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The Scoville Scale of Hotness

The Scoville Scale of Hotness

The Scoville scale is the measurement of the pungency (spicy heat) of chili peppers.

15000000-2000000 Units
Trinidad Moriga Scorpion

855000-1463700 Units
Naga Bhut Jolokia
Trinidad Scorpion Butch T
Naga Viper
Infinity Chili

350000-580000 Units
Red Habanero

100000-350000 Units
Scotch Pepper
Madamme Jeanette
Rocoto
Datil
Habanero

50000-100000 Units
Bird’s Eye Pepper
Pequin Chili
Chitlepin
Sichuan Pepper

30000-50000 Units
Tabasco
Bishop’s Crown
Cumari
Cayenne

10000-23000 Units
Serrano
Peter Pepper

3500-8000 Units
Guajillo
Chipottle
Espelette
Hungarian Wax Pepper
Jalapeno

1000-2500 Units
Anaheim Pepper
Poblano
Rocotillo

100-900 Units
Pimento
Banana Pepper
Pepperoncini

No Significant Heat
Bell Pepper
Cubanelle
Aji Dulce

The Scoville Scale of Hotness

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The Scoville scale is the measurement of the pungency (spicy heat) of chili peppers. The number of Scoville heat units indicates the amount of capsaicin present. Capsaicin is a chemical compound that...

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spice spices

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