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How do you store fresh jalapeno peppers?

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Fresh jalape��o peppers can be stored in a plastic bag in the vegetable crisper of a refrigerator. The peppers should be sliced or chopped and placed in a heavy-duty freezer bag or airtight container for freezing.

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How do you store fresh jalapeno peppers?
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In the refrigerator, fresh jalape��os will keep for about a week. In the freezer, they stay fresh for 10 to 12 months. Jalape��os are native to Mexico and contain capsaicin. Capsaicin gives the peppers their spice and contains antibacterial and anticarcinogenic properties. The peppers also provide antidiabetic and analgesic effects. Jalape��os are also a significant source of vitamin C, which helps boost the immune system.

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