Chocolate Habanero

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Chocolate Habanero

Scovilles

Scientific Classification

Capsicum Chinense

Heat rating in Scovilles:

300000 – 577000

Also known as Black Congo, dark habanero, black habanero, Senegal hot chocolate, and Cuban habanero just to name a few. This variety is from the Caribbean one of hottest and largest of the Habanero family. Closely related to the Jamaican Hot Chocolate habanero but this type grows larger pods and the heat level is a little lower.

These 3 inches long by 2 inches wide fruits ripen from an emerald green to a gorgeous chocolate brown. The ultimate pepper used to make the famous Jamaican Jerk Sauce.

TASTE: The Chocolate Habanero tends to be slightly larger than your typical habanero pepper and has a unique, rich, smoky flavor.

CULINARY USES: Popular in Caribbean cuisine, it is used in chutneys, sauces and marinades and mixes especially well with fruit in salsas.

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