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Bex
« on: December 07, 2004 10:24:35 AM »

I have a tough crowd coming in this weekend.  They LOVE LOVE LOVE hot & spicy food - the hotter the better...and I'm not much of a spicy food kinda girl, so my recipe box isn't all that accommodating. I've got the main dish covered, but need appetizer ideas.

Any ideas?HuhHuhHuh
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« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2004 07:46:07 AM »

Here's an easy one - I don't know the real name, but we usually call them antijitos:

1 pkg cream cheese
1 pkg of large tortillas
1 cup of grated cheddar
1 jalapeno, chopped in small peices

Mix softened cream cheese, grated cheddar, and jalapeno in a bowl
Spread mixture onto tortillas in a thin layer
Roll tortillas with cheese mix inside
Cut into 1 inch slices (so you have lots of mini rolls)
place on a baking sheet roll side up and bake until warm and a little toasty on top

serve them on a plate/platter with salsas, sour cream, guacamole etc for dipping.

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« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2004 07:59:42 AM »

Yes, there are a lot of Mexican foods that are great for appetizers and they can be as hot as you want..
Like a layered bean dip-use any/all of these-refried beans, meat, cheese, lettuce, sour cream, jalapenos/habaneros slices, hot sauce, taco seasoning
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« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2004 08:26:49 AM »

You could always head down to a store/carneceria/bodega in your town and pick up some pico de gallo or salsa. 

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« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2004 09:06:04 AM »


  A few suggestions:

Spicy wings - buy some wings and make your own marinade.  sometimes it is great to mix sweet and spicy.  there are tons of recipes online.  i usually make it up as i go along.

mini quesadillas - can be served with hot sauce on the side

mini meatballs - bake them then add them to some spicy bb-q sauce.  wicked easy. a hit at my last get together.

deviled eggs - add redhot, tabasco sauce, or spicy mustard to filling

  You can aslo buy those jalapenos that are fried and filled with cheese.  Those you can find in th frozen food section.

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« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2004 09:20:49 AM »

Ohhh I have an awesome recipe for spicy Thai soup...I'll post it tonight when I get home...Mmmmmmmmmmmmmm love it!

OK...Here it is!

Spicy Thai Soup
8-10 servings

2-3 Chicken Breasts
Hand full of corriander
1 sm onion diced
1 1/2 cups of mushrooms (washed and sliced)
6-8 drops of fish sauce
4 cans of Coconut milk
Green chile paste to taste

**Put Chicken and onions in pot cover with water and bring to boil.
**simmer for 30 minutes
**Add mushrooms, coriander, fish sauce and coconut milk
**Simmer for 15 minutes
**Add green chilie paste to taste

Maybe this will help you...if not...then you have a good recipe for Thai soup.

Good luck!
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« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2004 08:03:26 AM »

Oooooooooh, those all sound so good.  Now I have to pick one! HAHA
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« Reply #7 on: December 11, 2004 07:13:14 AM »

Maybe to late for your dinner but here is anotehr one: 
Buffalo Chicken 
cut bonless chicken into 1 inch cubes
melt butter  & add Franks brand RED HOTT sauce.  marinate chiken atleast 1/2 before browning in a skillet or baking in the oven. 
Serve on a platter with blue cheese dressing to dip into. Also very good with celery & baby carrots on the side.   
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