Pepper Types

Cayenne
Cayenne Pepper
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The Cayenne pepper is a type of Capsicum annuum. It is usually a moderately hot chili pepper used to flavor dishes.

Chipotle
Chipotle Pepper
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The Chipotle pepper is synonymous with Mexican and Tex Mex cooking. Chipotle peppers are basically ripened jalapeño chiles that have been smoked and dried.

Dat'l
Dat'l Pepper
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The Dat'l (Datil) pepper is a very hot pepper, a variety of the species Capsicum chinense. Dat'l peppers are cultivated throughout the United States and elsewhere, but the majority are produced in St. Augustine, Florida.

Fatalii
Fatalii Pepper
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The Fatalii is a cultivar of the chilli pepper Capsicum chinense developed in southern or central Africa from chilies introduced from the Americas. It is described as having a fruity, citrus flavor with a searing heat comparable to the habanero, to which it is related and from which it may have derived.

Ghost
Ghost Jolokia Pepper
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The Ghost pepper (Bhut Jolokia), also known as "Ghost Chili" and "Ghost Jolokia", is an interspecific hybrid chili pepper cultivated in the Northeast Indian states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland and Manipur.

Habanero
Habanero Pepper
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The Habanero is a hot variety of chili pepper. Unripe habaneros are green, and they color as they mature. The most common color variants are orange and red, but the fruit may also be white, brown, yellow, green, or purple.

Jalapeno
Jalapeno Pepper
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The Jalapeño is a medium-sized chili pepper pod type cultivar of the species Capsicum annuum. A mature jalapeño chili is 5-10 cm long and hangs down with a round, firm, smooth flesh of 25-38 mm wide. It can have a range of pungency, with Scoville heat units of 3,500 to 8,000.

Reaper
Reaper Pepper
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The Carolina Reaper, originally named the HP22B, is a cultivar of the Capsicum chinense plant. The pepper is red and gnarled, with a small pointed tail. In 2013, Guinness World Records declared it the hottest chili pepper in the world, surpassing the previous record holder, the Trinidad Scorpion "Butch T".

Red Savina
Red Savina Pepper
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The Red Savina pepper is a cultivar of the habanero chili, which has been selectively bred to produce hotter, heavier, and larger fruit. Frank Garcia of GNS Spices, in Walnut, California, is credited with being the developer of the Red Savina habanero.

Scorpion
Scorpion Pepper
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The Trinidad scorpion pepper is a Capsicum chinense cultivar that is among the most piquant peppers in the world. It is indigenous to Trinidad and Tobago. It was named by Neil Smith from The Hippy Seed Company, after he got the seeds originally from Butch Taylor who is responsible for propagating the pepper's seeds.

Scotch Bonnet
Scotch Bonnet Pepper
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Scotch Bonnet, also known as Bonney peppers, or Caribbean Red peppers, is a variety of chili pepper named for its resemblance to a tam o' shanter hat. It is native to the Caribbean islands and Central America. Most Scotch bonnets have a heat rating of 80,000-400,000 Scoville units.

Serrano
Serrano Pepper
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The Serrano pepper is a type of chili pepper that originated in the mountainous regions of the Mexican states of Puebla and Hidalgo. The name of the pepper is a reference to the mountains of these regions.

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