7 of the World’s Spiciest Latino Foods

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While many of us can’t live without adding a dash of spice to our life in the form of droplets of hot sauce on our crunchy potato chips or on our slice of pizza, there are many dishes from across Latin America that bring enough heat and won’t have us reaching for the hot sauce.

1. Mexican Ceviche (Spice-O-Meter: 3.5 stars)

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2. Camarones a La Diabla (Spice-O-Meter: 4 stars)

3. Cochinita Pibil (Spice-O-Meter: 3.7 stars)


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Hailing from Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula with Mayan roots, cochinita pibil includes habanero and guajillo peppers to help out pack that picante punch. This dish might have you begging for a class of milk after.

4. Peruvian Ceviche (Spice-O-Meter: 3 stars)


5. Ají de Gallina (Spice-O-Meter: 3.5 stars)

6. Piñaloca (Spice-O-Meter: 4 stars)

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