The wiri wiri Flakes pepper may look little – like colorful cherries – but inside it contains sun-like heat rivaling habanero peppers and Scotch bonnets. The flavor, too, is deliciously distinct – fruity with sharp tomato undertones. No wonder the Guyanese treasure this chili as a staple in their everyday cuisine, using it in everything from hot sauces to peppered rum to flavor dishes.
Heat Level Groups (by SHU):
Very Hot (Chilies that range from 200,000 to 500,000 SHU)
- Cherry Bomb Pepper