Spicy food is delicious, and it’s healthy. Fresh hot peppers and dried spices have tons of antioxidants, and many help stimulate your digestion, regulate your blood sugar, and boost your metabolism. Some hot peppers, such as cayenne, are also natural appetite suppressants. The best part about spicy food, though, is that there’s so much variety! There are spicy dishes from all over the world that uses different spices and peppers. We’ve put together a list of some of our favorites. Here are 8 Skinny Recipes for Spicy Food Lovers.
Peri-peri is a sauce made from African bird’s eye chili peppers. This tangy chicken recipe uses 4 peppers, but you can always add more if you want to turn up the heat.
These chicken breasts are as easy as they are tasty. They’re made with a creole seasoning, so they’re packed with flavor.
Chili powder and red pepper add the spice to this chili recipe. It also has an extra smoky flavor, thanks to the fire-roasted tomatoes.
Szechuan peppercorns are very hot, but they’re also flavorful. Enjoy the unique Asian spice on an uber healthy dish of grilled tofu and veggies.