Jalapeño peppers are most familiar to us as fresh peppers being sold in the grocery or on subs, pizzas, or Mexican foods. Dried, ground Jalapeno has a unique flavor and a medium heat. Some prefer the flavor and heat of Jalapeño over that of Cayenne. Ground Jalapeño can be used in Mexican dishes, pots of chili, stews, or anything else you would like to "heat" up. The SHU for Jalapeno tends to range from 2,500-5,000.