Piquin Pepper Dried
Also from the Capsicum annuum, this variety comes from the city of Queretaro Mexico north east Mexico.
This chile has a bright red color when its completely ripped. Their shape is long and pointy and can also be dried.
The plant is robust and can reach 1.50 m height.
Heat scale: 4,000 - 5,500 Pequin Peppers are very hot, 7-8 times hotter than jalapeños.
Uses include pickling, salsas and sauces, soups, and vinegars.