20 Spicy Beef Recipes for Your Friends Who Think They Can Handle the Heat
Turn up the temperature with a scorching hot dish that's sure to make you sweat. In this collection of some of our favorite spicy beef recipes, you'll find something for everyone at your table: We've got sweet and spicy dinner ideas for people who prefer milder flavors and fiery options for your friends who just can't get enough heat in their lives. Whether you're looking for spicy beef stew, hot steak fajitas, a sizzling stir fry, or something else, your search ends here.
Taiwanese Spicy Beef Noodle Soup
Spicy Orange Beef
Fans of the sweet and spicy flavor combo will absolutely love this beef dish made with orange marmalade, soy sauce, and crushed red pepper flakes.
Bo Kho (Spicy Vietnamese Beef Stew)
Spicy Beef and Broccoli Chow Mein
Spicy Orange Zest Beef
Two tablespoons of grated orange zest add bright citrus flavor to this hot beef dinner, which is spiced with sambal oelek and sweetened with brown sugar.
Spicy Beef Ramen
Spicy Beef Fajitas
Make these simple spicy beef fajitas with steak, bell peppers, onions, Anaheim chile peppers, a packet spicy fajita seasoning, olive oil, and garlic.
Instant Pot Spicy Beef Curry Stew
Spicy Beef Curry Stew for the Slow Cooker
Spicy Beef Burritos
Try these restaurant-worthy burritos, topped with jalapenos and packed with ground beef and refried beans, next time you need a little spice in your life.
Spicy Shredded Beef
It couldn't be easier to make this spicy shredded beef with just lean chuck, garlic, salt, cumin, and a can of diced tomatoes.
Super-Simple, Super-Spicy Mongolian Beef
Spicy Beef Bulgogi
Two tablespoons of whole dried cayenne peppers and a teaspoon of ground cayenne pepper takes this beef bulgogi up a few notches.
Steak Tacos with Spicy Yogurt Sauce
A creamy mayonnaise-yogurt sauce (flavored with cayenne pepper, dill weed, cilantro, lime juice, and salt) is the perfect finishing touch for these steak tacos.
Spicy Thai Steak and Vegetable Stir-Fry
What's not to love about these ramen noodles with Thai-spiced steak, cabbage, mushrooms, onions, bell peppers, and bean sprouts?
Spicy Beef Brisket
The juicy, slow cooker beef brisket practically melts in your mouth. Crushed red pepper flakes, garlic, peppercorns, and onion flakes add lots of savory and spicy flavor.
Beef Enchiladas with Spicy Red Sauce
Seasoned ground beef is wrapped in flour tortillas, smothered with a spicy red sauce, then topped with shredded cheese and cilantro.