I love to cook. Absolutely LOVE.IT. So in honor of International Hot and Spicy Foods Day on January 16th, I thought it would be fun to share with you 5 of my favorite recipes that are hot and spicy. Do not fret dolls, I have you covered. They are also very budget-friendly for after holiday cooking. You should already have nearly all or majority of these ingredients in your pantry. Here are my top 5 budget-friendly hot & spicy dishes.

Before we begin,  I would just like to state that none of these recipes are mine.  photos and the links all go to their respective owners. This is merely a Roundup of some of my favorite recipes.

So in honor of hot and spicy day Just in time, Here are my top five budget-friendly hot and spicy dishes that I love.

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