Microwave chilli

Chilli recipes

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

18 ratings 4.5 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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42 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
7 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
17 ratings 4.1 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
233 ratings 4.8 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
27 ratings 4.3 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
12 ratings 4.6 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
15 ratings 4.5 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
333 ratings 4.6 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
21 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
10 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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