Paqui's One Chip Challenge has been making headlines for having caused the death of an American teen, following which it was pulled from stores.
the one chip challenge
The infamous single chip boasted a a blend of the Carolina Reaper Pepper and the Scorpion Pepper - two of the hottest chillis in the world at 2.2 million and 1.3 million Scoville Heat Units respectively.
a lethal combo
Though the notorious chip is off the table, enter a world of fiery flavours with these globally renowned spicy dishes, each offering a tantalising blend of heat and taste, giving your taste buds a run for their money.
the fiery pits of hell
Som Tum Salad is a Thai green papaya salad, offering a spicy kick achieved through the use of chili, lime, and fish sauce, creating a refreshing yet fiery dish.
10. Som Tum Salad
Kimchi Jjigae is a Korean spicy kimchi stew, combining fermented cabbage, tofu, and red pepper flakes for a spicy and tangy taste.
9. Kimchi Jjigae
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Jerk Chicken is a Jamaican favourite, featuring marinated and grilled chicken with a spicy jerk seasoning, typically containing fiery scotch bonnet peppers.
8. Jerk Chicken
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Chettinad Chicken is a South Indian specialty celebrated for its bold and spicy flavours, originating from a blend of aromatic spices and dried red chilies.
7. Chettinad Chicken
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Sichuan Hot Pot is a Chinese culinary experience where diners cook a variety of ingredients in a simmering, spicy broth infused with Sichuan peppercorns.
6. Sichuan Hot Pot
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Papa a la Huancaina is a Peruvian dish featuring boiled potatoes covered in a creamy and spicy cheese sauce made from aji amarillo peppers.
5. Papa a la Huancaina
Doro Wot is an Ethiopian chicken stew made with berbere spice, delivering a robust flavour profile and a notable level of heat.
4. Doro Wot
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Gaeng Tai Pla is a pungent Thai curry prepared with fermented fish entrails, lending it a distinctive and potent spiciness.
3. Gaeng Tai Pla
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Jjambbong is a Korean spicy seafood noodle soup that combines a rich, spicy broth with various types of seafood, creating a hearty and spicy dish.
Photo: Korean Bapsang
Phaal Curry is a fiery Bangladeshi curry known for its extreme spiciness, achieved by using a mix of super-hot chili peppers and spices.
1. Phaal Curry
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