Chili flakes are added to different food items in order to enhance their taste. They make the food items more spicy and delicious although no nutritional value is added to the food item.
One teaspoon of chili flakes contains a total of 3 calories. It does not contain any carbohydrate, fat or protein content. One teaspoon of dried chili flakes does not contain any calorie content. The number of calories in chili flakes may vary from brand to brand. One teaspoon of red chili flakes available from Morton & Bassett contains a total of 2 calories.
Most people prefer consuming chili pepper flakes. The number of calories in it is different from that in plain chili flakes. One tablespoon of crushed red chili pepper flakes contains a total of 5.72 calories of which 53% calories come from carbohydrates, 36% calories are obtained from fat and 11% calories come from proteins. The total fat content in it is 0.31 gram consisting of 0.06 gram of saturated fat content. The total carbohydrate content in an equal serving of this kind of chili flakes is 1.02 grams of which 0.49 gram is dietary fiber content and 0.19 gram is sugar content. The total protein content in it is 0.22 gram, vitamin A content in it is 7.49 IU, vitamin C content in it is 1.38 mg, iron content is 0.14 mg and calcium content in it is 2.66 mg.
One cup of crushed red chili pepper flakes contain a total of 274 calories of which 130 calories come from fat. The total fat content in it is 14.29 grams consisting of 2.82 grams of saturated fat content. The total carbohydrate content in it is 48.93 grams of which 23.5 grams is dietary fiber content and 8.93 grams is sugar content. It also contains protein content of 10.38 grams.Nutrition Facts