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Cayenne Peppers

Cayenne Peppers

Ground Cayenne

Ground Cayenne


           

 

Ingredients

Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne is a species of extremely hot chili pepper. It is small to medium sized (about 2 - 5 inches long) and bright red. Most cayenne grown today is dried and ground into cayenne pepper. Buy ground cayenne in small amounts so that it doesn't lose its fresh flavor. As it ages, it turns from a bright pepper red to a duller brownish red.

Recipes Using Cayenne Pepper

Chili Con Carne
Shrimp with Rice Noodles and Peanut Sauce
Black Bean Hummus
Asian Peanut Chicken Salad
Seared Tofu with Honey Spice Glaze
Six Bean Chili
Steamed Clams with Spicy Tomato Corn Broth
Cumin Dusted Flank Steak with Black Beans
One Skillet Chicken and Black Beans
Chicken Vindaloo
Roasted Tomatillo Salad Dressing