Guy Fieri’s 3 Top-Rated Food Network Recipes Are Not for the Faint of Heart

While Food Network star Guy Fieri may not cook much on-screen these days, the Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives host still has some popular recipes on the culinary channel’s website.

Fieri’s reign on Food Network began in 2006 when he won the second season of The Next Food Network Star and was rewarded with his own cooking show, Guy’s Big Bite. One thing Fieri’s fans have learned about the “mayor of Flavortown” over the years: he likes his food spicy hot and his top three Food Network recipes prove it.

Food Network star Guy Fieri seasons a skillet meal in 2016.
Food Network star Guy Fieri prepares a meal | Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images for Mount Airy Casino Resort

Dragon’s Breath Chili is Guy Fieri’s signature dish

Fieri’s top recipe is his Dragon’s Breath Chili and it’s as hot as it sounds.

The television personality’s signature dish features, to list just a few ingredients, Anaheim, poblano, and jalapeno chiles, an entire head of garlic, cubed boneless chuck, ground beef, ground Italian sausage, chili powder, cayenne pepper, hot paprika, two kinds of beans, and a lager beer. As he notes in the Food Network video for the recipe, this chili “has a lot of layers” of flavor.

Once all the ingredients are “in the pool,” as Fieri says, the chili can simmer “low and slow” for a couple of hours.

In over 500 five-star reviews on Food Network’s website, reviewers agreed: Fieri’s Dragon’s Breath Chili is hot, in every sense of the word.

As one home cook pointed out, “WOW It is the best chili I ever tasted in my life. … The heat seems to be in layers and when you don’t think it is so bad the heat creeps right up…..LOVE IT.”

Get the full recipe, video, and reviews on Food Network’s site.

Fieri’s Cajun Chicken Alfredo puts a spicy spin on the classic pasta dish

Guy Fieri says the key ingredients in his Cajun Chicken Alfredo recipe’s sauce are the white wine and marinated sundried tomatoes. Along with Cajun blackening spice which seasons the chicken, heavy cream, and grated Parmesan, served over cooked fettuccine, the dish wowed nearly 500 reviewers with its restaurant-quality flavors.

“Fantastically tasty with just the right amount of creaminess and cheesiness. The spices round out the dish well and left all of us wanting seconds!,” one home cook wrote on Food Network’s website.

Find the complete recipe, video, and reviews on Food Network’s site.

Blazy’s Pepperoni Studded Lasagna

With nearly 300 reviews on Food Network’s site, Fieri’s Pepperoni Studded Lasagna is a meaty masterpiece. Starring, of course, sliced pepperoni, two pounds of bulk Italian sausage, ricotta and mozzarella cheeses, this is lasagna with the absolute works, as reviewers said.

“This is a serious crowd pleaser! Great for any get together and easy to serve. Add a quick salad and some garlic bread and you’ll have a huge family feast. I’ve made it twice and got tons of compliments, yum,” wrote one home cook.

Another added, “I tried this recipe the day after seeing the show and was amazed by how easy it was to cook and the flavor of the pepperoni and sasuage was out of this world!!

The full recipe and reviews can be found on Food Network’s site.

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