Harissa Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Harissa.


There are 46 calories in Harissa.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size:


tbsp (14 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 32
Calories 46

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3.5 grams

Saturated Fat 0.3 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 1.9 grams

Cholesterol 0 milligrams

Sodium 228 milligrams

Potassium 148 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 3.8 grams

Dietary Fiber 1.8 grams

Sugars 0.1 grams
Protein 0.9 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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How long would it take to burn off 45 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 12 minutes
Running (6mph) 4 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 6 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What is a substitute for harissa?

Any suggestions for a harissa substitute?” This North African red chile paste packs A LOT of heat. For every tablespoon of this fiery flavor, you can substitute a tablespoon of berbere, chile paste, or tabil (Tunisian spice paste). Of course, for a little less heat, you can always use hot sauce.

Is harissa and sriracha the same?

Harissa and sriracha are interchangeable as far as the heat that they bring to dishes is concerned, but their other flavors differ considerably. Some harissa blends may be more effective than others when you use them in place of sriracha.

What’s harissa paste made of?

What is Harissa Paste Made Of? The ingredients for harissa paste are pretty simple- red chilies, garlic, oil, an acid (we used vinegar & lemon juice), and spices.

Is harissa really spicy?

It’s got a deeper flavour than just chilli – you get a spicy hit backed by garlic and lemon, and it can be sweet or smoky. Very rarely it can be blow-your-head-off hot but the heat takes its time, and tends to be earthier than fresh chilli or flakes.

Where would I find harissa in the supermarket?

The easiest place to find harissa paste is probably going to be the international aisle. Check the shelves with Mediterranean, Middle Eastern or North African products. If you’re not finding it there, look in the aisle with hot sauces.

Can I use red curry paste instead of harissa?

Harissa has a similar color and texture to Thai red curry paste, but best of all is its flavor. Since it uses dry chiles, citrus, garlic, and several warm spices, it’s not altogether different than its Southeast Asian counterpart. Try substituting two tablespoons for every one of red curry paste.

Can you substitute Sriracha for harissa?

An easy to find harissa substitute: Sriracha

The consistency is very different, but otherwise Sriracha is a terrific harissa substitute, especially since – if you’re already a spicy food fan – you likely have a bottle of the Rooster Sauce sitting in your pantry.

Can you substitute harissa for Chipotle?

First, you’ll need about 4 oz dried chilis. If you’d like a mild, smoky flavor, opt for ancho chilis – but if you want the smoky flavor with a bit more heat, then use chipotle instead. For a sweeter flavor, give guajillo chilies a try – but if you want your harissa super fiery, then use Thai chilies.