7 countries that have the spiciest food in the world

7 countries that have the spiciest food in the world

Those who love spicy food completely understand the magic of flavours. Foodies across the world know that handling spicy food is not a cake walk. According to medical experts, spicy food not only satiates your taste buds but also speeds up the metabolism by increasing the body temperature and heart rate. Spicy food is rich in a chemical called Capsaicin. Capsaicin leads to sweating when you eat something spicy and is considered as a workout. So, if you are the one who enjoys spices, visit the below-mentioned countries that offer the spiciest food in the world.


Thailand as a popular tourist destination has a plethora of street food stalls that offer the spiciest stir-fry dishes and soups. Here, the food uses a lot of aromatic herbs and spices that make the food popular across the world. If you love spices, try fish or meat in a thick red curry sauce that contains a lot of local red chillies.

Mexican food is incomplete without chillies. With home-grown chillies like Jalapeno, Poblano, Serrano, Habanero and Ancho, the place offers a lot of spicy food that is worth a try. Also, if you’re really brave, try the Pozole.

Malaysian food is a blend of Chinese and Indian cuisines. The spiciest dish that Malaysia offers is Otak Otak, which consists of dried chillies blended with minced fish and steamed in a banana leaf. Trust us, it’s worth a try.

When it comes to spicy food, Korea offers ‘Buldak’ which means ‘Fire-chicken.’ According to food experts, this dish comes with different levels of spiciness, all you need to do is to ask for the level you are comfortable with.

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