Read below for information on some of the best habanero pepper recipes. The habanero pepper is considered one of the hottest peppers in the world. The popularity of this ingredient is not only due to the heat that it delivers to a delicious recipe, but also that it imparts a somewhat fruity flavor, spicy and intense taste.
The habanero chili, capsicum chinense, is believed to have been first used in cooking and dishes in South America. As the existence of this chili become known and loved for its uses in stews, spicy foods and sauces, it moved throughout the Caribbean and Mexico. This chili is very hot in terms of Scoville unit scale, where the habanero chili pepper can range from 200,000 to 350,000 scoville heat units. This chili is sometimes referred to as the Scotch bonnet pepper, but it is a different variety of the same pepper species. The coloring of this chili can range from green (unripe), to yellow, orange, red and brown when it is ripe.
Habanero Pepper Recipes
This intensely hot chili is popular in many types of dishes and preparations. Some of the best dishes that utilize this ingredient include salsas, sauces, chili, stews, soups, cheese dips, vegetarian recipe, meat recipes and marinades.
• Habanero peppers recipes: allrecipes.com//Recipes/fruits-and-vegetables/vegetables-n-z/peppers/habanero/Main.aspx
• Three Mile Island Shrimp recipe: www.food.com/recipe/three-mile-island-shrimp-35833
• Pineapple Habanero Salsa: www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Pineapple-Habanero-Salsa-106537
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Image credit: habanero pepper by Ryan Bushby.
• Chili pepper heat: homecooking.about.com/library/weekly/blhotchiles.htm