Other Available Types:

  • Approximately 60,000-120,000 Scoville Heat Units
  • Hot pepper powder with smoky, citrusy, and nutty flavor notes
  • Perfect way to add concentrated, spiced flavor to soups, stews, and sauces
  • Powder easily incorporates into dishes without the hassle of dealing with fresh peppers
  • Great for creating signature house made spice mixes and hot sauces
UPC Code:400015653107
Shipping:Usually Ships in 1-3 Business DaysNot eligible for expedited shipping
Package Size2.2 lb.
Product Type Herbs and Spices
Scoville Rating40,000 Heat Units
Spice Type Pequin Pepper
Style Powdered
Type Hot Peppers


Create flavorful, spiced dishes using this chili pequin pepper powder. 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 a deep orange colored powder. 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.

Pulsed into a fine powder for convenient, consistent application, this red pequin pepper powder allows 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 powder in or sprinkle it on top of your foods as a spicy garnish. You can also use it to 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 powder 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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