What Is A Chocolate 7-Pot Chili Pepper?
The chocolate 7-pot chili pepper originated from Trinidad and is round in shape with a scorpion like tail. It looks similar to a habanero pepper and is one of the hottest chilis in existence.
With an impressive 1,000,000 – 1,200,000 SHU on the Scoville scale, this red hot pepper is around 125-480 times hotter than a jalapeno, so is not for the faint-hearted.
If you can withstand the blazing heat, this pepper has a slightly fruity and nutty flavor. It has a sun-kissed color skin similar to ghost peppers and other very hot chili peppers.
What Do Chocolate 7-Pot Chili Peppers Taste Like?
Obviously due to the intense scoville rating of this chili pepper, it’s difficult to get past the heat and take in the flavor if you’re not a seasoned hot pepper eater.
Once you’ve mastered the competing heat blast, you’ll notice a fruity taste similar to that of a habanero pepper, and a bit of nuttiness which adds to the Caribbean flavor.
Adding chocolate to this pepper enhances the mix of flavors and gives a sweet and rich coating to the impressive heat.
What Can You Do With Chocolate 7-Pot Chili Peppers?
You can use the chocolate 7-pot chili peppers in chilis, sauces, soups and stews if you’re brave enough. They can be dried out to make chili powder and flakes.
They would definitely work well as a practical joke on inexperienced hot chili eaters. It’s important to wear something that covers your eyes such as a set of goggles and also gloves to protect your eyes from the insane chili burn.
Where Can You Find Chocolate 7 Pot Chili Peppers?
It’s quite difficult to find these peppers in any normal store. You might have some luck at a farmers market, but you can grow your own chocolate 7-pot peppers by purchasing seeds online (for example on Amazon).
If you’re willing to compromise, you might have an easier time finding 7-pot chili pepper powders and flakes online.
Now that you know all about chocolate 7-Pot pepper, you may decide you’re brave enough to take on one of the hottest peppers in the world today. Remember to watch out for chili burn, and get ready to take action if it’s just way too hot for you!