De-Stemmed Wiri Wiri Chiles
Wiri Wiri Chiles are hard to find and highly pursued for their bright color, fresh flavor, and exceptional heat. These peppers have been de-stemmed for convenience.
Rinse Wiri Wiri Chile first with warm water then soak in hot water for 10 minutes to rehydrate or add directly to recipe that will cook at least 10 minutes. Once rehydrated, dice or puree and add to a recipe.
Storage & handling
Store in cool, dry place.
Dried wiri wiri peppers.
Hard-to-find and highly pursued, Wiri Wiri Chiles are a variety of "Capiscum frutescens" chiles, making them close relatives of Habanero and Bhut Jolokia chiles. Also sometimes called the Wiri Wiri Guyana pepper.
Mango sour, a familiar condiment in Guyana, is a spicy, sour sauce that goes with just about everything savory. The green sweetness of mango and vinegar bring out the fruity heat of our Wiri WIri Chiles. Up the heat one pepper at a time if more spice is desired.