Paprika (Smoked) Powder

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Smoked paprika, also known as smoked Spanish paprika and pimento, is made from chili peppers just like regular paprika. However, as the name suggests, the peppers are smoke-dried over an oak fire before being ground into a powder. While other paprikas are primarily used for garnish, smoked paprika powder has more complexity that brings out the smoky flavors of grilled foods. It is an essential ingredient in dry rubs, jambalaya, ratatouille, paella and dishes that feature chorizo sausages or beams.

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information at a glance

origin Spain
active compoundsCapsaicin, carotenoids, vitamins, trace minerals
plant part usedfruit

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in a sealed container in a cool, dark place.
appearance & aromaDeep red powder with a peppery aroma.
flavor profileSpicy with woodsy, smoky flavor. Pairs well with salt, black pepper, oregano, thyme and garlic.


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culinarySmoked paprika powder is a staple in Cajun, Spanish and North African cuisines. Use it to add flavor and heat to stews, chilis, grilled meats and seafood, and dishes with beans, tomatoes, eggplant, or spicy sausages like linguica or chorizo.

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