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Chili pepper, hot pepper (fresh)

Chili pepper, hot pepper (fresh)

Chili pepper, hot pepper (fresh)

Chili pepper, hot pepper (fresh) - Nutritional values for 1 Piece (5 g):

2 kcal
0.4 g
0.05 g
0 g

Chili pepper, hot pepper (fresh) - Nutrition table:

Calories, carbohydrates, protein, and fat can be viewed here in the calorie table and nutrition table.


Per 100 g Per portion (5 g)

Calorific value

0 kJ 0 kJ


40 kcal 2 kcal


8 g 0.4 g


1 g 0.05 g


0 g 0 g

Macronutrient distribution:

The food Chili pepper, hot pepper (fresh) is composed of the following macronutrients.

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Chili peppers are rich in vitamins and minerals and also have some health benefits:

  • Chili peppers contain vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, vitamin A and vitamin B6.
  • They contain many antioxidants.

What to know about chili peppers

Chili peppers are a type of spice made from the seeds and insides of different types of chili pepper plants. They are used in many parts of the world and are an important ingredient in many different cuisines. Chili peppers come in different sizes, shapes and colors and can range from mild to very hot.

They are often added to salsas, sauces, soups, stews and other dishes to add flavor and heat. They can be used fresh or dried and are also available in powder or flake form.

Chili peppers contain capsaicin, a substance responsible for their pungent flavor and heat.

Frequently asked questions

How are chili peppers grown and harvested?

Chili peppers are made from the fruit of the bell pepper plant, which belongs to the nightshade family. The bell pepper plant is grown in most parts of the world, especially in warm climates such as South America, Africa and Asia. Chili peppers are grown in greenhouses or outdoors and require plenty of sun and heat to thrive. The fruits are harvested after about 2-3 months when they are ripe and fully formed.

Why are chili peppers hot?

The hotness of chili peppers depends on the amount of capsaicin they contain. Capsaicin is a substance that causes hotness and is found in the seeds and membrane of chili peppers. The more capsaicin a chili pepper contains, the hotter it is.

How are chili peppers stored and what is their shelf life?

Chili peppers should be stored in the refrigerator to maintain their freshness. They should then keep for several days to a week.

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