Microwave chilli

Chilli recipes

Choose your red or green chilli according to the heat, from super hot Scotch bonnet to milder jalapeño.

17 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

For a super speedy supper, try Jack Monroe's vegetarian kidney bean chilli - a great way to get 2 of your 5-a-day in this microwavable, midweek meal

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This oven-roasted chicken can also be spatchcocked and barbecued. If you don't like it too hot, adjust the amount of chillies in the piri-piri marinade

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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38 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

There's minimal prep time to make this hearty vegetarian stew, which works just as well as an easy dinner or packed in a flask for lunch

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

The warmth of coffee and chilli combine beautifully with chocolate in this impressive dinner party dessert, finish with double cream

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

James Martin's sensational starter is sure to impress dinner party guests - marinate the squid overnight, then sear just before serving over avocado and rocket

18 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Black beans replace the flour in these gluten-free, fudgy and intensely chocolatey treats with a subtle tingle of chilli

50 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

A light lunch or dinner party starter of falafel-like patties served over labneh, a creamy Middle-Eastern strained yogurt cheese

1 hr and 35 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Hot meets cold in these grown-up, alcoholic icy sweet treats with juicy fresh mango, spicy chilli and fiery tequila

10 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
17 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Thai-inspired chicken makes a perfect barbecue dish, serve with a feast of dressed green salad and herbs

55 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
8 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This fun gift takes just a few minutes to prepare, perfect for adding some kick to a Bloody Mary, or just enjoying over ice

5 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A little kick of chilli does wonders with nuts

15 mins
Easy
213 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This has a kick, but won’t blow your head off, and goes well with any selection of cold cuts of meat

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These stuffed chillies are packed with flavour, great for spicing up a party menu

35 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A big pile of spiced double chocolate chip biscuits next to a tub of ice cream is an easy way to feed a crowd

32 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Bulk out red meat with black beans to keep things a little lighter. This one-pot treat is still packed with plenty of flavour

55 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Spiced with chilli, cayenne and curry powder, these nuts make the perfect snack for a drinks party

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
11 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These sticky chicken pieces with salsa and salad are perfect for easy yet glamorous entertaining

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Preserve sweet juicy fruit in this spiced chutney with cardamom, chilli and ginger - great with cheese, cold meat or curry

1 hr and 30 mins
More effort
Vegan
8 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A hearty slice of cheese on toast ticks all the boxes when time is short – satisfying, quick to make and popular with everyone

10 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Indulge in this moreish, Mediterranean side dish with chunks of bread and plenty of summer salads

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
297 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Ditch the takeaway and whip up this Chinese flash-fried steak with a sweet gingery sauce and red peppers

40 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A fresh, summery spaghetti dish packed full of seafood and spice

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This is really easy and packed with flavour, with the peppery watercress and juicy chicory adding just the right amount of freshness

35 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A simple, stylish canapé that takes just minutes to prepare

15 mins
Easy
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