Frieda's Specialty Produce - Caribe Peppers


What is a Caribe pepper?

  • The fiercely hot yellow Caribe Pepper originated from the Caribbean during the Columbus era. On a heat scale of 1 to 10, Caribe Peppers are about a 7.

How to Eat

  • Always wear gloves when handling chiles. Use sparingly in salsas and to flavor Latin dishes. Add to soups, sauces or stews.

Health Benefits

  • Excellent source of vitamin C.

How to Choose

  • Choose chiles with smooth, firm, unblemished skins.

How to Store

  • Store refrigerated up to 2 weeks.

When are they in season?

  • Year-round

Where are they grown?

  • Product of U.S.A. and Mexico


Chile Colorado (Red Chile Sauce)

Chile Colorado (Red Chile Sauce) Ingredients: 2 ounce package Frieda’s Dried New Mexico Chiles (Hot or Mild) 3 cups water 1/4 cup Frieda’s Shallots, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled Cumin powder, garlic and salt to taste Steps: Break … Continue reading

Mexican Tomatoes

Mexican Tomatoes Take those beautiful, red, juicy fruits south of the border. (Yes, tomatoes are actually fruit.) Sweet, tangy, spicy, juicy, and crunchy—it’s a fiesta in your mouth! Ingredients 1/3 cup white vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 large tomatoes … Continue reading

Chile Peach Sherbet

Chile Peach Sherbet Ingredients: 1/4 cup milk 1/4 cup water 1 Frieda’s Fresh Jalapeno Chile, stemmed, seeded, and finely chopped 1/4 cup granulated sugar 4 cups chopped ripe peaches 1 tablespoon lemon juice Steps: In a small saucepan combine milk, … Continue reading

Salsa Serrano (Mexican Chile Sauce)

Salsa Serrano (Mexican Chile Sauce) Ingredients: 6 Frieda’s Yellow Chiles 6 Frieda’s Serrano Chiles 2 green bell peppers 2 large red tomatoes, chopped 1 cup minced onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons lime juice Steps: Preheat broiler. Pierce chiles … Continue reading