Learn in this video how to make red pepper paste by using the best Portuguese red pepper paste recipe for food seasoning!
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1) 4 kg/140 oz of kapia pepper or red bell pepper
2) 1 kg/35 oz of coarse marine salt (recommended)
1) cut peppers lengthwise
2) remove stubs and seeds
3) cut pepper halves into strips lengthwise
4) very finely chop or grind pepper strips by hand, robot, or machine
5) add salt to ground red pepper paste, then combine ingredients well until salt is dissolved completely
6) place red pepper paste into a pretty cold place (around 20-25 C/70-75 F) overnight
7) mix paste the next day, then put it into clean and dry jars
8) put lids to jars and tight them well to seal the paste
9) you can keep jars in a cold place (not more than 25 C/75 F) for up to 2-3 years
There are many food recipes that include among ingredients different types of pepper paste.
Most pepper paste types are used for food seasoning. Some are sweet, while others have a spicy taste.
Preparing sweet pepper paste is very easy. It seems that this recipe was made for the first time in Portugal and this is the reason for which is called Portuguese red pepper paste.
There are not many cooking tips to unveil for the sweet pepper paste. The most important things to obtain great results when you make this recipe are the followings:
The salty red pepper paste is used for food seasoning during winter.
Just put 1-2 tablespoons in the soup or rub the raw meat with the Portuguese red pepper paste and you’ll see a huge difference!
The taste is much better – not just that the food is salted more uniform, but it also has a very pleasant and discrete sweet red pepper flavor!
Read more about the sweet pepper paste types here.