More Great Recipes: Gluten-Free | Vegan | Vegetarian

Jalapeno String


User Avatar
Member since 2012

Serves | Prep Time 5 min | Cook Time

Ingredients

Jalapeno peppers
String or dental floss
Needle


Thread the needle with a 20-inch-long length of string or dental floss. Tie a knot in the end of the string.

Insert the needle through a hot pepper (near the stem). Pass the hot pepper all the way along the string until it stops at the knot at the end of the string.

Tie a knot in the string approximately ½-inch above the hot pepper. This will space the peppers along the string and ensure that air circulates adequately around each pepper.

Repeat steps above to string all of the hot peppers onto the string.
Remove the needle from the string and tie a loop on the end of the string.
Hang the hot peppers in a sunny window.
Leave to dry for a couple weeks until they dry and turn red.
Then, remove from string, store (in an airtight container for up to 6 months), use or give them as gifts or grind them up in a spice grinder or similar device as chilli powder to use or give as gifts. Just be careful of the chili dust when you are grinding.


Pairs Well With


Notes

An easy and great way to store your jalapeño peppers and keep some for winter months.

Disney's Tinker Bell Secret of the Wings Cookbook
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

450 Downloads
FREE
The Official "Burnt" Movie Cookbook
By Burnt Movie Cookbook

7 Recipes

51078 Downloads
FREE
'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

6 Recipes

11262 Downloads
FREE
Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart
Oreo Balls
Oreo Balls
Torta Cubana
Torta Cubana