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Cayenne peppers come in many shapes and sizes. The long shiny variety is often a bit crooked, the shorter variety is straighter. Cayenne peppers are sometimes called red hot chilli pepper and scores 7 out of 10 on the 'Hot Scale'. The peppers come in red, yellow and green colours. The green cayenne pepper is slightly less hot then the red and yellow varieties.
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Cayenne pepper tips

When ripe?

The cayenne pepper is ripe and ready to use when it is even in colour. EAT ME cayenne peppers in the shop are always ripe and ready to use.
temp of Cayenne pepper

Storage advice

Cayenne peppers are kept in the fridge.

How to cut Cayenne?

Rinse the pepper, cut finely and add to a dish. Peppers have a milder taste when you remove the seeds.
  • When ripe?

Preparation Tips

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  • Perfect in Spanish recipes.
  • Make a marinade for chicken piri piri.
  • Great in a homemade chilli paste.

Nutritional values per 100 g

30 Kcal
4,2 g Sugar
0,3 g Fats
0 g Saturated fats
1,8 g Fibers
Cayenne pepper has a low energetic value. The pepper is rich in Vitamin C, fibres and is a source of potassium and copper.

Origin EAT ME Cayenne pepper

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Did you know...

  • red cayenne peppers have grown on the plant longer then green cayenne peppers. As a result the red peppers received more sunlight and are hotter.

  • the ends of the peppers are not the hottest parts of the peppers.
    The seeds in the pepper taste hottest.

Where to buy

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