ABOUT OUR FLAVORED JERKY
Our Crushed Red Pepper, (Pimienta Rojo Quebradra) is from the ground fruit of a plant in the capsicum family. The chili has already begun the dehydration process. The Crushed Red Pepper rates about a 4-5 on the hot scale. In Scoville units the chili rates about 3,000 to 5,500 units.
The Habanero chili is one of the hottest chilis in the world. Believed to originally been discovered in Cuba this chili rates around 800,000 to over a million Scoville units. This chili is 60 to 100 times hotter than a jalapeño pepper. The typical habanero is a chili that needs air to erupt with flavor in the mouth. So don’t be fooled when you bite into our jerky and feel nothing, it’ll come...Muy Picoso.
Chilies Chipotle [chee-POT-tleh] peppers are smoked jalapeño chili peppers and are also known as chili ahumado. These lend a wonderful smoky flavor to our recipe. Smoked jalapeño delight. As much as one fifth of the Mexican jalapeño crop is processed into chipotles. This rates 5-6 on the hot scale or 4,500 to 6,500 Scoville units. Similar to the Crushed Red Pepper blend with a tinge of smoke added. Very popular.