Translation of spicy in Spanish:
adjective/adjetivo (-cier, -ciest)
- 1.1 [sauce/food] (highly seasoned) muy condimentado; (with spices) con muchas especias; (hot, peppery) picanteExample sentences1.2 (racy) [story/account] sabroso; (with sexual connotations) picante
- This was braised cubes of lamb in a spicy coconut sauce with fragrant rice for €15.50.
- A little bowl of diablo sauce, a spicy and fresh tomato salsa, came on the side.
- To top it off, the skewers were presented on a plate with potatoes, sour cream, and a spicy tomato sauce.
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