Diced Jalapeno Chiles (Capsicum Annuum) are 1/4 diced pieces of a whole Jalapeno Pepper. The Jalapeno Pepper is 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 1/2 inches 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 (10 being the hottest) a Jalapeno would be about a 6.5.Scoville heat units 5,000 to 10,000. |
Use diced Jalapeno in enchilada sauces, chili, stews, and salsas.