Origin: Fort Mill, South Carolina.
The Carolina Reaper (HP22B) is a cross bred chili pepper of the Capsicum chinense species that combines the characteristics of Ghost Chili Pepper and the Red Habanero Pepper. It's an awkward, wrinkled shape that is bright red in color and has been considered the hottest pepper, reaching a burning 1.57 million on the SHU (Scoville Scale). Use extreme discretion when cooking with this pepper. Very little is needed to achieve fiery pepper flavor.
Ground Carolina Reaper Pepper Uses:
- Hot Sauce & BBQ sauces
- Flavor infusion
- Salsa & preserves
- Hot pepper jam/jelly
- Chili & thick stews
- Mix in coating for chicken wings
- Use in a rub for beef or pork
- Sprinkle in margaritas or other drinks
- Blend a small amount into chocolate or caramel for spicy/sweet candies