The Heat is On: 37 Hot Wasabi Recipes
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The Heat is On: 37 Hot Wasabi Recipes

Some like it hot and others, well, they like it super hot. If you’re someone who thinks you can handle the real heat, we’ve got a little something for you. 37 wasabi-spiked recipes that are guaranteed to torch the tongues of even the toughest flame eaters. From dipping sauces to marinades, these meals, snacks and — yes, even desserts will have your sinuses cleared out in no time. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

1. Cucumber Sesame Salad: Let’s ease into this. The cucumbers in this refreshing salad cool down the heat from the soy and wasabi vinaigrette. (via She Wears Many Hats)

2. Roasted Asparagus: Before you bake, smear your spears with a lightly heated mixture of soy sauce, sesame oil and wasabi for a bite with a little burn. (via Fat Free Vegan)

3. Ginger Wasabi Hummus: Take a dip on the wild side! Dunk pita chips into this dip or spread it on a veggie wrap. The best part about it all? This hummus takes only five minutes to whip up. (via Gimme Some Oven)

4. Bloody Mary: There’s no better way to kick up your day than with a brunch cocktail that really packs a punch. Get ready to feel the burn with a wasabi loaded — and rimmed! — bloody Mary. (via A Beautiful Mess)

5. Hand Roll Bowl: If you love sushi, you’ll love this deconstructed shrimp hand roll. Toss wasabi-marinated shrimp into a rice bowl full of all your sushi favorites — avocado, green onions and sliced nori. (via On the Woodside)

6. Gingered Green Bean Fries: You can serve these green bean fries up to even your heat-fearing friends. The fries themselves are wasabi-free and only the brave should dunk into the creamy sour cream wasabi dipping sauce. (via Diva Eats World)

7. Sesame Wasabi Slaw: Consider this your new sandwich topper of choice: Traditional coleslaw is tossed in a soy sauce and wasabi marinade for one spicy, crunchy salad. (via A Teaspoon of Happiness)

8. Chocolate Wasabi Shortbread Cookies: You know those wasabi peas you love? Ever thought about mixing them with chocolate? Well this blogger did to make one savory and sweet cookie. (via Red Path)

9. Smashed Potatoes: No offense to traditional mashed potatoes, but we’re officially converting to this creamy spiced-up version. (via Gimme Some Oven)

10. Edamame Avocado Sandwich: Go green for lunch with this healthy sandwich. Spread a creamy blend of avocado, edamame and wasabi on bread, then add cucumber for crunch. (via Two Peas and Their Pod)

11. Beef Teriyaki Crisps: This party app will get everyone talking! Top tender flank steak with a wasabi mayo for a perfect balance of flavor in every bite. (via My Recipes)

12. Sriracha and Wasabi Deviled Eggs: Ready to make ’em sweat? Even the toughest will feel the burn with these deviled eggs that are mixed with two of the hottest condiments out there. (via Kitchen Daily)

13. Ahi Tuna Tostados: Ahi tuna and wasabi go together like peanut butter and jelly. Serve the dynamic duo on coleslaw-topped crispy wontons. (via Closet Cooking)

14. Wasabi Shrimp on Rice Crackers: Put wasabi on a cracker, and you’ve got an instant party app. Mix it with avocado and sesame shrimp, and you’ve got a party app to impress. (via Steamy Kitchen)

15. Vegan Sushi Pizza: Make your own sushi without all the work. Brown rice makes up the crust of this veggie and wasabi mayo pie. (via Vegan Richa)

16. Waffles and Yogurt: Wasabi — it’s what’s for breakfast. At least it is when you whip up a batch of fluffy smoked salmon waffles with a wasabi yogurt topping. (via Washington Post)

17. Szechuan Shrimp Po’Boys: Southern and Asian cuisine come together in this New Orleans staple made special with a tasty Szechuan-style shrimp and wasabi spread. (via Dash of East)

18. Onion Rings: What’s better than buttermilk-pancake-battered onion rings? Dipping them in garlicky wasabi mayo. (via Noble Pig)

19. Mini Asian Crab Cakes: These tiny cakes may look dainty, but their pickled ginger and wasabi mayo topper pack bold flavor into every bite. (via Martha Stewart)

20. Parmesan and Wasabi Edamame: You’ll probably want to double this recipe because we guarantee you won’t be able to stop snacking on these hot and cheesy peas. (via A Beautiful Mess)

21. Wasabi Noodles: Next time you crave spice, whip up this soba noodle recipe in minutes. The hint of honey is a sweet touch to the spicy dressing. (via She Wears Many Hats)

22. California Burger: Can’t decide between sushi or a burger? Have both! Top your patty with a mix of crab meat, wasabi mayo, avocado and seaweed for a surf and turf dinner. (via Use Real Butter)

23. Black Pearl Cupcakes: If you love the cayenne in Mexican hot chocolate then you’ve gotta try this cupcake, laced with spicy wasabi and ginger. (via Love and Olive Oil)

24. Dark Chocolate Brownies: By now, you’re convinced. Chocolate and wasabi are a good pairing. Try this blogger’s version of dark chocolate brownies loaded with sweet crystallized ginger. (via Eats Well With Others)

25. Wasabi Avocado Dip: Skip the guac and serve this creamy spread instead, created by celebrity chef Masaharu Morimoto. (via Pickled Plum)

26. Wasabi Ginger Popcorn: You’ll swoon over this crazy sweet-meets-heat snack. Top kernels with wasabi, ginger and a bit of sugar for a new movie snack. (via Leite’s Culinaria)

27. Wasabi Ice Cream: Just when you thought there was no other way to put wasabi in dessert, someone went and put it in ice cream. This creamy concoction gets a cool down with sweet honey. (via My Recipes)

28. Chicken Wings: You’re already used to super hot buffalo wings, so these sweetened wasabi versions should be no big deal for your spice-loving taste buds. (via The Delicious Cook)

29. Sirloin Tacos: These tacos don’t need any Tapatio. They’re loaded with pickled cabbage and wasabi mayo instead. (via Kitchen Joy)

30. Raw Cucumber Wasabi Soup: All you need to make this surprisingly cool soup? A blender, eight ingredients and five minutes. (via In Sonnet’s Kitchen)

31. Roasted Duck Pot Stickers: We love anything served in a two-bite pocket. Savory duck pot stickers in a tomato and wasabi cream are no exception. (via Show Food Chef)

32. Mushroom and Garbanzo Bean Tacos: Go vegetarian for the night with earthy tacos, topped with avocado-wasabi yogurt. (via The Ardent Epicure)

33. Chopped Salmon Arugula Salad: We’d like to officially replace the classic chopped salad with this healthy version, loaded with salmon, walnuts and a spicy-sweet honey and wasabi vinaigrette. (via Jeanette’s Healthy Living)

34. Wasabi and Bacon Grilled Cheese: Bacon lovers, we got you covered! This grown-up grilled cheese is stuffed with bacon strips and wasabi mayo. (via Kitchening Around)

35. Mojito Wings: Refreshing, minty and spicy. Three things you’ll get after dunking and digging into a plate of mojito-glazed wings with wasabi mint cream sauce. (via Domestic Fits)

36. Grilled Corn: We’re all for flavored butters and can’t think of a better pairing than a wasabi-loaded pat on fresh grilled corn. (via Steamy Kitchen)

37. Cranberry Wasabi Trail Mix: With every handful of this homemade mix, you’ll get a mouthful of sweet, fruity and spicy flavors. (via Happy Herbivore)

All heated up? Tell us what spicy condiment you love adding to your food below!