Frieda's Specialty Produce - Dried Tepin Peppers


what is a tepin pepper

  • This fiery, dried pepper is the wild form of the pequín pepper. It’s also known as chiltepín. These tiny round peppers have a thin skin with a dry, dusty flavor. Heat is 8 out of 10 on the Scoville heat scale.

Quick Usage Ideas

  • Grind or crush into salsas, soups, or stews. Always handle peppers with caution and wear gloves– never touch your eyes, nose or mouth directly after handling peppers.

Healthy Highlight

  • Hot peppers are packed with capsaicin, which is being studied for its pain-relieving properties.

Selection & Storage

  • Choose semi-flexible pods and store in a cool, dry place. Use within 2 months of purchase for best flavor.