Everyday Meals

Spicy Chicken and Hominy Mexican Soup

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 2chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 small onion, chopped 2chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, seeded and diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 pinch garlic salt, or to taste 1 (32 ounce) can enchilada sauce 2 (16 ounce) cans hominy 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes 1 (15 ounce) can […]

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SPAM® Fries with Spicy Garlic Sriracha Dipping Sauce

Ingredients 1 clove garlic, minced ½ teaspoon paprika 1 pinch salt 1 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon sriracha sauce 1 tablespoon ketchup 1 quart vegetable oil for frying 2 (12 ounce) cans fully cooked luncheon meat (such as SPAM®), sliced into fries Directions Step 1 Process garlic, paprika, and salt in a food processor until smooth. […]


Spicy Mexican Tuna Salad

Ingredients 1 (5 ounce) can tuna, drained 1 cup frozen peas, thawed and drained 2chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, or more to taste – chopped 1 tablespoon mayonnaise, or to taste ¼ teaspoon dried minced onion, or to taste 1 pinch garlic salt, or to taste 1 pinch ground black pepper, or to taste Directions […]

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Spicy Chicken Thai Soup

Ingredients 3lemongrass stalks, bottom two-thirds of tender inner bulbs only, thinly sliced 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 (4 inch) piece fresh ginger root, chopped 4 cups chicken broth 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 ½ pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into chunks 12 ounces fresh white mushrooms, quartered 2 teaspoons red curry paste 3 tablespoons fish […]

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Slow Cooker Spicy Black-Eyed Peas

Ingredients 6 cups water 1 cube chicken bouillon 1 pound dried black-eyed peas, sorted and rinsed 1onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, diced 1red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and diced 1jalapeno chile, seeded and minced 8 ounces diced ham 4 slices bacon, chopped ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 ½ teaspoons cumin salt, to taste 1 teaspoon ground […]

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Spicy Sausage Tacos with Zucchini and Poblanos

Active Time: 30 Mins Total Time: 35 Mins Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 2 tortillas) If you’ve never made your own tortillas, prepare to feel accomplished. Corn tortillas aren’t difficult to make, but fresh and warm out of the pan… there’s nothing store-bought that can compare. Of course, this sausage and veggie filling is sure […]


Spicy Chicken Stripes

Ingredients 15 boneless chicken stripes For Buttermilk: 3 cups Full Cream Milk 1 tbs ginger paste 1 tbs garlic paste 1 1/2 tsp crushed pepper corns 3 tbs fresh lime juice Salt For Flour Mix: 3 1/2 cup All purpose flour/maida 1 1/2 tbs garlic powder 1 tsp ginger powder 1/2 tbs spicy red chilli […]


Spicy Thai Basil Stir-fry (Pad Kapow)

Pad Krapow, Pad Kapow, Pad Gra Pow, Phat Kaphrao or how-ever you want to spell it, is just minced meat, sometimes fish, fried with basil garlic and chillis. Super simple and super easy, a great way to start off your Thai cooking journey. Whenever I’d come home I’d always get my mother to cook me […]


Nakji Bokkeum (Korean Spicy Octopus Stirfry)

Nakji Bokkeum (NAHKjee BOHKm) is one of my favorite dishes from childhood. I recently moved ten minutes away from a Koreatown, so now all the ingredients are super handy for me. The truth is most of these ingredients aren’t that exotic, but the baby octopus is hard to find in most places, and while you […]

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Spicy Pickled Carrots

Active Time: 10 MinsTotal Time4 Hours 10 Mins Yield: Serves 10 For Test Kitchen director Robby Melvin, it’s not Thanksgiving until his Granny’s “old-school” relish tray hits the table. The tray is packed with a colorful array of pickled vegetables, including carrots. Here’s his updated take on her recipe, kicked up with crushed red pepper, onion […]