Happy Spicy Food Day! 20 Spicy Recipes to Celebrate


Spicy Korean Seafood Soup. [Photograph: Chichi Wang]

In addition to being Martin Luther King Jr. Day, today happens to be "Hot and Spicy Food Day" according to the arbitrary food holiday gods. Why not celebrate with one of these fiery recipes? Spicy soups, spicy sauces, spicy chocolate pie, and plenty more on this list of our 20 favorites.

Spicy Korean Seafood Soup »
Spicy Ginger Chicken Noodle Soup »
Candied Jalapeños »
Spicy Baked Beans »
Cauliflower and Sweet Potatoes in Spicy Tomato Sauce with Cashews »
Mussels in Spicy Tomato Sauce »
Fish Fillets with Spicy Green Undercoat »
Spicy Noodles with Tofu (Dou Hua Mian) »
Korean-Style Steaks with Spicy Cilantro Sauce »
Pork Soffrito with Spicy Peppers and Cabbage »
Homemade Sriracha »
Spicy Buttered Popcorn »
Harissa »
Spicy Hot Chocolate Pie »
Spicy Chocolate Gingersnap Bars »
Hot and Spicy Chocolate Cakes »
Spicy Pumpkin Seed-Pecan Brittle »
Spicy Candied Bacon »
Mexican Hot Chocolate »
Spicy Ginger Hot Toddy »