Red Hot Chili Pepper Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Red Hot Chili Pepper.


There are 18 calories in Red Hot Chili Pepper.


Nutrition Facts
Red Hot Chili Pepper
Serving Size:


pepper (45 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 1.8
Calories 18

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.2 grams

Saturated Fat 0 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 0 grams

Cholesterol 0 milligrams

Sodium 4.1 milligrams

Potassium 145 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 4 grams

Dietary Fiber 0.7 grams

Sugars 2.4 grams
Protein 0.8 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 20 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 5 minutes
Running (6mph) 2 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 2 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What kind of pepper is a red hot chili?

Also known as the red hot chilli pepper, the cow-horn pepper or the aleva, it is rated at around 30,000 to 50,000 SHU.

Is a red chile pepper hot?

The substances that give chili peppers their pungency (spicy heat) when ingested or applied topically are capsaicin (8-methyl-N-vanillyl-6-nonenamide) and several related chemicals, collectively called capsaicinoids.

Why are they called Red Hot Chili Peppers?

Learn More about Red Hot Chili Peppers

After adopting the name Red Hot Chili Peppers, taken from the nickname for Louis Armstrong’s 1920s jazz quintet, the trio became a four-some by officially adding vocalist Anthony Kiedis (1962) who had frequently joined them on-stage.

What are Red Hot Chili Peppers used for?

There are of course many uses of peppers: you can dry them, freeze them, make chili powder, a chili stew, a hot sauce, chili jam, salsa, guacamole, and chili poppers.

Is red chili pepper hotter than jalapeƱo?

Over 100 times hot peppers and 100 times hotter than the Jalapeno. The Red Savina is red for a reason. Danger! The Red Savina grows best in the hot and dry climate of California and in best conditions these peppers have ranked as high as 580,000 on the Scoville rank.

Are red chillies hotter than green?

Capsaicin, the pungent chemical that gives chillies their heat, varies greatly from plant to plant and even fruit to fruit. Green chillies are no less hot than red, in fact their pungency is about the same.

What makes the Red Hot Chili Peppers unique?

The group’s musical style primarily consists of alternative rock with an emphasis on funk, as well as elements from other genres such as punk rock and psychedelic rock. When played live, their music incorporates elements of jam band due to the improvised nature of many of their performances.

What was the name of Red Hot Chili Peppers before?

Formed in January 1983 under the moniker Tony Flow and the Miraculously Majestic Masters of Mayhem, the group originally consisted of vocalist Anthony Kiedis, guitarist Hillel Slovak, bassist Flea (real name Michael Balzary) and drummer Jack Irons. The group changed its name to Red Hot Chili Peppers on March 25, 1983.