Spicy Food Fan? We’ve Got 12 Dishes You Need to Order

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Sometimes you want your food to bite back—with flavor that is. If you’re looking to make your meals a bit more exciting, South Beach Diet has a range of healthy and invigorating dishes made with the right amount of spices and seasonings for you heat seekers out there. Whether it be zesty, chipotle or tangy, we’ve got a dish for every spicy food fan.

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Check out 12 of our favorite spicy meals that are sure to give your senses a kick:

1. Texas Style Chili Sauce with Meat >

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Leading our spicy food dishes is this home-cooked classic. Take your taste buds on a trip with big Texas flavors in this spicy chili dish. Enjoy spoonfuls of beefy crumbles, onions and peppers all perfectly seasoned to give you a hearty meal. 230 calories and 20 grams of protein make this a smart meal to keep on hand from South Beach Diet.

2. Italian-Style Meatballs in Zesty Tomato Sauce >

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Indulge in spicy Italian meatballs just like mom used to make, but with a mere 230 calories. Perfectly seasoned, oven-roasted meatballs are made with all your favorite Italian ingredients including Parmesan cheese, garlic, olive oil and tomato sauce to make it taste and smell like you’re in a Tuscan villa. These zesty meatballs from South Beach Diet are definitely delectable, and with five grams of fiber and 17 grams of protein, there’s a lot to love.

3. Moroccan-Inspired Chickpea Stew with Pork >

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Enjoy the exotic tastes of Morocco straight from your own pantry courtesy of this tasty chickpea stew made with all the right seasonings. A truly exciting meal can be ready in minutes thanks to this steaming combination of pork, garbanzo beans, onions, kale and tomatoes all cooked to a tender end and served in a swirling 250-calorie stew. You’ll get 19 grams of protein and seven grams of fiber, making this meal a home run for flavor and nutrition.

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4. Chockful of Veggie Chili >

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A vegetarian chili packs a punch with a team of tasty veggies to round out this filling dish. Red and green peppers, zucchini, squash and kidney beans are all expertly coated with a mix of garlic and chili powders for just the right amount of heat. Made with just 210 calories and 12 grams of protein, this colorful chili dish is a healthy pick-me-up for lunch or dinner.

5. 7 Spice Shrimp and Chicken Stir-Fry >

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You’ll get a multitude of spices in this tasty South Beach Diet stir-fry that has just 210 calories and tons of bold flavors. Shrimp and chicken are seasoned with invigorating ginger and lemongrass, and mixed with mushrooms, quinoa and snow peas for a light and lean dish with 18 grams of protein and three grams of fiber.

6. Italian-Style Sausage and Peppers >

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Indulge in a lively mixture of sausage and peppers cooked with signature Italian seasonings all for just 220 calories. Meaty chunks of fennel sausage are paired with slices of tri-colored peppers and doused with a picante tomato sauce before being grilled to perfection. Get a full 18 grams of protein with this hearty dish.

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7. Southern-Style Chicken and Beans in a Tangy BBQ Sauce >

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You’ll want to lean in closer for a whiff of this fragrant, homestyle BBQ chicken dish. Full of tender chicken chunks and white beans, this simmering combo comes alive with a Southern-style sauce made of mustard, vinegar and onions to really leave a lasting impression! Give your taste buds the tang they’ve been searching for with this 190-calorie chicken BBQ meal made with five grams of fiber and 18 grams of protein.

8. Tandoori Style Seasoned Chicken >

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The classic combo of chicken and brown rice gets an upgrade thanks to some traditional Tandoori spices. Heaping chicken chunks and brown rice are spiced and seasoned to simmer in a creamy saag sauce. Roasted eggplant and cauliflower balance the heat from the Tandoori spices to round out this healthy dish with 210 calories and 18 grams of protein.

9. Taqueria-Style Beef and Cheese Skillet >

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A sizzling skillet from South Beach Diet is a great way to pack a punch to your senses! You can count on this pan-seared beef and cheese to liven up your day when it’s seasoned with paprika, cumin, garlic and chili pepper. A simple 190 calories and a whopping 21 grams of protein make this a big bowl of beefy happiness with all kinds of heat and flavor!

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10. Chicken Fajita Bowl >

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Get that smokey, spicy flavor you crave without having to fire up the grill thanks to South Beach Diet’s Chicken Fajita Bowl. A grilled trio of chicken, onions and bell peppers is mixed with brown rice and black beans in this boldly flavored bowl. Topping it off, Monterey jack cheese, jalapenos, cilantro and scallions really make this meal POP! Not to mention, it has a respectable 250 calories and 20 grams of protein.

11. Double Grilled Sriracha Chicken >

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If you’re a spicy food fanatic, there’s no need to pass the sriracha this time, since this delicious chicken dish is already seasoned with it. Tender bites of chicken, collard greens and peppers are sauced with the right amount of sriracha to wake up your taste buds. A whopping 18 grams of protein and a hearty five grams of fiber make this 180-calorie meal a great choice when you want a little punch with your lunch or dinner.

12. Chipotle-Sauced Chicken >

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Last, but certainly not least on our spicy food list, is this grilled chicken smothered in savory, smoky chipotle sauce from South Beach Diet. Tender chicken bites, quinoa and millet are mixed in with jalapenos to make this lunch or dinner sing with a simple 220 calories. A generous four grams of fiber along with 14 grams of protein make this chipotle chicken dish filled with flavor.

Not a spicy food fan? We’ve got plenty of other foods you can add to your menu. Check them out here >