Spicy Peppers & Broccoli Side Dish Recipe

Some folk love the taste of spicy pepper in their foods so much they are now adding spice to their side dishes.  Perking up a boring old head of broccoli or spinach is pretty simple to do and it really adds a spark to your meal. Why eat boring foods if you don’t have to? It just takes a minute to create a recipe with some punch to it!

This is a beautiful side dish or even a main meal packed full of flavor and color!  By adding a few shots of your favorite hot sauce, you have brought it from … Continue Reading

Thin BBQ Sauce Recipe

Have you ever heard of Thin BBQ Sauce?  Depending on the region of the US you are from, it could also be called a mop sauce or wet sauce maybe even a marinade. Regardless of what you may call it, thin BBQ sauces are popular in many areas of the country and they all have certain ways of preparing it that is consistent with their region.

For instance, in the Kansas City area, you would not hear of a thin BBQ sauce.  But if you were in the eastern parts of North Carolina, you would have it on your table as … Continue Reading

Homemade Vietnamese Hot Chili Sauce Recipe

We know about your love affair with chili peppers and how hot you love your food.  It is no secret to us.  With that said, we also know how much you love trying new spicy flavors on your food.  When it comes to Asian food, some of the spiciest peppers and sauces are the simplest ones.  Here is a recipe that you may want to try for some Homemade Vietnamese Hot Chili Sauce that may knock your socks off.

If you do make this, make sure to handle the chili peppers with gloves on so that you prevent skin irritation or … Continue Reading

Have You Tried the Dat’l Pepper Sauce?

If you are not a fan of vinegar based hot sauces, then we have one that you will want to try called Dat’l Pepper Sauce.  The official name is Dat’l Do-It but you will also find people referring to it as Datyl pepper sauce.  Whatever you call it, you will certainly want to give it a try.

This pepper sauce is not a vinegar based sauce but rather a rich tomato based sauce that has a lightly sweet background due to the clover honey they use to blend with the spicy hot Datil peppers.  This sauce was created by … Continue Reading

Baked Baby Back Beef Barbecue Ribs Recipe

When we think of beef ribs we often think of cooking them on the grill or in a slower cooker but this particular recipe is a delicious way to enjoy them too! With this recipe, the ribs are slow cooked in your conventional oven. They come out so good with a nice kick from the chili sauce!

If you like mild barbecued ribs, use only 3 tablespoons of chili sauce and if you like them with more of a spicy flavor, use 5 tablespoons of hot sauce.

Baked Baby Back Beef Barbecue Ribs Recipe

2 lbs. baby back beef … Continue Reading

Pappy’s Moonshine Madness BBQ Sauce

If you are looking for a bbq sauce that stands up to its claim of being hot, then you are in the right place.  The Pappy’s Moonshine BBQ Sauce is a great Barbecue sauce for those who like it hot. The Moonshine BBQ Sauce contains a delicious blend of tomatoes, vinegar, brown sugar, and spices and it is rated as a 10 on our site because it is hot!

What is great about this sauce is the flavor and because of this, the Moonshine BBQ Sauce can be used in so many different … Continue Reading

Cabbage Soup with Hot Sauce Recipe

Garden fresh veggies taste so wonderful and with the gardens starting to produce their delicious goods, there is always a need for fabulous recipes.  Here is a delicious soup recipe that uses cabbage with hot sauce that our pepper and heat lovers are going to enjoy.

This easy recipe combines the healthy cabbages with spinach and ground beef along with some delightful hot sauce for a great tasting filling soup that will satisfy your spice cravings and fill you up.  Enjoy!

Cabbage Soup with Hot Sauce Recipe

3 1/2 lbs. green cabbage, shredded
2 1/2 cups red cabbage, shredded
1 1/2 cups spinach, chopped
1 cup … Continue Reading

Curry Cabbage Side Dish Recipe

Having your grilled and BBQ’d meats spicy  is one way we love to enjoy our hot peppers, but adding some spice to our side dishes adds another taste to our meals.  Check out this great spicy Curry Cabbage side dish that will be delicious with your favorite meats or fish. It would also be delicious as a side dish if you want to enjoy a nice meatless meal once in a while.

Simple to prepare, this spicy curry dish is one you will come back to time and again. If you love raw foods, try it uncooked for a delicious salad!

