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Ground Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne is a spicy pepper that can be added to various dishes to provide heat. The colour of the pepper ranges from orange red to deep red, hence why it... Cayenne is a spicy pepper that can be added to various dishes to provide heat. The colour of the pepper ranges from orange red to deep red, hence why it is also known as a Red Pepper. Ground cayenne pepper is widely used in Mexican and Italian dishes to season meats, seafood and even cottage cheese. More Less

Usage Tips

  • Cayenne pepper flavor intensifies as it cooks, lightly season dishes and taste frequently while cooking
  • Use in traditional Cajun cuisine, such as Louisiana Jambalya
  • Ground Cayenne pepper pairs well with dairy, adding dimension to the mildness of cottage and cream cheese.
  • Good in traditional Indian cuisine, such as Chicken Tikka Masala
  • Add to soups, chowders, sauces and gravies

Nutritional Information

  • 0 Calories
  • 0g Total Fat
  • 0g Saturated Fat
  • 0g Trans Fat
  • 0mg Cholesterol
  • 0mg Sodium
  • 0g Carbohydrates
  • 0g Fiber
  • 0g Sugar
  • 0.1g Protein

Ingredients

Ground cayenne pepper (red pepper)

About Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne chili peppers are also known as Capsicum frutescens, and belong to the genus Capsicum. Capsicum is an herb, and the fruit of the capsicum plant is used to make medicine.

Cayenne peppers are known for their numerous health benefits. They are used to help joint and nerve pain, as a natural remedy for cramps, and are known to stop stomach pain and diarrhea.

What Does Cayenne Pepper Taste Like?

Cayenne peppers are also known for their spiciness, due to the chemical called capsaicin. On average, they are 10 times spicier than a jalapeño. They have a strong bite and are quite pungent.

UPC Code (SIZE)

066200011628 (81g)

6620003076 (1900g)

066200911904 (450g)

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