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Organic Cayenne

  • Organic
  • Gluten-Free
  • Kosher
  • Non-GMO
  • Nut-Free

Ground Organic Cayenne


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All about Cayenne


Hot, hot, hot! You may want to add cayenne gradually to your recipe, as these ground organic red chili peppers can have more heat than you expect!

Country of Origin
India, Peru
Food Complements
Beef, Avocado, Cheese, Chicken, Corn, Fish, Onions, Pepper, Potatoes, Tomatoes, Pasta
Flavor Complements
basil, bay, cilantro, cinnamon, coriander, cumin, garlic, ginger, oregano, paprika, turmeric
Once a spice is ground, flavor deteriorates with exposure to light, heat, air, humidity and time. For maximum freshness, store in dark airtight container in cool dry place.

African - Originally cultivated in the Cayenne district of French Guiana, cayenne peppers are commercially cultivated all over the world with Mexico, China and East African being leading producers. You will find cayenne in many East African curry based stews.

Cajun & Creole - Cayenne is a key ingredient in Cajun Spice blends, and used liberally in Jambalaya.

Mexican - Cayenne pepper is probably most well known for its role in Mexican cooking – in spicy sauces, meat marinades, and in enchiladas, tacos and fajitas.

Spanish - While not used heavy-handedly in Spanish cooking, cayenne is an essential ingredient in paella, and lends its red color to Spanish rice and many other recipes.

In these Spice Blends

Organic Berbere Spice, Organic Cajun Spice, Organic Chili Powder, Organic Coriander Cumin Rub, Organic Curry Powder, Organic Harissa, Organic Moroccan Spice, Organic Ras el Hanout, Organic Southwest Spice


hot paprika

chili powder

red pepper flakes

4 drops hot pepper sauce = 1/8 tsp cayenne

Health Benefits

Anti-inflammatory; improves circulation; enhances memory; opens respiratory passages