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Cayenne pepper

About the ingredient cayenne pepper. Including 1,676 recipes with cayenne pepper, nutrition data, where it's found, and video.

 

What is cayenne pepper?

Cayenne pepper is high in vitamin A. It also contains vitamin B6, vitamin E, vitamin C, riboflavin, potassium and manganese.

Cayenne is a popular spice in a variety of cuisines. It is employed variously in its fresh form, dried and powdered, and as dried flakes. It is also a key ingredient in a variety of hot sauces, particularly those employing vinegar as a preservative.

Cayenne pepper

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 tbsp (5g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 15Calories from Fat 7
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.9g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.2g 1%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 2.8g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars 0.5
Protein 0.6g
Vitamin A 42% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Cayenne pepper is usually found in the spices section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Cayenne pepper is a member of the Spices and Herbs US Department of Agriculture nutritional food group.

How much does cayenne pepper weigh?

Amount Weight
1 tbsp 5 grams
1 teaspoon 1 grams

Spices and Herbs

In Chinese:辣椒
British (UK) term:
en français:poivre de cayenne
en español:pimienta de cayena

Recipes using cayenne pepper

There are 1676 recipes that contain this ingredient.

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A marinated paneer with Indian spices.

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Capsicum Toast

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Bhel Puri

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This is the most commonly sold chaat in the streets of Mumbai. Almost every street has its own friendly bhelwala with his inimitable blends of chutneys and masalas. Bhel is a delectable combination of papadis, puffed rice, sev, onions, potatoes, raw mango and chutneys. The proportions of the various chutneys can be changed to adjust to your personal preferences. Toast the puffed rice to make bhel crisp before using it to make bhel. If you store the puffed rice, sev and papadi and refrigerate or freeze the chutneys, you can rustle up a heavy snack in a jiffy for your hungry kids returning from school.

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