Red Pepper Powder
Also Known As: Capsicum Frutescens or Red Pepper Ground
Ingredients: Ground Capsicum Frutescens
Taste and Aroma: Hot(35,000 scoville heat units), powerful and distinctive.
Uses: Pasta, chicken, vegetables, wings and sauces.
Substitutes: Cayenne Pepper, Chipotle Pepper Ground, Cayenne Pepper 60,000 Scoville Heat Units,Chile De Arbol Powder and Ancho Chile Powder.
Fun Fact: There is much debate as to if there is a difference between Cayenne Pepper and Red Pepper Powder. There is; Cayenne Pepper comes from the species Capsicum Annuum and Red Pepper Powder from Capsicum Frutescens.