If you like adding extra spice in your food, you’ll love these healthy Sriracha recipes. The dishes we’ve chosen use this favorite Asian hot sauce to liven up your meals.
To helps you stay in shape, we’ve only considered recipes that are healthy. This way, you can enjoy the extra heat along with new delicious flavors without feeling guilty after.
In case you have never tried Sriracha before, we recommend that you give it a go.
It’s a popular hot sauce that’s widely used in Asia and becoming more common in the U.S. You can use it as an alternative to Tabasco or your favorite hot sauce as it offers a different type of flavor.
Healthy Sriracha Recipes to Spice Up Your Meals
Black Bean Burger with a Sriracha Sauce
This is a delicious black bean burger with that extra hint of spicy thanks to the sriracha.
You can make this in the kitchen using a grill pan as the original recipe has it. Or, try cooking it on the grill during those lazy weekend afternoons.
This burger recipe is a nice vegetarian option for anyone who’s not into meat or looking for something different.
The black beans and Greek yogurt still offer you protein, and you have the option to enjoy it with a slice of provolone cheese.
Sriracha Lime Chicken Chopped Salad
This is a plate that’s as pretty to look at as it is delicious and healthy.
This salad recipe won’t leave you hungry as it is loaded with protein.
You not only get the chicken breast but also a nice serving of diced avocado to keep you satiated.
The sriracha adds some heat to the already flavorful dish.
It’s perfect for lunch or dinner, especially during the summertime.
It fits right in when you want something that’s refreshing and not too heavy on the belly.
Sriracha Roasted Chickpeas
Want something to nibble on in between meals or while you’re working in front of you’re computer?
Look no further.
This super creative chickpea snack lets you eat munch on something that’s healthy to satisfy you hunger pangs.
This way you don’t end up reaching for a bag of chips or something unhealthy.
The recipe calls for chickpeas, sriracha sauce and an oven. That’s it!
It’s easy enough and all you to do is prep and back.
Super simple, they’re a great alternative to chips or popcorn.
Quinoa Cauliflower Bowl with Almond Sriracha Sauce
Those looking to try quinoa for the first time and enjoy its health benefits can use this dish to do so.
It is full of flavor and crunch thanks to the roasted cauliflower that’s topped with hot sriracha sauce.
You don’t run out of healthy nutrients.
Each of the ingredients in this dish gives you something your body will thank you for.
It is high in fiber. It also offers healthy fats. Plus, you get a good fill of protein as well.
Finally, it is vegetarian. So, you can lay off the meat for a while.
Sriracha Veggie Frittata
If you’re tired of having the same frittata for weekend breakfasts and want to literally spice things up a bit, try this veggie frittata recipe from Cassie over at Bake Your Day.
This is a super versatile recipe as Cassie suggests you fill the frittata up with whatever veggies you like or have on hand. Definitely a great way to use leftovers.
You can also add ham, turkey or other meats for protein if you want something more filling.
Sriracha Cauliflower Bites with Peanut Dipping Sauce
Enjoy this healthy snack, complete with dipping sauce the next time you enjoy a ball game with everyone in front of the TV.
It’s a nice switch from the traditional Buffalo wings and definitely healthier as well.
The baked cauliflower gives you the crunch that makes snacks like chips fun to eat.
You can enjoy them with or without the sauce. I particularly like the peanut sauce but my hubby eats the cauliflower like popcorn without dipping.
Spicy Sriracha Steak Lettuce Wraps
This lettuce wrap recipe is one of my favorites.
It’s got everything you need for a light, healthy meal.
Plus, you get to eat with your hands which is always fun.
The ginger adds a bit more heat to the sriracha, though you do get a nice balanced flavor. The ground meat is also balanced out by the refreshing lettuce wraps which makes it something you can keep eating.
Spicy Almond Halibut
Enjoy this complete meal when you want to make something that’s easy, quick and tasty for the family.
This is an Asian inspired fish recipe that features halibut steaks.
And, it only takes 15 minutes to make from start to finish.
This makes it perfect for when you get home late from work or don’t want to slave in the kitchen in making dinner.
Vegetarian Banh Mi Sandwich With Sriracha Mayonnaise
Known for their healthy and light cuisine, this is a Vietnamese inspired sandwich with a twist of Indonesian hot sauce.
Very light and refreshing, this is something you can take with you on the go or enjoy during the summer time.
It is loaded with different veggies like carrots, radish and cucumber.
For protein, Marin over at Marin Mama Cooks uses tofu.
The next time you think of making popcorn, skip the microwave bagged ones and make the flavoring yourself.
It’s much healthier plus to get to add as much or as little sriracha as you want to taste.
This creation comes from Tawnie at Kroll’s Korner, and it features a much healthier way of enjoying popcorn.
It even has some healthy fats in it in the form of extra virgin olive oil.
Not only is it easy, it’s something that the kids will surely love.
Healthy Pumpkin Ginger Soup with Sriracha
This recipe is perfect for those days when you want something light.
Or, those days when it’s cold outside and you want something warm.
This pumpkin ginger soup uses some Asian flavors. These include cilantro, ginger and sriracha. Together, they offer a wonderful mix.
As a bonus, it comes with its very own version of the Thai peanut sauce.
It’s something you can make during pumpkin season to take advantage of veggie.
Asian Salmon Sliders with Sriracha Mayonnaise
This Sriracha slider is a healthy alternative to the large beef burgers that we often find served in bars and restaurants.
Made with heart healthy omega-3 laden salmon, this Asian inspired recipe if filled with flavor as well as spice.
With a mix of savory and spicy, it uses fish sauce and old bay to give you the savory, and sriracha and sweet chili sauce to bring the heat.