18 Dinner Recipes People Who Love Spicy Food Will Probably Sweat Over


A spicy meatball and gnocchi soup that’s hearty, comforting, and packs a punch with red pepper flakes and cayenne!

Will Cook For Smiles

A tomato-based spicy soup with cheese on top? Yes, please. For extra heat, add more cayenne/red pepper flakes ’til you cry.

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A veg xacuti dish for anyone who adores spicy, coconut-based curries (me). You can follow this recipe as is, or add in veggies of your choice!

Veg Recipes of India

You’ll be eating up to seven chililes in this dish, plus added heat from tons of fresh ginger and garlic 🤤.

Get the full recipe from Veg Recipes of India.


A Nashville-Style hot chicken recipe that is truly everything fried chicken should be — you’ve got your vinegar, a little bit of brown sugar, buttermilk, paprika, and six tablespoons of cayenne pepper 👀.

Bon Appétit

If you’ve never tried Nashville-style hot chicken before, believe me, now is the time. I made this recipe with eight tablespoons of cayenne and lived to tell the tale — it was delish!

Get the full recipe from Bon Appétit.


A Sriracha-grilled tofu recipe out to prove tofu can be spicy enough to make you weep. This flavorful marinade boasts a 3/4 cup of Sriracha 🔥 — that’s a serious amount of spice.

Bon Appétit


A pork taco in red chile sauce recipe that’ll knock the socks of your dinner party guests! There are seven chiles in the red sauce 🌶.

Spicie Foodie / Via Nancy Lopez-mchu


A crispy, vegan Kung Pao cauliflower dinner for anyone who loves their veggies but needs them spicy!

Vegan Richa

I would eat the heck out of this.

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A hearty five-alarm chili recipe you’ll want to make all the time; if you can stand the heat from five different sources —jalapeños, chipotle in adobo, chili powder, cayenne, and ancho peppers.

Spicy Southern Kitchen


A South Indian chili chicken dish you and the whole family won’t be able to get enough of. The soy sauce marinade makes the chicken super tender and juicy, and your taste buds will get bursts of hot green chilies as you chow down!

The Kitchn


A jalapeño-lime devilied egg recipe I absoultely need to try, as does anyone with a passion for spice and deviled eggs!

The Kitchen Is My Playground

Idk about you, but I love deviled eggs so much that I have eaten deviled eggs and only deviled eggs for dinner many times and will continue to do so!

Get the full recipe from The Kitchen Is My Playground.


A slow-cooker chicken wings recipe so you can enjoy tender, spicy wings the easy way.

40 Aprons

My mouth is watering just thinking about these 🤤.

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And a spicy cranberry chicken wing for anyone who loves a good, spicy wing but wants to try something other than a Buffalo sauce!

The Bewitchin Kitchen


An easy Szechuan beef dish filled with peppercorns and Szechuan chile peppers that’ll be ready to eat in just 20 minutes.

A Spicy Perspective


And a one-pot creamy cajun chicken recipe that’s creamy, smoky, and of course spicy — AKA everything a memorable dinner should be!

Budget Bytes

Live footage of me taste-testing the hot peppers I’m about to cook dinner with:

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