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Spicy chicken recipes

63 Recipes

Spice up your chicken dishes with a hint of chilli. We've got a zingy selection of chicken curries, stews, kebabs and chicken wings.

Spicy chicken & bean stew


(60 ratings)

This hearty, satisfying one-pot is low fat and easy on the washing up
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spicy chicken couscous


(41 ratings)

This quick one-pot Moroccan dish is perfect for a summer supper
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken & chorizo jambalaya


(1557 ratings)

A Cajun-inspired rice pot recipe with spicy Spanish sausage, sweet peppers and tomatoes
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spicy African chicken stew


(45 ratings)

Cayenne pepper and Scotch bonnet chillies give this boldly flavoured peanut casserole a fiery kick
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Korean fried chicken


(8 ratings)

Cook an exotic yet easy dinner like these spicy and sticky Korean chicken wings. They make ideal finger food for a buffet, but don't forget the napkins...
  • 30 mins
  • More effort

Spicy chicken & avocado wraps


(57 ratings)

Pan-fry lean chicken breast with lime, chilli and garlic, then pile onto seeded tortilla wraps. Cool before assembling if packing for lunch
  • 13 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spicy chicken fried rice


(23 ratings)

A clever mix of basmati and wild rice gives this superhealthy chicken dish a wonderfully nutty bite
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Spicy yogurt chicken


(21 ratings)

Try a spicy twist with your chicken - this dish works well hot or cold - it's also a good source of iron
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spicy chicken kebabs


(22 ratings)

These fresh, spicy kebabs don’t just taste great – the whole family will enjoy making them
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Spicy chicken cacciatore


(13 ratings)

With a tub of homemade tomato sauce in the fridge, this dish is a cinch
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Spicy chicken rice


(7 ratings)

A simple, low-fat, mid-week dish that's perfect when you are rushed for time but need to feed the family
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Spicy harissa chicken with lentils


(25 ratings)

This healthy one-pot from reader Sarah Oliver with chicken thighs, Puy lentils and harissa is packed with flavour - hearty, filling and low in calories
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spicy chicken & bacon pasties


(12 ratings)

These easy to eat chicken and bacon pasties are perfect for on the go, lunch boxes, or a main meal
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Salt & pepper chicken


(14 ratings)

Make this spicy salt and pepper chicken dish at home instead of ordering a takeaway. It's cooked with Asian greens in honey and soy, with a hint of Chinese five-spice...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Harissa chicken traybake


(51 ratings)

You only need five ingredients to create this spicy, healthy, low-calorie chicken dish
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Spicy chicken nasi goreng


(5 ratings)

A fried rice dish from Indonesia with eggs, chicken, coriander and plenty of spicy Asian flavours
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Spicy chicken with rice & beans


(4 ratings)

A simple chicken casserole with paprika, cumin and coriander served in a tomato sauce with basmati rice and kidney beans
  • 50 mins
  • Easy


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