The lantern-shaped habanero chilli is one of the spiciest chilli peppers, measuring 200,000 to 350,000 Scoville Units (50 times more than jalapenos) While they're known for their mind-blowing spiciness, their fruity and slightly sweet flavours can be easily overlooked
Harbanero chilli is about 100,000 – 200,000 scoville heat units.
Scoville heat units, also known as SHU is simply a measurement of the number of times capsaicin needs to be diluted by sugar-water.
They're packed with iron, thiamine, niacin, magnesium, riboflavin and Vitamin A, B and C as well as being a low-calorie way to spice up your meals. Like all peppers, habanero chili has capsaicin, technically an irritant that has several health benefits which include pain relief, appetite suppression and blood sugar control.
Habanero chillis are a good way to add heat to your cooking and work well with acidic raw dishes (such as cervice) and fruits like mango, berries, passionfruit and oranges. They're a integral part of Jamaican jerk seasoning, along with cinnamon, allspice and salt. Be careful when handling dried habanero chillies. Use gloves if you have sensitive skin, and don't touch your eyes!
Allergens: May Contain Soy, May Contain Cereals Containing Gluten, May Contain Milk, May Contain Sulphites, May Contain Tree Nuts, May Contain Other Tree Nuts, May Contain Peanuts, May Contain Sesame, May Contain Gluten, May Contain Egg
Storage: For long lasting freshness, store in an air-tight container and in a cool, dark place.