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noun as in cayenne pepper

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Salt-and-pepper shrimp stars springy seafood in a jumble of sliced jalapeños and smoky-sweet onions.

Add some spicy bites to your sauce by chopping some jalapeños, or even replace some of the water with jalapeño juice—the liquid the peppers come in when you buy them in a jar.

Lastly, when it comes to heat, including the whole jalapeño will lead to a prominent, but manageable, level of spice.

Her tortilla chips are made to order and warm to the touch when you eat them, preferably with the chef’s surprisingly light guacamole, best ordered “spicy” with jalapeño.

Add the onions to the skillet in two piles and top with the jalapeño slices.

Add jalapeno slices and pineapple and drizzle Cholula on top.

By the time I got to the recipe for bacon jalapeno pizza—a personal favorite of mine—I was almost ready to forgive Ms. Lauer.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jalapeno, such as: chili pepper, hot pepper, red pepper, and long pepper.

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