Frieda's Speciallty Produce - Dried Pequin Peppers


what is a pequin pepper?

  • This dried pepper is also known as chile pequeño or “small chile” in Spanish.  Its thin skin is orange-red, and they’re shaped like an oval arrowhead, only 1/2” long or less.  The flavor is sweet and smoky with citrus, corn and nutty overtones.  Heat is 8-9 out of 10 on the Scoville heat scale.

Quick Usage Ideas

  • Grind or crush to use in fresh salsas, soups and sauces.

Healthy Highlight

  • Excellent source of vitamin C.

Selection & Storage

  • Store in a cool, dry place up to 2 months.