Pequin pepper is a very hot small pepper, usually measuring less than 3/4 inch in length, that is used as a spice.
Small hot and red peppers that are less than an inch in length. The peppers change from green, to orange, to red when mature. Plant has green leaves, and white flowers.
Selecting and Buying
Preparation and Use
Used to flavor seasoning sauces, soups, stews, and bean dishes. Used in hot chili.
Conserving and Storing
They can be stored for at least a week if placed in a plastic bag and kept in the refrigerator. The riper the pepper is when harvested, the less time it will maintain its freshness.
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