Who couldn't use a little more spice in their lives? Eating spicy food actually has excellent health benefits, and some spices kill bacteria too, making food safer to consume in general. Celebrate International Hot and Spicy Food Day by adding a few peppers and hot sauces to your food, or better yet, with one of these fabulously spiced up dishes!

Extra Crispy Spicy Fried Chicken (from From Away)Extra Crispy Spicy Fried Chicken

Spicy Red Noodle Soup (from eating and living)Spicy Red Noodle Soup

Stuffed Roasted Poblanos (from What's Cooking Good Looking)Stuffed Roasted Poblanos (from What's Cooking Good Looking)

Prawns in Spicy Garlic Sauce (from The Foodie Couple)Prawns in Spicy Garlic Sauce

Jamaican Jerk Chicken (from Florida Coastal Cooking)Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Spicy Paneer Tikka Masala (from not a leaf)Spicy Paneer Tikka Masala

Spicy Sichuan Style Chicken (from When East Meets West)Spicy Sichuan Style Chicken

Chipotle Chopped Salad (from Sassafras Cafe)Chipotle Chopped Salad (from Sassafras Cafe)

Spicy Blackened Salmon with Blue Cheese Sauce (from Someone Left the Cake Out in the Rain)Spicy Blackened Salmon with Blue Cheese Sauce

Beef and Potato Vindaloo (from the second pancake)Beef and Potato Vindaloo

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