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Chilli King Recipe Competition

Now that many of you have a healthy crop of chillies about to ripen, we thought it would be interesting to see what our readers make with their precious crops that they have spent the best part of 6 months nurturing.

Everyone we speak to has their favorite recipes made from their crops. Whether it is a traditional chilli, hot sauce, spicy stew or a sizzling salsa we want to know what your favorites are.

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The Prizes

1st Prize: A Chilli King T-Shirt (any size) delivered right to your door.

2nd Prize: A selection of chilli seeds.

3rd Prize: Some of our world famous Chilli King Chilli Chutney.

How to Enter

To enter all you have to do is email us your favorite chilli based recipe and a photograph of your dish. We’ll publish all of the recipes we receive right here on the blog and choose a winner later in the summer.

Good Luck!




3 comments… add one

  • jimdog August 23, 2014, 11:09 am

    My current favourite is one I sort of made up myself on one of those nothing much in fridge days.
    Take a few courgettes (or in my case a very big one that I had forgotten was growing when I went away) . Several tomatoes, 3 cloves of garlic. Oregano. A good sized onion. And a mix of different chillis depending on personal heat preferences. I quite like using satans kiss for a nice medium of heat and flavour (by that I mean my wife can eat it just but she is a chilli wuss lol). Although the last time I did add one of my bhut jolokia and a Trinidad scorpion (first time I have grown these).
    Cut your courgettes into nice manageable slices. I like mine to have a little crunch so leave them slightly thicker. Fry off in a bit of olive oil until they start to darken. Remove and leave to cool.
    Dice the onion and sweat them down in some olive oil. Add the tomatoes, oregano and the chillis you have chosen for the heat factor, a ghost for example. And keep on a low heat until the tomato has reduced into a sauce. Take off the heat.
    Now get oven proof dish big enough so you can make layers with your ingredients.
    Layer some courgettes on the bottom. Spoon over some of the sauce you have made so just covering. Now take the chillis you haven’t cooked ie satans kiss and cut into slices. Place a thin layer of these over the sauce. Another layer of courgettes. More sauce and more satans kiss. Repeat again and end with final layer of courgettes. Bit of salt and pepper over the top. Cover with foil and put in medium heat oven for 20-30 mins.
    Basically its a version ratatouille with chillis. I love this dish even though minimul ingredients aslong as you have chillis.
    I also very recently put a dish of this in the fridge after it had cooled and served as side dish at a bbq. I was amazed at the response I got. The only complaint I got was it was too spicey but they couldn’t stop eating it.
    Hope if anyone tries this then you enjoy it like I do.

  • Rachel October 21, 2010, 3:52 pm

    I use homegrown jalapenos, finger hot, and super chilis in my salsa.
    I just started my blog, my recipe is on there.
    Please check it out 🙂

    • The Chilli King October 22, 2010, 8:49 pm

      Rachel – Ths recipe looks awesome, thanks!

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