16 Sriracha Recipes That Prove Hot Sauce Really Is The Most Magical Ingredient Of Them All

In 2015, we should all resolve to add a little spice to our daily lives. It's a common fact that adding Sriracha makes food taste better instantly, so whenever I'm about to chow down on a somewhat plain-tasting dish, I know exactly what to reach for. BOOM. Instant upgrade. Sriracha prevents anything edible from tasting bland, and it's an extremely versatile condiment. The best part is that it doesn't require a large amount to provide that spicy kick. Just a dash or a few drops or a cute little dollop will do just fine. So here are all the recipes that prove Sriracha is the King of Condiments, and makes everything better.

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Prime Rib Pho with Sriracha

Pho is the soup that everyone is always in the mood to eat, because it’s basically a salty noodle dish with fresh ingredients drowning in broth. It soothes the soul way more than chicken soup. And with the addition of Sriracha on the top, it will make your stomach all kinds of happy.

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Honey Sriracha Pretzels

A lot of sweet, a little spice, and all tied up in a warm doughy present. This recipe from A Spicy Perspective is kind of the perfect food to make when you’re having your period and feeling all the feels. Or anytime of the month, because it’s THAT delish.

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Homemade Potato Chips with Sriracha BBQ Sauce

Why settle for chips and salsa when you can have chips and Sriracha? How Sweet It Is shows you how to make your own delectable spice-infused BBQ sauce to go with homemade potato crisps. Yes, please.

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Salmon Rice Cakes with Sriracha Mayo

Anything, ANYTHING with Sriracha mayo will blow your tastebuds to smithereens — in the best way possible, of course.

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Mini Sriracha Chicken Pot Pies

What is it about mini versions of your favorite comfort foods that makes them taste so much better? Is it because you can inhale them in three bites or less? Is it because you feel less guilty about eating the same amount as long as six additional dishes are dirtied in the process? Whatever the reason, feel free to treat yo’self to these mini Sriracha chicken pot pies from I Am A Food Blog.

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Sweet Potato Tater Tots with Sriracha Aioli

Sweet potatoes, Sriracha… there’s nothing about this combo that doesn’t scream “HI I’M DELICIOUS.”

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Honey Baked Sriracha Wings

The Super Bowl is just around the corner, and this wing recipe wants to be included. Besides, if your Super Bowl menu doesn’t have at least one item with “Sriracha” or “buffalo” in the name, your guests will be cranky and baffled.

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Sriracha Roasted Broccoli

For all those adults who still hate eating all of their veggies, Sriracha will be your savior here.

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Thai Rice Porridge With Sriracha

I haven’t eaten or seen anything about porridge since reading old fairytales as a kid, but if anything is going to pique my porridge interest, it’s making it a Thai recipe with Sriracha on top.

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Homemade Sriracha Cheez-Its

Cheez-Its are already a pretty baller-time snack, but if you make them yourself and add Sriracha, everyone will want to marry you immediately.

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Nutty Black Bean Sriracha Noodles

Sooo spaghetti with peanut butter, soy sauce, and Sriracha? Yep, that’s heaven in a bowl.

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Teriyaki Salmon With Sriracha Cream Sauce

Salmon is jam-packed with omega-3s, so if you don’t eat this amazing meal from Damn Delicious with Sriracha cream sauce, you’re basically neglecting your overall health.

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Sriracha Baked Tofu

Plain tofu is, well… plain. Bake it with Sriracha drizzled all over it, and it becomes its best self. I heart food makeovers.

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Sriracha Beef Nachos

Nachos are easy, universally adored, and the perfect balance of messy and easy to eat with your hands. Sriracha only enhances the fun here.

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Sriracha Lime and Creamy Cashew Fettuccine

Trade in Alfredo for Sriracha, and you’ve never seen a happier bowl of fettuccine. This recipe by Half Baked Harvest is nothing short of genius.

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Homemade Sriracha

Feeling ambitious? Make your own Sriracha. That way you will never find yourself without hot sauce, ever, ever again. The Crepes of Wrath shows us how.

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