First Prize (3 winners)

  • Sweet Dragon Wings with Spicy Peanut Sauce
    Sweet Dragon Wings with Spicy Peanut Sauce
    by bajablue

    These savory Dragon Wings won't have you breathing fire... just craving more!   Plump, juicy chicken wings are skewered whole and bathed in a salty-sweet Kecap Manis marinade.  Next, a quick dip in coconut milk and then onto the BBQ. When your Dragon Wings are grilled to perfection and ready to…

  • Candied Chillies (the extended version)
    Candied Chillies (the extended version)
    by cluracon

    These bright & shiny little twirls have a sweet and spicy flavour with a subtle hit of heat, and are great for topping cakes and ice cream, or garnishing cocktails. This is an extended version of my previous candied chilli photostructable. That first attempt was tasty, but thanks to leaving in t…

  • Salsa Roja Asada (Roasted Red Salsa)
    Salsa Roja Asada (Roasted Red Salsa)
    by NHLavalanche

    Salsa Roja Asada is both incredibly easy to make and will easily wow anyone who tries it. The basic recipe for roasted salsa calls for a combination of tomatoes, peppers, onions to be roasted, then pureed with fresh cilantro, followed by being eaten well before it even becomes cold. I'll be modif…

Chili Pepper Challenge




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If you like it hot, this is the challenge for you!  Even if you can't make it to the 2011 Eat Real Festival in person, you can share your chili know-how online.  Show us how you like to spice things up in the Chili Pepper Challenge.  

Enter your original Step-by-Step, Photo, or Video Instructable showing us your recipe, project, or technique for kicking it up a notch with chili peppers.  Any project made with chilis is eligible; enter to win an awesome set of Japanese knives!

Top entries may also be eligible to compete in the Canned Heat Contest at the LA Eat Real Festival.

Update: contest now closes Monday night, July 4!  Make good use of the extra holiday to post your hot chili favorites.

Ready to start? Click here!

Read more about the free Eat Real Festival, follow the festival on Facebook or on Twitter,  and come celebrate, share, and learn more about food! July 16-17 in LA, and September 23-25 in Oakland, CA.

Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to international entries. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PDT, July 4.

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