Discover the vibrant flavors of aji amarillo, the iconic Peruvian chili pepper that adds a fiery kick to any dish. Our collection showcases the best aji amarillo products, from sauces to powders, allowing you to elevate your culinary creations. Explore our range and unlock a world of bold and tangy flavors. Don't miss out on our other exciting chili pepper collections, such as habanero and our Carolina reaper, for even more heat-packed options. Get ready to ignite your taste buds and take your cooking to the next level.
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Aji Amarillo peppers, also known as Escabeche, aji verde, and aji cuzqueño, belong to the Capsicum Baccatum family of peppers. This pepper is part of the Peruvian trinity family of peppers, along with Aji Limo and Rocoto peppers. It's been grown since at least 6,500 B.C. and typically grows to 4 to 6 inches long. In Spanish, the name aji amarillo translates to "yellow chili pepper," although it is usually more orange in color when ripe. Available as a pure powder or flakes.
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It commonly has a Scoville Heat Rating of 30,000-50,000 Scoville Heat Units (SHU). Aji Amarillo peppers are a medium to hot chile pepper and similar to Scotch Bonnet peppers but with less heat, and have a fruity citrus-like flavor reminiscent of passion fruit and mango. They work well in Central and South American cuisines. Why not also check out our Underwood Ranches Sriracha, one of our most popular items.