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Lemon Drop Pepper

The Lemon Drop Pepper is a smallish (around 60mm long and 12mm wide) yellow chili pepper from Peru. It is a medium hot pepper, 15,000-30,000 SCU (Scoville Heat Units), with a lemon-citrus flavor. Use raw or cooked for many applications such as salsa or Ceviche.

Alternative Names

Ají Limón Pepper, Qillu Uchu Pepper

Category

Capsicum/Chile

Origin

Peru

Flavor

Citrus, Fruity, Peppery, Spicy-Medium

Texture

Crisp, Crunchy, Dry, Firm, Tender

Prep Methods

Chop, Cut/Slice, Dice

Cooking Method

Barbecue/Grill, Raw, Roast, Sauté, Smoke

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