You can’t get too far these days without encountering a die-hard fan of fiery red Sriracha hot sauce. This sweet and tangy Thai condiment has found its way into many of our favorite recipes and snacks in recent years, and no self-respecting spicy food lover would be caught dead without at least one Sriracha-spiced offering on hand during the NFL playoffs.
Take advantage of Sriracha’s tangy-sweet flavor by snacking on any of these 7 dishes during this weekend’s football game.
1. Sriracha and BBQ Chicken Pizza
Hapa Nom claims that this Sriracha Barbecue Chicken Pizza recipe will “send your taste buds over the top” — and we’re inclined to believe it. The pizza is flavored with a piquant, from-scratch Sriracha Barbecue Sauce, along with gouda and mozzarella cheeses, chicken, scallion, and cilantro — all culminating in an out-of-this-world flavor combination that every football fan will crave. The recipe yields 2 (10-inch) pizzas.
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2. Baked Sriracha Potato Chips
“With sriracha, I’ve found that a little bit goes a long way,” writes Oh My Veggies. “I think a single teaspoon is just perfect in these baked sriracha potato chips. It gives them a kick without it being unpleasant.” Bring your average chips to new heights of spice- and flavor-loaded goodness with these addictive Baked Sriracha Potato Chips. One Russet potato will yield about 2 servings of the dish. Multiply the recipe to your liking so that every sports-loving snacker can try some!
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3. Sriracha Garlic Knots
White On Rice Couple refers to their Sriracha Garlic Knots as the “perfect finish to left over pizza dough,” noting also that you “can just go crazy and make a batch of dough just for the knots.” Be warned, however, that these spiced and savory morsels are incredibly addictive! This recipe yields about 40 spectacular, warm, crusty servings of mouthwatering bread, but hungry football fans could have the entire batch polished off by halftime!
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4. Sriracha Pork Potstickers
If you like dumplings, then prepare to be blown away by the immaculate taste of these tender Sriracha Potstickers — because, as Damn Delicious writes — “nothing will ever beat homemade potstickers.” Chung-Ah Rhee, the blogger behind Damn Delicious, suggests using pork to create a tender filling that your guests are sure to love. The recipe takes 30 minutes to make and yields 6 servings.
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5. Sriracha Quinoa Bites
These Sriracha-Quinoa bites are a savory — and even somewhat healthy — way to indulge in finger foods during Sunday’s game. To top off the sheer deliciousness of the dish, Leaf and Grain notes that “a party platter’s worth can be made in less than an hour — less than a half hour, if you keep cooked quinoa on hand — and with very little effort.” Each batch yields about 18 to 20 quinoa bites.
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6. Sweet and Spicy Sriracha Roasted Cashews
“Although this spicy chili sauce is far from new, its super trendy use in all sorts of foods is something I can get behind,” Inquiring Chef writes on the ongoing Sriracha craze. Try looking for kaffir lime leaves at your local Asian market to lend the dish an extra-special bit of seasoning. Intense ginger and Sriracha paste combine with the simple, light flavor of brown sugar to yield a sweet and spicy dish that football fans will dig into with gusto. You can throw this cashew dish together in about 30 minutes, with each batch yielding about 8 servings.
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7. Honey Sriracha Chicken Wings
“These honey sriracha chicken wings are the perfect balance of sweet ‘n spicy,” explains Chew Out Loud. The dish is a fantastic option for even the pickiest party guest, with each bite offering an irresistible combination of crispy and gooey textures. These baked chicken wings pack in the bold flavors of garlic, lime, soy sauce, zesty Sriracha, and honey to yield truly mouthwatering results — just be sure to serve with napkins! The recipe yields 6 servings.
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