green chili peppers

Green chili peppers come in a wide variety of sizes and shapes, from slightly curved to straight, and each kind might have a distinct amount of spiciness.

The surface can be smooth or wrinkled, giving the pod a crinkled texture. The skin is typically glossy and waxy, ranging from light green to dark green. The flesh is crisp, varies in thickness beneath the skin. Its flesh covers a hollow in the center that is filled with flat, spherical seeds. Green chili peppers have a greenish, earthy flavor and are acidic, sharp, and pungent. They can be somewhat spicy or have a substantial amount of heat. The amount of capsaicin in a chili pepper and its heat are measured in Scoville units. The component of chilies that irritates your skin and eyes is called capsaicin, but it also has therapeutic uses, such as analgesic effects.

green chili peppers

Nutritional Value
Green chili peppers are high in vitamins A, C, B, and E, as well as potassium and calcium. The peppers also contain capsaicin, a chemical substance that causes the brain to perceive heat or spice.
Common Use
Green chili peppers are best cooked by sauteing, roasting, frying, boiling, stir-frying, or baking. When using fresh peppers, depending on the kind, the seeds and inner ribs should be removed to reduce the amount of heat. The peppers can then be chopped and served as an appetizer, sliced and added to salads, or mixed into soups, stews, chili’s, and casseroles. In Asian cuisine, they are widely used in dishes. In the Philippines, green chili peppers can be used for dynamite lumpia. It can also be used in soup recipes like tinola dish.

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