Sakay - Constance Tsarabanjina, Madagascar
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January is all about trying new things. Vowing to be more organised or healthier for the new year?

At Constance Hotels & Resorts we believe that the biggest challenges can be tackled with the smallest changes in your routine. Let’s kick off this year by improving our eating habits. Did you know that spicy foods are among the best for your health? With a small addition of spice into your cooking routine, you can live a much healthier lifestyle. Spicy foods have even been proven beneficial to speed up metabolism, increase blood flow and promote good feelings! ✌️

To get you inspired, we have collected our best hot & spicy dishes curated and served by our exceptional chefs across Constance Hotels & Resorts. You can be sure your palate will be overflowing with flavours!

1.Hot and Spicy Grilled Kadai King Prawn

Made with 4 King Prawns, marinated in ginger & garlic paste, with a sprinkle of cheddar cheese, chili powder and cashew nuts. These hot and spicy prawn recipe from Constance Prince Maurice will be sure to leave you feeling the heat. Make sure to check out the full recipe here!

Hot and Spicy Kadai king PrawnHot and Spicy Grilled Kadai King Prawn – Constance Prince Maurice, Mauritius

2. Thai Prawns in Coconut Sauce

Taking hot and spicy to a tropical level. These Thai prawns come marinated roast ginger & garlic, lemongrass, kaffir lime, Thai chili paste and coconut milk. Don’t forget to cut bell pepper and onion into rough pieces and sauté the vegetables, fry the prawns and add to the vegetables. Then, as the recipe required, add the sauce and garnish with chives. We can almost taste them now…

Thai Prawns in Coconut Sauce - Constance Moofushi, MaldivesThai Prawns in Coconut Sauce – Constance Moofushi, Maldives

3. Neua Yang Jim Jaew

We know this recipe will tickle your taste buds. Featuring Thai spicy grilled beef with sautéed asparagus, mushroom and broccoli. Our Neua Yang Jim Jaew recipe features a mix of Thai spicy sauce ingredients combined with fish sauce, lime juice and chili to make it sweet, sour and spicy. After having the beef marinated in the spicy sauce and grilled, the dish is served with vegetables and steam rice. Tasty eh?!

Neua Yang Jim Jaew - Constance Halaveli, MaldivesNeua Yang Jim Jaew – Constance Halaveli, Maldives

4. Spicy pork spare ribs

If you like the feeling of having sticky fingers, this Spicy Pork Ribs recipe is for you! Made with a mix of sweet flavours and 5 different spices, the ribs come marinated with salt, pepper and topped with a honey mixture. This dish comes best served with a glass of white wine and an ocean view!

Spicy pork spare ribs - Constance Belle Mare Plage, MauritiusSpicy pork spare ribs – Constance Belle Mare Plage, Mauritius

5. Red prawns and Thai Curry Cappuccino

Get ready to be blown away by this recipe where east meets west culture. Designed by our Chef at Constance Lemuria this Red Prawns and Thai Curry Cappuccino recipe is made with 4 fried shelled king prawns immerged in a cream made of coconut milk, red curry paste, tomato paste, cloves and dhal. Try this recipe and bring your cooking skills to the next level!

Red prawns and Thai Curry Cappuccino - Constance Lemuria, SeychellesRed prawns and Thai Curry Cappuccino – Constance Lemuria, Seychelles

6. Sakay

Sakay is a traditional Madagascar recipe for a classic relish of hot chillies ginger and garlic in oil. Typically served in individual portions or as an accompaniment to main dishes. Very easy to make, all you have to do is place all the ingredients in a pestle and mortar or in a food processor and render to a paste. Check out here all the ingredients you need. You’ll see, the food comes alive with a little spoonful of sakay!

Powder, pepper, chilli by Sonja PunzPowder, pepper, chilli by Sonja Punz

So, whether you try these dishes at our resorts, or make them at home – all they need to be is tasty! In 2019 make sure pepper, curries or any other unexpected spices are not missing from your kitchen and if the temperature gets too hot, at Constance Hotels & Resorts you’ll always find a way to cool down!

We hope you enjoyed our collection of hot recipes, if you have any question feel free to reach out to us on Instagram and Facebook or leaving a comment below!

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