Birdseye Chile Pepper / Piri Piri
Made from a fiery combination of finely ground bird’s eye chiles, de arbol chiles, and white peppercorns, our Bird's Eye Chile Powder Blend captures the spicy heat and subtle fruity flavor of bird’s eye chiles in a versatile, cost-effective blend.
Bird's eye chiles are popular in both Southeast Asian and North African cuisines, prized for their fiery heat that averages between 50,000 and 175,000 Scoville Heat Units. While bird’s eye chiles are most popular in Southeast Asia and Northern Africa, like most other chiles they originated in South America and Mexico and were later introduced to Asian and African cultures through Spanish and Portuguese traders. It was not until the 15th century that chiles were introduced to Europe by the Spanish as a replacement for pricy black peppercorns.
Color ranges from orange to red to purple to black. Approximately 1-inch long and slender. Ranging 100,000 to 225,000 on Scoville Heat Scale. Orange-red in color. Fine-textured powder. Ranges 100,000 to 225,000 on Scoville Heat Scale.
|Also Known As||Peri Peri|
|Latin Name||Capsicum Annuum|
|Shelf Life||10 Years|
|Origin||United States of America|
|Packed||United States of America|
|Common Uses||Use in sauces and marinades. Use where heat is desired in pasta, soups, sauces and dips. Remove seeds for less heat.|