The stir-fried shrimp recipe combines marinated shrimp, ginger, garlic, hot chiles, asparagus and lemon grass for a somewhat spicy but extremely flavorful entrée.
Almost every culture has their variety of piquant seafood, from Jamaican pepper shrimp to Creole shrimp and andouille jambalaya to Filipino hot and sour soup.
This sweet and sour fish sauce dip is made spicy with chopped chilies and garlic, while fresh-squeezed lime or lemon gives it a sour edge.
This spicy crab stir fry combination comes from an Indonesian friend living in New England. Indonesians love hot, spicy foods, and this dish is no exception.
Now you’re looking for some ideas for side dishes that will withstand the hot weather and not make your guests ill. Here’s what I like to serve: Thai-style cucumber salad, horseradish pickled beets and pickled red onions. Add some chipotle butter for the corn and you’ll have a great meal with complementary flavors and tastes.