This flexible spicy peanut butter recipe is unique, bringing the heat to enhance your regular dishes in a more exciting way. It has an intense depth of flavors with the warm spice blends, a pantry staple.
This spicy peanut butter is an excellent no-cook recipe for modifying the classic peanut butter sandwich. A copycat recipe of the hot peanut butter in the stores.
A one-spot wonder to prove that a few simple ingredients significantly change the resulting product.
We wanted to recreate this hot and spicy variation after encountering a spicy dip offered in the restaurant. It resulted in intense flavors, and the heat it provides is subtle. Get the taste of the butter along with the heat, with tiny tweaks.
I'm sure everyone has peanut butter in your pantry. However, have you ever thought of making it hot? If not, this spicy peanut butter is a must-try recipe.
Even if you are considering making it a vast batch, try driving with 4 tablespoons and explore the world of deliciousness. Furthermore, it has limitless options to incorporate into the meals.
Why you would love it?
This is delicious with the right amount of heat and the depth of flavors. The heat is highly customizable to suit personal heat tolerance. Tastes better than the store-bought and costs a fraction of it.
The spicy peanut butter recipe is effortless and no cooking is involved. The options are limitless; you can use this in any recipe that calls for peanut butter.
Made with inexpensive pantry staple ingredients and with a longer shelf life. These features make it possible to enjoy anytime, whenever the craving strikes.
It could turn into your best spicy condiment for sure.
Peanut butter. The brand? anything you have already used and are comfortable with. The brand does not come into the picture. You may opt for a silky or crumbled texture, however, you like it. Feel free to use it if you have homemade peanut butter as well.
Cayenne pepper. Responsible for the natural heat and the umami of spicy peanut butter. Once combined, it is unbelievably flavorful and plays subtle. Adjust the quantity as per your personal preference.
Paprika. Added for its rich color and intense aroma. It does not alter the heat much but is a must ingredient.
How to make?
Sprinkle. Add peanut butter, cayenne pepper, and paprika in a mixing bowl.
Combine. Mix vigorously with a fork or a whisk until the spices blend evenly.
Resting time. Allow it to sit overnight for the vibrant kick. And relish.
How to serve?
Use this spicy peanut butter, the same as the classic peanut butter.
Sandwich. How come I ever skip this when talking on this topic? The most favorite of my taste testers, and mine as well. Spread lavishly over the bread slices and enjoy. It could be a protein-rich breakfast or an instant snack.
Dipping sauce. Combine with hot water or honey to serve as an instant dipping sauce.
Cookies. Replace the original peanut butter with our spiced version. And to mention especially the guests ask you for the secret behind it.
Spiced ice cream. Blend with frozen banana, voila! This spiced ice cream is ready with a bundle of excellent tastes.
And more. Incredible for stuffing the crepe or dressing for salad, marinating the meat, and more.
Cabinets. Store spicy peanut butter in an air-sealed container in the kitchen cabinet for up to 1 month.
Refrigerate. To use up to 2 months.
Freeze. To use for a maximum of 6 months. To thaw, refrigerate it overnight. And stir well with a fork to fluff up and serve.
Chili powder. Substitute cayenne pepper with chili powder or any other blend that suits your heat tolerance.
Use Haitian seasoning or Cajun seasoning. Each addition brings new dimensions to spicy peanut butter. That makes the main dish so much delectable.
Curry powder. Over-to-the-top aroma is one of the easiest methods to make the food curried instantaneously.
Hot sauce. Swirl hot sauce, but it does not have the shelf-like. Best to be made and served immediately.
Why both cayenne pepper and paprika?
Both are added for different purposes. The first one is for the heat and the latter is responsible for the color and adds a depth of flavor.
Does it need a resting time?
Yes, the resting time is suggested. This makes the spices blends and gels with the hot peanut butter. Makes spicy peanut butter rich and proficient.
Mixing bowl. A mixing bowl like this helps not only in this recipe but in other dishes extremely.
Whisk. A right sturdy whisk makes the work easy.
Measuring cups. One of the musts in any kitchen.
Measuring spoons. Can anyone skip this when building up the kitchen gadgets?
Other easy spicy recipes you may like,
- Jalapeno mustard
- Sriracha aioli sauce
- Spicy marinara sauce
- Cilantro jalapeno hummus
- Chili lime vinaigrette
- Jalapeno aioli
- Boom boom sauce
Printable recipe card
Spicy peanut butter
- 1 cup peanut butte
- ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 tsp paprika
- In a mixing bowl, add peanut butter, cayenne pepper, and paprika.
- Whisk vigroursly until all the ingredients combined together.
- Allow it to rest it for 8 hours until the butters blends with the spice mix.
- And serve.
- Store in the kitchen cabinet for up to 1 month in an airtight container.
- Refrigerate to use up to 2 months.
- Freese to use for a maximum of 6 months. To thaw, refrigerate it overnight. And stir well with a fork to fluff up and serving.
Recommended tools for making this recipe
Whisk. This is one secrets to the smoothest, creamiest spicy peanut butter. Add a touch of spice, and you're in peanut butter heaven.
Silicon Spatula. It'll ensure no bit of your spicy peanut butter is wasted.
Glass jar. Store your homemade spicy peanut butter in a charming glass jar. Remember, presentation is everything!