Scoville Scale: 100,000-350,000 SHU
Habanero Peppers (Capsicum Chinese) is one of the hottest peppers in the Capsicum genus. They are grown in many countries in the Americas with the main focus of production coming from Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Unripe habaneros are green and as the peppers mature they turn to usually orange or red when ripe.
Habanero peppers have become increasingly popular all over the world in recent years. Habaneros are known for their fruity tropical taste and extreme heat level.
Popular uses for habanero peppers, powders, and flakes:
Mexican and Thai Recipes