About Jalapeno Pepper, Ground
Jalapeno Chile (Capsicum Annuum) powder is made from grinding whole jalapenos, seeds and pod both. The Jalapeno Powder is 100 pure to provide an authentic flavor. Jalapeno Peppers are named after the town of Jalapa in the state of Veracruz in Mexico. This whole Jalapeno is about 2 to 3 inches long and 1-1/2" wide and bright to dull green in color. If left on the vine to mature the Jalapeno will turn red. This is a thick fleshed pepper with a hot green vegetable flavor. This is the most widely used chile pepper in the United States. On a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being the hottest). A Jalapeno would be about a 6.5.Approx. Scoville heat units 2,500 to 8,000.
Add Jalapeno Powder to any recipe calling for Chile Peppers, like enchilada sauces, chili, stews, and salsas.
Dried Jalapeno Chiles.
Chile powders require no preparation. Add ground jalepeno chile directly to recipes when a boost of flavor and heat are desired.