Other Available Types:

  • Approximately 60,000-120,000 Scoville Heat Units
  • Hot pepper flakes with smoky, citrusy, and nutty flavor notes
  • Perfect way to add concentrated, spiced flavor to soups, stews, and sauces
  • Flakes easily incorporate into dishes without the hassle of dealing with fresh peppers
  • Great for creating signature house made spice mixes and hot sauces
UPC Code:400015653114
Shipping:Usually Ships in 1-3 Business DaysNot eligible for expedited shipping
Package Size2.2 lb.
Spice Type Pepper
Style Flakes
Type Hot Peppers


Create flavorful, spiced dishes using these chili pequin pepper flakes. Originating in Mexico, this petite pequin pepper is also known as the bird pepper and has a deep, complex flavor to enhance your dishes with a tasty spice. The red pequin pepper has a hot spice level with a smoky, citrusy, nutty flavor. With its short, elongated shape and vibrant reddish orange coloring, this pepper produces deep orange colored flakes. Plus, featuring approximately 60,000-120,000 Scoville Heat Units, this pepper packs a spice level that is on average 10 times hotter than a jalapeno, making it a great choice for spice enthusiasts.

Processed into flakes for convenient, consistent application, these red pequin pepper flakes allow you to easily incorporate heat into your dishes without the hassle of processing fresh or dried whole peppers. Perfect for adding intense heat to a variety of dishes like stir-frys, chili, salsa, and hot wings, mix a small amount of flakes in or sprinkle them on top of your foods as a spicy garnish. You can also use them create a specialty hot sauce or spice mix for your patrons to use in your establishment, or to bottle and sell for customers to enjoy at home. Set your business apart by including this unique, spicy pepper flakes into your dishes!

Because this item is not stocked in our warehouse, processing, transit times and stock availability will vary. If you need your items by a certain date, please contact us prior to placing your order. Expedited shipping availability may vary. We cannot guarantee that this item can be cancelled off of the order or returned once it is placed.

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