Cayenne is not the hottest pepper on the scale, but at 35K heat units, our cayenne pepper will still wake up any dish you sprinkle it into. Click on the "Recipe Ideas" tab to find out more.
That burning sensation on your tongue is from a compound in chili peppers called capsaicin that has been studied for its many potential health benefits. If you would like to learn more about cayenne pepper, and capsaicin, explore our article "Spices Unearthed: Chili Pepper"
Try our cayenne pepper on a variety of recipes like Mini Chicken Katsu, Honey-Glazed Chicken Sandwich, Corn Fritters, and Fajitas.
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Our Cayenne Pepper is sold in the following glass jars:
- Small glass jar with black plastic lid (holds about 7 tsp) - Medium glass jar with silver metal lid (holds about 14 tsp) - Large glass jar with gold metal lid (holds about 24 tsp)