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Urgent! A question about a recipe: Chicken , Sausage and Red Pepper Paella

I have a question about the ingredient "aleppo pepper" on the recipe "Chicken , Sausage and Red Pepper Paella " from thirschfeld. Is there a possible substitution for this?

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hardlikearmour is a trusted home cook.

added over 1 year ago

Sure. You can just use crushed red pepper flakes, but scale back by half to start as even the milder California versions tend to be a bit spicier than aleppo in my experience. It's much easier to add more heat than to take it away!


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added over 1 year ago

There is! You can substitute with four parts sweet paprika and one part cayenne pepper.

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