Five Spiciest Dishes Around The World

The real spices of life are not for everyone

 
Five Spiciest Dishes Around The World
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Savouring hot food is not everyone’s cup of tea. It needs a braveheart to taste some of the spiciest food across the world. These dishes are often prescribed to be eaten at one’s own risk by the restaurants. If you love spicy food, you might want to try some of these.

Sichuan Hot-Pot – From The Sichuan Region

Fiery Sichuan hot-pot
Fiery Sichuan hot-pot

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This dish is popular in Mongolian and Chinese region. Sichuan is a region that is famous across the world for its hot dishes. As the name suggests this dish is Sichuan based, and is one of the hottest dishes around the regions. Sichuan Hot-Pot is a dish of scorching hot broth, that is highly flavoured with garlic, onion, and the hot Sichuan peppers, with pieces of meat fillets and vegetables.

Pork Vindaloo Uses A Good Amount Of Bhut Jolokia

This dish is very popular in the south western regions of India
This dish is very popular in the south western regions of India

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This dish of pork in India is notorious for being mercilessly spicy. The dish was first introduced to India by the Portuguese as they reached Goa. The Portuguese brought along some pork, preserving it with red wine, garlic, and peppers when they were travelling miles of distance. The Indians adopted the ingredients that the Portuguese used for preserving the meat, and added them to their version of Pork Vindaloo curry. The use of Bhut Jolokia chilli is where the dish derives all its heat from. You definitely got to have guts to try this dish out.

Suicide Chicken Wings Is Called So For A Reason

Glazy and spicy hot chicken wings
Glazy and spicy hot chicken wings

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This American chicken dish is called ‘suicide’ for a reason of course. You might just be ‘killing’ yourself by opting to try this dish. The dish uses enough Tabasco sauce to ‘kill’ you already, and yet, as if that was not enough, they also add a good amount of hot pepper flakes and chopped chillies to garnish it.

‘Wat’ The Hell Is Wrong?

The dish looks spicy already
The dish looks spicy already

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Wat is another spicy dish that is made of either chicken, beef, or lamb, with vegetables, often with eggs. This dish is from Ethiopia and is highly popular among Africans. Besides onions, ginger and garlic the dish uses berbere. If you are wondering what berbere is, it is a spice mix that typically uses different hot chilli peppers, korarima, rue, caraway, and other spices that are less known internationally.

Jerk Of A Chicken From The Caribbean Land

Scotch Bonnet chillies for the heat
Scotch Bonnet chillies for the heat

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Jerk chicken is a spicy Caribbean platter. Jamaican spices are used to marinate the chicken. The smoked dish also uses Scotch Bonnet peppers, that gives the heat to the Jerk chicken. The dish was invented by African slaves who fled into the forests of Jamaica, when the British invaded the region. They started making food with ingredients that they found there. Scotch Bonnet is a pepper they found in the region and adapted it as a part of the recipe.

These are some of the dishes that a lot of people do not even order, but for the chilli lovers, they are a must on their bucket-list for sure.