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Wiri Wiri Chile Powder

The Wiri Wiri Chile is hard to find and highly valued for its bright red color, fresh flavor and exceptional heat. These peppers have been ground into a power for 100% pure flavor.

  • These are small 1/2" berry shaped hot peppers with an average of 60,000 to 80,000 SHUs

  • Related to the habanero and bhut jolokia chiles which originated in the Americas

  • Popular in the cuisines of Central America, Caribbean Islands, and the Yucatan region

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    Price: $74.20
    $6.18 / Ounce

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    Suggested uses

  • Used for centuries in Yucatan and Caribbean-style cooking to add a significant amount of heat to their traditional foods

  • Commonly used in hot sauces, extra-spicy salsas and marinades

  • Adds significant heat to very large quantities of soup and stew

  • Basic prep

    Ready to use. Add to taste.

    Storage & handling

    Store in a cool, dry place.


    Dried wiri wiri peppers.

    Hard-to-find and highly pursued, wiri wiri chiles are close relatives of habanero and bhut jolokia chiles. They are also sometimes called wiri wiri Guyana.

  • Turning from green to orange to red when mature, these 1/2-inch, berry-shaped hot peppers typically measure 60,000 to 80,000 SHUs

  • They have played a role in the cuisines of Central and South America and throughout the Caribbean for hundreds of years, although they have been widely cultivated throughout Asia

  • These are a popular fresh variety for gardeners due to their bright colors and ornamental value