Byron Bay Chilli Co cayenne pepper recipes that adds some heat to your dishes.

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Byron Bay Chilli Co
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Cayenne pepper is a spice that has been used in many cuisines for a long time. It is not just a flavour enhancer, but also has a lot of health benefits. Byron Bay Chilli Co. has used the power of cayenne pepper to create two chilli sauce options – Red Cayenne Chilli Sauce with Lime and Sizzlin’ Cayenne Hot Sauce with Cumin & Lime. These sauces are made with a passion for flavour and capture the essence of cayenne pepper, offering great taste.

Cayenne pepper has many benefits that you shouldn’t miss out on. It is known to reduce blood pressure and lower cholesterol levels, thus helping with cardiovascular health. Additionally, it aids in detoxifying the body, improves blood circulation, and helps eliminate toxins. The antioxidants found in cayenne pepper can also improve skin health and fight signs of ageing. Lastly, cayenne peppers have vitamins A, C, and E, which can boost your immune system and help prevent infections and illnesses.

If you want to increase your cayenne pepper intake, try out some recipes. Remember though, to enjoy it in moderation to experience all its benefits.

Chicken Pasta Salad with Roasted Capsicum Dressing

Chicken Pasta Salad Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breast fillets, poached
  • 500g bowtie pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup sliced black olives
  • ½ cup thinly sliced sun-dried tomatoes
  • ½ cup flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • salt and pepper

Chicken Pasta Salad Method

  1. Cut chicken into small bite-size pieces.
  2. Cook pasta until just tender. Drain well.
  3. Combine chicken and pasta in a large bowl and drizzle with olive oil. Let cool.
  4. Add olives, tomatoes, parsley and gently combine.
  5. Make roasted capsicum dressing and gently stir into pasta.
  6. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

Roasted Capsicum Dressing Ingredients

  • 2 large cloves garlic
  • ½ roasted red capsicum
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup Byron Bay Chilli Co. Red Cayenne Chilli Sauce with Lime

Roasted Capsicum Dressing Method

  1. Puree garlic in a processor.
  2. Add capsicum and process until smooth.
  3. Add egg yolks and blend.
  4. While the processor is running, slowly pour in olive oil through the feed tube.
  5. When the sauce becomes thickened, stop the machine and add salt and chilli sauce. Blend briefly to combine.
  6. Store any extra dressing not used for the salad in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Fajitas

Ingredients

  • 500g stir-fry beef
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • ½ red capsicum, cut in strips
  • ½ green capsicum, cut in strips
  • 2 large tomatoes, cut in wedges
  • ½ – 1 cup Byron Bay Chilli Co. Red Cayenne Chilli

Sauce

  • 12 small flour tortillas
  • light sour cream
  • lime wedges
  • ¼ cup chopped coriander

Method

  1. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pan over high heat.
  2. Add beef, stirring continuously until browned. Remove from pan and set aside.
  3. Heat the remaining 2 tablespoons oil and add onion and capsicum to the pan. Sauté for 2 minutes.
  4. Add tomato wedges and sauté for 1 minute.
  5. Return cooked beef to the pan and add salsa or chilli sauce and salt to taste.
  6. Stir to combine and sauté until heated through. While the meat cooks, heat flour tortillas as in the basic burrito recipe.
  7. Set everything out on the table. For each serving, spoon the beef/vegetable mixture down the centre of a hot tortilla, drizzle with lime juice and sour cream, additional salsa or chilli sauce and sprinkle with coriander.
  8. Fold over and eat as a soft taco.

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