Paprika Sweet

Sweet paprika powder (Capsicum annuum )is a versatile spice that enhances both the flavour and appearance of many dishes. Its health benefits, culinary versatility, and ease of use make it a valuable addition to any kitchen. . . . read more

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Sweet paprika powder, made from dried and ground sweet red bell peppers or pimentos, is a versatile spice widely used in culinary applications for its flavour, colour, and health benefits. 

Culinary Uses

  1. Seasoning and Flavouring:

    • Meat Rubs: Used as a rub for meats like chicken, pork, beef, and fish to enhance flavour.
    • Vegetables: Sprinkled on roasted or grilled vegetables for added taste.
    • Egg Dishes: Commonly used in deviled eggs, scrambled eggs, and omelets.
  2. Soups and Stews:

    • Flavour Enhancer: Adds depth and richness to soups, stews, and broths.
    • Colouring Agent: Provides a vibrant red colour to dishes like goulash and chili.
  3. Sauces and Condiments:

    • Barbecue Sauce: Integral in many barbecue sauce recipes.
    • Marinades: Used in marinades for meats and vegetables to infuse flavour.
  4. Snacks:

    • Popcorn: Sprinkled on popcorn for a flavourful snack.
    • Chips: Added to homemade potato or vegetable chips.
  5. Rice and Grain Dishes:

    • Paella: Essential in Spanish paella for its flavour and colour.
    • Pilafs and Risottos: Enhances the taste and appearance of grain dishes.
  6. Salads and Dressings:

    • Salad Dressings: Mixed into dressings for a smoky, sweet flavour.
    • Garnish: Used as a garnish for salads, adding colou and taste.
  7. Baking and Cooking:

    • Breads and Pastries: Added to dough or as a topping for a unique twist.
    • Casseroles: Used in casseroles to enhance flavour and appearance.

Health and Wellness Uses

  1. Rich in Antioxidants:

    • Antioxidant Properties: Contains carotenoids and vitamins C and E, which help protect cells from oxidative stress.
  2. Anti-Inflammatory Properties:

    • Reduces Inflammation: May help reduce inflammation and associated symptoms.
  3. Supports Eye Health:

    • Rich in Carotenoids: Contains lutein and zeaxanthin, which support eye health and may reduce the risk of macular degeneration.
  4. Digestive Health:

    • Stimulates Digestion: Promotes the secretion of digestive enzymes, aiding in digestion.
  5. Heart Health:

    • Improves Circulation: Contains compounds that support cardiovascular health and improve blood circulation.
  6. Immune System Support:

    • Boosts Immunity: Rich in vitamins A and C, which are essential for a healthy immune system.

Skincare and Beauty Uses

  1. Face Masks and Scrubs:
    • Face Masks: Used in DIY face masks for its antioxidant properties.
    • Exfoliating Scrubs: Combined with other ingredients to create exfoliating body scrubs.

Practical Uses

  1. Natural Food Colouring:
    • Colouring Agent: Used as a natural food colouring in various recipes to add a vibrant red hue.


  1. Paprika Roasted Chicken:

    • Ingredients: 1 whole chicken, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons sweet paprika powder, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon onion powder, salt and pepper to taste.
    • Instructions: Rub the chicken with olive oil and spices. Roast at 375°F (190°C) for 1-1.5 hours until cooked through.
  2. Paprika Deviled Eggs:

    • Ingredients: 6 hard-boiled eggs, 2 tablespoons mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon mustard, 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika powder, salt and pepper to taste.
    • Instructions: Halve the eggs and remove yolks. Mix yolks with mayonnaise, mustard, paprika, salt, and pepper. Fill egg whites with yolk mixture and sprinkle with additional paprika.
  3. Paprika Potato Wedges:

    • Ingredients: 4 large potatoes, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon sweet paprika powder, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste.
    • Instructions: Cut potatoes into wedges. Toss with olive oil and spices. Bake at 220°C for 25-30 minutes until crispy.
  4. Paprika Aioli:

    • Ingredients: 1 cup mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon sweet paprika powder, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, 1 garlic clove (minced), salt and pepper to taste.
    • Instructions: Mix all ingredients until well combined. Serve as a dip or spread.

Place of Origin

Spain - Trade

Botanical Name

Capsicum annuum



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