Serrano Chili Pepper Selection Information | Nutritional Information | Tips & Trivia
Scientific Binomial Name: Capsicum spp
Used in Mexican dishes, sauces, relishes, chili, and in Armenian and Chinese cooking.
Good-quality Serrano Chile Peppers should be firm, smooth-skinned and have solid green coloring.
product that is soft, bruised, has wrinkled skin or spots of mold.
Always store peppers in your refrigerator and wash just prior to use.
Store peppers in a paper bag for a week or more in the refrigerator or enclose in freezer bags after roasting and freeze for up to a year.
In general, vegetables will not ripen further after harvest.
Serrano Chili Peppers are low in Saturated Fat and Sodium, and very low in Cholesterol. They're also a good source of Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Thiamin, Riboflavin, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Copper, and a great source of Dietary Fiber, V
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