Grown in the Moruga and Siparia regions of Trinidad, these scorpion peppers are not for the faint of heart. Named for it's pointed end - which is said to resemble a scorpion's stinger - this chile is a cultivar of habanero with a fruity, slightly savory aroma and is one of the hottest in the world. Use with caution!
Contains: Ground scorpion chile.
- Botanical Name: Capsicum chinense
- Alternate Names: Trinidad Moruga scorpion, Butch T pepper
- Origin: Moruga & Siparia, Trinidad
- Sourcing: Direct sourced from a small family farm using traditional agricultural practices
- Tasting Notes: Sweet, citrusy, cheesy, extremely hot
- Heat: 1.2M SHU
- Pairs Well With: Peach, mango, Jamaican Ground Ginger
- Try In: Salsa, homemade beef burgers, chile oil
- Special Tips: It is inadvisable to let scorpion powder touch your skin, so use a measuring or spice spoon to add to dishes. If skin contact happens, avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth and thoroughly scrub the area with dish soap immediately