Roast chicken breast with spicy peanut sauce

Spicy chicken recipes

Try our easy spicy chicken recipes for satisfying suppers the whole family will love. Make a hearty chicken stew, a crowd-pleasing chow mein or a speedy chicken dinner

Looking for spicy chicken recipes? Want the best exciting chicken recipes? These satisfying dishes are full of punchy flavours and that all-important spice factor. Bring the heat with our recipe ideas below, then try our best quick and easy chicken recipes


Easy spicy chicken recipes

Spicy peanut butter chicken breast

A new way to serve chicken breast, this speedy dinner sees roasted chicken paired with vegetable-spiked rice and a crunchy peanut butter and spicy sriracha dressing.

Spicy chicken and pepper stew

A super quick and easy chicken and pepper stew for the whole family, served with a herbed quinoa. Packed full of veggies and beans, it’s also a nice healthy tea option – at just over 300 calories per portion.

Kung pao chicken

Check out this punchy Chinese kung pao recipe with chicken. The traditional Szechuan version is made with dried chillies, but we’ve used fresh instead.

Spicy chicken chow mein

A super-simple chow mein, ready and on the table in 40 minutes. You’ll need soy sauce and shaoxing rice wine for this recipe.

Caribbean chicken stew

Shivi Ramoutar’s Caribbean chicken stew comes flavoured with thyme, ginger, lime, Angoustura bitters and scotch bonnet sauce. Serve with coconut rice and peas.

Chettinad chicken fry

Maunika Gowardhan’s super-simple version of chettinad chicken flavours thigh fillets with ginger, turmeric, fennel seeds, cinnamon and dried red chillies.