Aji Panca

Paprika
October 1, 2015

Aji Panca (Capsicum chinense)

aji panca

Aji panca: Origin

like other species of Capsicum this Aji originated in South America , in the highlands of Bolivia and Peru or southern Brazil.

PRODUCTION AREA

Most aji panca production in Peru is located in Cajamarca , in the districts of Cutervo and San Pablo

GENERAL FEATURES


The appearance of this dried whole fruit is from dark red to dark chocolate , is the least spicy flavor, intense color is characteristic of Aji Panca Pepper.

The Aji Panca pepper sauce is a major dried chili of Peruvian origin , its fresh consumption is minimal.

Nutritional Facts

(Amount Per serving : 100 grams)
NutrientQuantity
Calories 292
Protein 7
Total Fat (g) 7.8
Cholesterol (mg)  -
Carbohydrates 58.5
Fiber (g) 22.4
Calcium (mg) 142
Iron (mg) 4.90
Iodine (µg) -
Vitamin A (mg) 1
Vitamin C (mg) 23
Vitamin D (µg) -
Vitamin E (mg) -
Vitamin B12 (µg) -
Folate (µg) -

HOW TO USE


Food:

This is a Spice very valued and consumed whole or ground , is a widely used as a condiment in Peruvian food as an important part of their preparation for their excellent flavor and spicy soft , it is also known as Aji especial.

PRODUCTS

- Aji panca dried.

- Aji panca powder.