A finely ground pepper from the seeds ans pods of chili peppers with a hot, pungent and biting flavor.
The popular spice is high in vitamin A and the zesty flavor is a key ingredient to season salsas, avocado dips, tacos, sauces, marinades, soups, seafood, meats, curries and egg dishes. Also used as a condiment for hot cocoa, beans and vegetables.
Cayenne pepper is found fresh, dried and powdered or dried flakes. 1 teaspoon is 1 gram and 6 calories.