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Spicy BBQ Pork Ribs Recipe

There is nothing quite like the smell of a smoking rack of pork ribs on the grill.  All of the amazing scent wafting through the air makes your stomach growl and you know it’s time for some awesome BBQ ribs very soon.  For our pepper loving friends, you are going to enjoy this recipe we hve for your today.  It is so right up your alley.

The Spicy BBQ Pork Ribs recipe combines the great flavor of barbeque sauce with the spicy kick of your favorite hot sauce and then takes it to a new level with a nice heat from … Continue Reading

Green Hot Sauce Recipe

There are many areas in Mexico and especially New Mexico that use a green tomato base recipe for their hot sauce.  These green hot sauce recipes are delicious as they are full of flavor and very fresh tasting.  Here is an easy to prepare green sauce recipe that you can whip up using tomatillos that should be available readily in your local grocery store.

You will need 1 1/2 lbs. Tomatillos that have been roasted in the oven or boiled in water on stove top before proceeding with the rest of the recipe.

Green Hot Sauce Recipe

1 1/2 lbs. Tomatillos, roasted or … Continue Reading

Spicy Green Tomato Hot Sauce Recipe

Many people love the unique fresh taste of green hot sauce and it is becoming quite popular.  It is usually not quite as acidic as a red sauce making it a good choice for those that cannot handle the acids. In fact, using green variety tomatoes will also give it a touch of sweetness too.

Making your own spicy green hot sauce at home is a relatively easy process and you only need a few ingredients.   This one does not use vinegar and you can increase or decrease the amount of Jalapeno peppers to your liking. Once it is done, it … Continue Reading

Baked Chipotle Pork Chops Recipe

Anything that can make my cooking methods easier is what I am looking for and I am sure that means the same for you too.  We love pork chops but frying the heck out of them is just not a method that is the healthiest or the easiest sometimes.  Here is a great recipe for baked pork chops with some chipotle peppers for that smoky flavor with a bite of spice that will take the stress out of what’s for dinner.

The recipe does call for browned chops, but you can throw them on the grill if you want so you … Continue Reading

Jalapeno Ranch Dip Recipe

There will be plenty of times you are going to be looking for a great appetizer to whip up to feed a crowd.  Here is a delicious appetizer dip recipe, perfect for our pepper loving friends,  that you can bring together pretty quickly and serve with your favorite potato chips, tortilla chips, veggie sticks, crackers and artisan bread slices.

Jalapeno Garlic Ranch Dip Recipe

2 Jalapeno Peppers, washed and finely chopped
1 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
1 1/4 cup sour cream
1 cup low-fat milk
1 envelope Ranch dip mix
1 teaspoon onion, finely minced
3/4 teaspoon garlic, finely minced
2-3 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped

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Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Soup Recipe

Ever feel the need to just have a simple supper of tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches?  Sometimes it is just too much work to have a big meal but you want something with a lot of flavor too.  This easy recipe is one that you will turn to time and again because of the great taste and the easy method of preparation.   Give this quick recipe for Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese a try!

Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Soup Recipe

1 large roasted red pepper (roast it over a grill or in the broiler, skin removed, finely chopped)
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Jalapeno Popper Dip Recipe

As pepper lovers, we have all heard of and probable eaten our share of Jalapeno poppers; those delicious peppers stuffed with cream cheese and deep fried to a gooey treat. Here is a nice twist on that same concept but instead of stuffing the peppers with cheese, they are incorporated into a hot appetizer dip that you are going to flip over.

It will take approximately 15 minutes of prep time and 25 minutes of baking time. This dip is fabulous served with some veggie sticks, artisan breads, crackers, potato chips or with tortilla corn chips.  You and your family are … Continue Reading

Homemade Bacon Hot Sauce Recipe

As the weather heats up so do the kitchens which sends more and more people out to the backyard BBQ’s to cook.  The demand for unique and delicious ways and recipes to cook on grills is high.

This is a great recipe for all of your summer family cookouts and backyard barbecues when you want to grill up some burgers, but at the same time want something a little different with some spicy heat.  Burgers are a great choice for barbequing and this one is delicious!    If you are serving children, you may want to reserve the chili peppers inside the … Continue Reading

Spicy Cocktail Franks Recipe

Great appetizers or even a light dinner for the kids doesn’t have to be hard.  It also doesn’t have to take a whole lot of time to whip up something from scratch that is going to taste fabulous.  The great thing about building your own recipe is that you control the spice levels and can manipulate it to be exactly what your family and friends enjoy.

