Origin: Guyana, South America
Info: Wiri-Wiri peppers (Capsicum Frutescens) are berry shaped hot peppers from Guyana, South America, prized for their tangy flavour and high level of heat.
Scoville Heat Units: 100,000 to 350,000
This puts them on par with a Habanero or Scotch Bonnet pepper in heat.
Not only does this pepper provide a hearty hit of heat, but it is also just as fruity, flavourful, and tangy with strong tomato aromas and an explosive heat.
The perfect dried chilli to make a chilli paste with. Add onion, garlic, ginger, honey, mustard and salt and blitz. And you could also add oil for a dip.