Cayenne Pepper (60,000 SHU) Scoville Heat Units rating packs a fiery punch with intense heat. Its taste is sharp, spicy, and pungently aromatic, providing a powerful kick that can elevate the heat level of dishes significantly.
Its flavor is fiery and pungent, delivering a potent kick of heat with a subtle earthy undertone. This variety of cayenne pepper is notably hot and adds a bold, spicy dimension to dishes.
Cayenne Pepper (60,000 SHU) commonly used in spicy sauces, marinades, and rubs for meats like chicken, beef, and fish. Additionally, it can be sprinkled sparingly on pizzas, soups, stews, and chili for an extra burst of heat. Some also incorporate it into spicy condiments, such as hot sauces and salsas, to enhance their flavor profile. Keep in mind that a little goes a long way, so it’s best to use this cayenne pepper variety in moderation to avoid overwhelming the dish with heat.
- Net weight: 16 oz. (454g)
- Medium to hot heat (SHU): 60,000
Also available: Cayenne Pepper (90 SHU)