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Tepin Chiles

Tepin Chiles (Capsicum Annuum) are also known as Bird Peppers or Chiltepins. Shaped more like a berry than a chile, the Tepin relies on birds to propagate it's seeds. Rarely found cultivated, it grows wild in Southern Texas and throughout Mexico. This chile has a long history, the word Tepin is from the Nahuatl language of the Aztec Indians. This little pepper is very spicy with a searing heat. On the heat scale the Tepin is an 8.Scoville heat units 40,000 - 50,000.

Suggested Use:

Tepin Chiles are very hot Don't let their small size deceive you, a little goes a long way. Use in Mexican recipes and in Posole dishes. If you love hot chili, salsa and stews, this is the chile for you.

4 oz. - $ 45.94


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