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Cayenne pepper


Cayenne is a rather hot chile pepper 2 -3 " long. It is most commonly used "ground" for flavoring various recipes including sauces, soups and stews.  When you purchase hot chile flakes, they are typically the seed from the cayenne pepper.

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Substitute for cayenne pepper

Per 1/2 teaspoon, substitute 1/2 tsp hot paprika | 1/2 teaspoon chili powder | 3/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes | 4 drops hot pepper sauce per 1/8 tsp cayenne

Equivalents

2 ml   =   1/2 teaspoon

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Nutrition Facts
(USDA#2031)
Serving Size
1 tbsp (5.3 grams)
Calories
17
Total Fat
1g
  Saturated Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
2mg
Potassium
107mg
Total Carbohydrates
3g
  Dietary Fiber
1g
  Sugars
1g
Protein
1g

Ingredients

Ground cayenne chile peppers.  Some brands add anti-caking agents.

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Johosophat
11/27/2010
I see there is a list of possible substitutions, but what is the ratio for each? For example, what is the ratio of 1 tsp. cayenne pepper to red pepper flakes?


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