I love spicy food, almost as much as the sweet stuff. The good news is there are a ton of recipes that have a little kick and are still good for you. Here are a few of my favs. Be sure to click on the pic for the original recipe.
#1 One Skillet Chicken with Fiesta Cream Sauce
Little Spice Jar is one of my go-to sites for recipes. If they don’t jive with Jasinda’s plan, I just tweak them a little. Here, I paired the chicken with Cauli rice, and I also used two fresh off the vine jalapenos and added about 1/4 cup of Greek yogurt to the mix. I also sprinkled a little True Lime Garlic and Cilantro seasoning in the sauce as well. You haven’t lived until you cook with True Lemon products. They are AMAZING!
#2 Tikki Masala
I’ve gotten some killer recipes from Savory Tooth, and this is no exception. I tweaked the recipe right away because I don’t have an instant pot, and so I put it on the stove and let it simmer for a while. I will tell you everything worked out fine. 🙂 I also used riced cauliflower instead of rice on this one too, and I halved the cream with Greek yogurt. We love spice, so I added another teaspoon of Garam Masala (you can find it in the spice aisle of most grocery stores) and a healthy dash of cayenne. This is one of those recipes that taste better as leftovers, and it freezes well too.
#3 Spicy Bacon Chicken Casserole
If you’re trying to eat healthier, I strongly recommend subscribing to Mama Shire’s Blog. She has a ton of incredible recipes on there, and everything is easy to find (just go to the Recipes By Title tab.) This is one of my favorites, but, again, I tweaked it by using Cauli rice (it’s already chopped up and in a bag. Hey, I’m a little lazy 🙂 ) I also doubled the green pepper and the bacon and used the real stuff. Turkey bacon is okay, but I prefer the good stuff in casseroles. Also, this recipe calls for cheese my family won’t eat, so I went with pepper jack, and I have to admit, it was a great call. If you don’t want to go the spaghetti squash route (which I did for me, but I also had the regular stuff for the fam), Dreamsfield pasta is in Jasinda’s plan, and it tastes delish!
What are some of your favorite recipes?
I love spicy food … unfortunately, it no longer loves me. The Tiki Masala looks excellent. Maybe I could spice it down a bit. 😉