Habanero

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:
Salsas
Tacos
Enchiladas
Pasta
Popcorn
Pizza
Alcohol flavoring
Mexican and Thai Recipes
Hot Sauces
Spicy Candy
Gardening