Homeland chili peppers – tropical regions of America (Mexico). The name of the chili pepper comes from the Aztec chilli, which means “red”. Chili pepper is a fruit growing on a shrub of cayenne pepper. This is a variety of spicy, hot pepper.
The burning taste of chili peppers is caused by the content of the phenolic compound capsaicin. It is found in seeds, veins and peel of, but not in the pulp itself. Therefore, the flesh of chili does not have bitterness. And if you want to reduce the bitterness of pepper, you need to remove these parts and leave only the pulp.
Chili pepper is added to soups, vegetable dishes, pickles. It can be frozen after boiling it in water for several minutes. You can also dry the pepper and experiment with the cooking of Mexican dishes, where it is one of the main ingredients. Want to try green chili peppers? This product is easy to order in the Frutta Verde online store!
- Vitamin A – 0.534 mg
- Vitamin B1 – 0.07 mg
- Vitamin B2 – 0.086mg
- Vitamin C – 143, 70 mg
- Vitamin E – 0.69 mg