle mayo.
    Make grilled fish tacos
    Image: Angie McGowan
  • Spicy Fried Chicken Tenders 18 of 21
    Spicy Fried Chicken Tenders
    Spicy chicken tenders are a huge treat when they're homemade, so give this surprisingly simple recipe a try!
    Make spicy fried chicken tenders
    Image: Brooke McLay
  • Chipotle Burgers 19 of 21
    Chipotle Burgers
    These fresh and spicy burgers feature chipotle-infused beef, as well as a flavorful chipotle mayo!
    Make chipotle burgers
    Image: Angie McGowan
  • Chipotle Turkey Salad Sandwiches 20 of 21
    Chipotle Turkey Salad Sandwiches
    These tasty homemade turkey salad sandwich offer up the uniquely delicious flavors of jalapeno, chipotle peppers, and fresh lime!
    Make chipotle turkey salad sandwiches
    Image: Shaina Olmanson
  • Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges 21 of 21
    Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges
    These easy-to-make sweet potato wedges feature a tiny sprinkle of cayenne pepper that really brings out the flavor.
    Make spicy sweet potato wedges
    Image: Macki West

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