29 Sriracha-infused recipes to spice up mealtime

Mar 4, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. ET

These days, it seems like every recipe has Sriracha sauce in its ingredient list. But in a world where you can get Sriracha lip balm and Sriracha bacon jerky, it's really no surprise that nine out of 10 recipes would have everyone's favorite hot sauce in it.

If you can handle the heat, here are 29 hot and spicy ways to infuse all your meals with more Sriracha sauce.

Appetizers and snacks

1. Sriracha-chipotle guacamole recipe

sriracha guacamole

Turn up the heat on boring guacamole with Sriracha sauce and chipotle peppers.

2. Sriracha kale chips recipe

Sriracha kale chips recipe

Sriracha sauce is quite possibly the only way you could get me to eat kale chips.

3. Baked spicy Sriracha chicken wings recipe

Baked spicy Sriracha chicken wings recipe

Sriracha wings, because Buffalo sauce is so last year.

4. Baked Sriracha butternut squash fries recipe

Baked Sriracha butternut squash fries recipe

Sriracha on the fries, Sriracha in the dipping sauce. That works.

5. Spicy popcorn chicken recipe

Spicy popcorn chicken recipe

Sriracha popcorn chicken is what all chicken should aspire to be.

6. Spicy garlic baked meatballs recipe

Spicy garlic baked meatballs recipe

Get your toothpicks ready... they're about to get a workout with these spicy meatballs.

7. Brussels sprouts chips with creamy Sriracha dipping sauce

Brussels sprouts chips with creamy Sriracha dipping sauce

If mushy Brussels sprouts aren't your thing, then these crunchy chips might be.

8. Cheesesteak eggrolls with Sriracha ketchup recipe

cheesesteak eggrolls

Though cheesesteak eggrolls sound ridiculously good on their own, a little dip into some Sriracha ketchup certainly wouldn't hurt my feelings.

9. Sriracha baked cauliflower recipe

Sriracha baked cauliflower recipe

You could toss shoe leather in butter and Sriracha and I'd probably eat it. But cauliflower works too.

10. Cheesy quinoa cakes recipe

Cheesy quinoa cakes recipe

If you're not sure about quinoa, ease yourself in with lots of cheese and Sriracha.

11. Sriracha vegan Buffalo wings recipe

Sriracha vegan Buffalo wings recipe

I might be on board with vegan wings when they're drenched in this much Sriracha sauce.

12. Totally loaded grilled cheese fry packets recipe

spicy grilled fry packets

Buttery Sriracha sauce, tons of cheese, plenty of bacon. Otherwise known as the best fries ever.

Sandwiches and burgers

13. Poutine-topped sliders with Sriracha sauce recipe

poutine topped sliders with sriracha

Combining the classic burger and fries combo in one bite, but better because poutine.

14. Sriracha chicken salad croissant sandwiches recipe

sriracha chicken salad

How to amp up chicken salad: Add Sriracha sauce, and serve on buttery croissants.

15. Bacon cheeseburger with peanut butter Sriracha ketchup recipe

Bacon cheeseburger with peanut butter Sriracha ketchup recipe

This burger makes my heart skip a beat. That's normal, right?

16. Pork tenderloin sandwiches with red cabbage coleslaw and Sriracha recipe

Pork tenderloin sandwiches with red cabbage coleslaw and Sriracha recipe

If this sandwich piled high with tender pork, creamy slaw and Sriracha sauce doesn't make your mouth water, I don't know what will.

Tacos

17. Curried shrimp tacos recipe

curried shrimp tacos

Get the milk ready. These shrimp tacos pack some punch with curry powder, cayenne pepper and Sriracha sauce.

18. Spicy portobello mushroom tacos with avocado sauce recipe

Spicy portobello mushroom tacos with avocado sauce recipe

With all that Sriracha and creamy avocado sauce, even meat lovers will get down with these tacos.

19. Thai chicken tacos with peanut butter sauce recipe

Thai chicken tacos with peanut butter sauce recipe

Sriracha-spiked peanut butter sauce for the win.

Main dishes

20. Spicy soba noodles with kale and shiitake mushrooms recipe

Spicy soba noodles with kale and shiitake mushrooms recipe

Just 20 minutes, and you're digging into this spicy bowl of noodles. That's faster than takeout.

21. Crispy yogurt-Sriracha chicken recipe

crispy yogurt sriracha chicken

Go big or go home, right? There is a whopping 1/2 cup of Sriracha sauce in this chicken recipe.

22. Copycat Bonefish Grill bang bang shrimp recipe

Copycat bang bang shrimp recipe

Proof that a few drops of Sriracha sauce go a long way for great flavor.

23. Baked pasta with Sriracha cream sauce recipe

baked past with sriracha cream sauce

Creamy spicy pasta is comfort food at its finest, if you ask me.

24. Thai spiced meatloaf recipe

Thai spiced meatloaf recipe

Forget everything you ever thought about meatloaf. This is not your mama's meatloaf.

25. Pan-seared shrimp with sesame garlic ginger sauce recipe

Pan-seared shrimp with sesame garlic ginger sauce recipe

This shrimp recipe says the Sriracha sauce is optional, but it should say required.

26. Spicy skillet chicken spaghetti recipe

Spicy skillet chicken spaghetti recipe

The best part of this spaghetti is that it's all cooked in one skillet. You thought I was going to say Sriracha sauce was the best part, didn't you? Close second.

27. Mango-Sriracha fried rice recipe

mango sriracha fried rice

Super-spicy, slightly sweet and all good.

28. Sriracha udon noodle bowls recipe

sriracha udon noodle bowls

More spicy noodle bowls, because you can never have too many.

Cocktails

29. Sriracha spicy bloody mary

sriracha bloody mary

When vodka alone doesn't wake you up, add Sriracha sauce.

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