Sriracha, that spicy condiment that seems to be appearing everywhere these days, has totally stolen our culinary hearts. We’ve used it to make a dipping sauce for our healthy fries, tried chocolate bars flavored with it, and even used it to stage action-packed dinosaur Vines. We’ve been dying to experiment with the stuff even further, so we scoured the web for the coolest, craziest, and most out-of-the-box ideas for using sriracha in the kitchen. Here are 22 recipes that totally rock our sriracha-obsessed socks, and a recipe for whipping up your own!

1. Spicy Citrus Sriracha Cocktail: Let’s kick off this countdown with a cocktail with a little kick! This rum cocktail mixes citrus and spice for a drink that works perfectly for a happy hour pick me up. (via Fake Food Free)

2. Sriracha Peach Crisp: We’re loving peach lately, and this recipe doesn’t disappoint! The sweet and spicy combo is a perfect twist on the classic crisp. (via Budget Bytes)

3. Sriracha Maple Pumpkin Seeds: If fall involves whipping up delicious recipes like this one, consider us ready for the season! (via Savory Simple)

4. Sriracha Chicken Nuggets: A grown-up version of the childhood fave, these will definitely bring a smile to your face. (via Life’s Ambrosia)

5. Spicy Banana Fritters: Not only do these banana fritters feature sriracha, they’re also made with beer for a bit of extra flavor. We’re so in! (via A Cozy Kitchen)

6. Strawberry Sriracha Margarita: The only thing better than a margarita is a margarita taken to the next level with strawberry and sriracha. (via Domestic Fits)

7. Stout + Sriracha Barbecue Bacon Burgers: Bookmark this one for Father’s Day! The stout and bacon are classic flavors that are really set off by the spice for a perfect manly meal. (via From Valerie’s Kitchen)

8. Sriracha Fudge Popsicles: It’s not too cold for popsicles just yet! Take advantage of the warm days of early fall with these chocolaty popsicles with a kick. (via Food Babbles)

9. Sriracha Cheez-its: We’re always on the lookout for yummy and surprising ways to make Cheez-it style crackers, and this sriracha version is next on our list. (via My Name is Yeh)

10. Sriracha and Mexican Lime Donuts: Talk about a great way to start the day! These donuts are sugar and spice and everything nice. (via Scarletta Bakes)

11. The Cocky Rooster: Have you ever tried a beer cocktail? It’s a great way to switch things up if you’re in a drink rut. This citrus and sriracha take on lager is a delicious way to put an end to “the usual.” (via The Kitchn)

12. Sriracha Cream Cheese: Why put plain cream cheese on your morning bagel when you can add sriracha? (via Blissful Domesticity)

13. Sriracha Popcorn: This might just be the ultimate movie night snack. Whip up a batch and make your living room way zestier than a night out at the cinema. (via Taste Love and Nourish)

14. Whiskey Sriracha Candy: These adorable and spicy candies are the way to anyone’s heart. Whiskey and sriracha might be our new favorite flavor combination. (via Olives for Dinner)

15. Sriracha Hummus: An epic appetizer if we ever saw one, this take on hummus is the perfect way to start any dinner party. (via Thyme Bombe)

16. Sriracha Mango Cocktail Shots: If you’re an adventurous spirit, whip up a round of these shots. Another take on the whiskey-sriracha combo, the mango adds a bit of sweet to this killer drink. (via Pepper)

17. Baked Sriracha Potato Chips: This insanely addictive snack is a great alternative to traditional fried potato chips. (via Oh My Veggies)

18. Sriracha Guacamole: Gotta love guac! A little bit spicy and a little bit sweet, mangoes and sriracha take this dip to the next level. (via Damn Delicious)

19. Jalapeno Corn Waffles with Sriracha Maple Syrup: Whether you’re putting together a weekend brunch or going the breakfast-for-dinner route, these waffles topped with flavored syrup are a must-try. (via Domestic Fits)

20. Peanut Butter and Jelly and Sriracha Chocolate Chip Cookies: It’s peanut butter jelly time! These cookies take the classic flavors and add sriracha and chocolate and the results are unforgettable. (via Quiche-a-Week)

21. Sweet and Spicy Sriracha Roast Cashews: A great grab-and-go snack, these cashews will give you a much needed afternoon energy boost. (via Inquiring Chef)

22. Chocolate Sriracha Ice Cream: Not only is this treat super yummy, it’s also vegan. We all scream for chocolate sriracha ice cream! (via Vegan Yack Attack)

Bonus: Homemade Sriracha: So you’re totally sold on these sriracha recipes? Well, no need to rely on the store bought sauce for your homemade treats! If you’re in the mood to get even more awesome in the kitchen, try making your own. (via The Ginger Cook)


Are you in love with sriracha or do you have a different condiment obsession? Have you found an awesome and innovative way to use the spicy sauce? Tell us in the comments below!