7 Spicy Summer Dishes That Won’t Weigh You Down

Photo credit: Rachael Ray Show Aired June 15, 2016

If you want to keep things light for summer but don’t want to miss out on bold flavor, check out seven summery dishes that still pack a spicy punch!

No. 1: Sriracha Chicken with Peanuts in Lettuce Wraps

For maximum flavor, Rach makes her own spicy Asian-inspired sauce for this dish, blending hoisin sauce, tamari, Sriracha, peanut butter and rice vinegar.

No. 2: Curtis Stone’s Spicy and Smoky Bloody Mary

Curtis Stone takes this Bloody Mary to the next level but using chipotle chili to spice it up. Your friends will love this!

No. 3: Sliced Steak Salad with Chipotle Vinaigrette and BBQ Chips

This spicy steak salad features smoky chipotle and BBQ potato chips for crunch! How fun!

No. 4: Poached Eggs with Bacon, Avocado and Lime Mojo

This elegant and flavorful option features poached eggs and a Cuban-inspired spicy mojo sauce served on a bed of crispy bacon on a toasted baguette, with avocado and lime sprinkled above. Delish!

No. 5: Smoky Mexican Street Corn

Rach grills corn then douses with a spicy cream sauce, and a sprinkling of queso fresco and chives. Yum!

No. 6: Spicy Grapefruit Margarita Ice Pops

This margarita-inspired pop features DIY jalapeno-infused tequila with grapefruit juice and sugar. Freeze them into cone-shaped cups and roll the finished pops in chili salt! Amazing!

No. 7: Grant’s No-Cook Buffalo Chicken Tostadas

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These buffalo chicken tostadas feature zero cooking, if you can believe it! Just use rotisserie chicken to avoid turning on the stove.

What’s your favorite spicy summer food? Share below.

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