Here is an easy recipe for those cocktail wieners that are so popular for snacking.  We know you love it spicy and hot so feel free to add your favorite hot sauce liberally.  This is … Continue Reading

Hot Crab Dip Recipe

When it’s time for a party, one of the first things people start thinking about is the food.  What can I serve? What sounds good for a get together?  What can I make that is going to be easy to make and not much fuss?   BBQ and appetizers are what I think about!  Here is a great appetizer recipe for a hot crab dip that you can whip up in no time and the great thing is if you want it spicy, you can spice it up even more than that what the recipe calls for.

This is a delicious, easy … Continue Reading

Grilled Spicy Hamburgers Recipe

As the weather heats up so do the kitchens which sends more and more people out to the backyard BBQ’s to cook.  The demand for unique and delicious ways and recipes to cook on grills is high.

This is a great recipe for all of your summer family cookouts and backyard barbecues when you want to grill up some burgers, but at the same time want something a little different with some spicy heat.  Burgers are a great choice for barbequing and this one is delicious!    If you are serving children, you may want to reserve the chili peppers inside the … Continue Reading

Homemade Mexican Salsa Recipe

I don’t think there are many foods that a good old fashioned homemade Mexican salsa would not taste great on.  Ok, well maybe cereal, but I am sure there are people out there that may have tried that.  A traditional Mexican Salsa is a great on so many different foods and having a good recipe you can fall back on it good too.  Here is a homemade recipe that you and your family are going to enjoy time and time again.

Chunky Mexican salsa, like this recipe makes, is also called Pico de Gallo and it can be used as a … Continue Reading

Roasted Garlic Peppercorn Sauce Recipe

Peppers and flavor comes in many different forms and we love to explore all types of peppers on this blog.  Today we are looking at a delicious peppercorn recipe that combines the mild sweet roasted garlic flavor with the bite of fresh peppercorn in a gorgeous sauce that you can use on meats and vegetables. It would be amazing in any dish that you want to use it for.  Give it a try!

Roasted Garlic Peppercorn Sauce Recipe

1 large head of garlic
1 1/4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons butter (not margarine)
1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups milk
3/4 teaspoon … Continue Reading

7 Great Uses for Chipotle Chile Powder

Chipotle Chile Powder is a great item to keep in the kitchen and by the grill.  There are many different ways that you can use Chipotle Chile Powder and there are several types of recipes it can be used in.  Here are a few great ways to add this delicious spice to your recipes and menu easily.

* Chipotle Chile Powder makes a great rub on your traditional slow-cooked beef brisket. Try it by rubbing down the brisket and slow cook it in your crock pot for several hours.  Tender and flavorful!

* Chipotle Chile Powder can be used in traditional chili … Continue Reading

Anchor Bar Hot Wing Sauce

Seems hard to believe that one of our favorite foods has been around since 1964! The Buffalo Chicken Wing has become a staple in our homes and restaurants since it was invented at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York.  Their original sauce is a combination of Cayenne peppers, distilled vinegar, liquid margarine, salt, spices and garlic which gives it a nice spicy kick which you can cool off in a dip of bleu cheese on the side.  A classic Buffalo Chicken Wing.

Today chicken wings have taken on a whole new passion with many and the Anchor Bar hot wing sauce is keeping up with the changes.  Including the  original recipe, you can now find the Anchor Bar Hot Wing Sauce in Mild, Medium, Hotter, Suicide, Barbecue, Sweet and Sour, several of which we offer right here at Insane Chicken.
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Roasted Garlic Pepper Hummus Recipe

When it comes to a delicious appetizer for your home BBQs and get togethers, we have a delicious roasted red pepper and garlic hummus recipe that you are going to enjoy.  No hummus is not for vegetarians only.  This spread is an intensely rich roasted garlic pepper spread that can be used on Artisan breads or crackers and served as a starter or even as a main meal for a Meatless day.

What is great about this recipe is that you can adjust the heat in it and add a bit of a kick with a few shots of your favorite … Continue Reading

Easy Spare Ribs BBQ Sauce Recipe

Spare ribs are such a great meal.  They are so versatile and they can stand up to many different types of sauces. Plus there are so many different ways that you can prepare them and they taste so fabulous.   With summer coming up quickly that means plenty of BBQ’s going to wants some delicious spare rib sauce.  We have a great one for you to try.

A bit of spice and a bit of sweet and a bit of tradition all wrapped up in one delicious sauce.  You can throw in some additional heat to taste if you like. This is … Continue Reading