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Trinidad Moruga Scorpion Powder

Trinidad Moruga Scorpion Powder

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Regular price $13.95 USD
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The Trinidad Moruga Scorpion pepper is one of the world's hottest peppers. Native to the village of Moruga in Trinidad, the pepper is a perennial plant that thrives in a warm climate. The fruit is oval in shape with a stinger tail and has a wonderful, sweet flavor.

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Trinidad Moruga Scorpion Scoville Rating

The heat level of scorpion pepper powder is somewhat mild at first but then it builds until it is unbearable and crosses the 1.2 million Scoville Heat Unit threshold. Some individual fruits are known to top out at a whopping 2 million SHU on the Scoville Scale causing intense pain and a significant endorphin rush.

Why buy from us?
  • Premium quality non-smoked Trinidad Moruga Scorpion powder, you will taste the difference.
  • If for any reason you don't like it, simply return the bottle to us for a full refund.
  • Lightning-fast shipping time, we will ship your order in under 2 business days. Most orders ship the same day or the very next business day.
  • Gluten-Free, 100% pure, no additives.
  • Hassle-free return policy.
Suggested uses for Trinidad Moruga Scorpion Powder
Our Trinidad Moruga Scorpion powder is ideal for adding intense heat to dips and salsas. Add intense flavor out on the BBQ by adding a dash to chicken, steak, and veggies. Great as a carne asada seasoning and adding to chili. Very small amounts go a long way to adding fire to your next meal. Also available as dried flakes.
Looking for a larger amount?
We offer wholesale discounts on purchases over $500. You can learn about wholesale on our Wholesale Page.
Warning:
You should always wear gloves and handle our Trinidad Moruga Scorpion powder with extreme caution. We suggest wearing gloves, goggles, a mask, and a long sleeve shirt when handling the product. Even the smallest amount of our Trinidad Moruga Scorpion powder on your skin will cause you extreme irritation.

Frequently Asked Questions About Trinidad Scorpion Peppers

Can a Trinidad Scorpion pepper kill you?
Not likely. If you have any underlying medical conditions, talk to your doctor before consuming them. The pain you feel is actually limited to mammals. Birds consume peppers without even noticing the heat that you feel because they lack the same pain receptors.

What is hotter than a Trinidad Scorpion Pepper?
Pepper X is hotter than the Trinidad Scorpion pepper. It has an average heat level of 2.69 million Scoville Heat Units (SHU), making it three times spicier than the Trinidad Scorpion, which averages 1.2 million SHU. Pepper X was developed by Ed Currie, the same creator as the Carolina Reaper.

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