The Jamaican scotch bonnet pepper is one of the most sort after species of the habanero. It is one of the hottest pepper in the world and is mainly cultivated in the tropics. To understand the amount of heat this pepper has let’s make a comparison to Jalopeno peppers. The Jamaican Scotch Bonnet pepper measures 200,000 to 400,000 compare to jalapeno which has a rating of 2,500 to 8,000 using the Scoville measuring scale.
The Jamaican scotch bonnet pepper is one of the major ingredient that gives the jerk sauces its distinct flavor. However, in this pepper goes into almost every dish in the Jamaican cuisine, of course it can adjusted to for the amount of heat one desires.
The lighter colored scotch bonnet pepper has less heat but of course still hot for the persons who are not use to it. We find that the red variety is dangerously hot but the hell fire hot is none other put the purple-brown scotch bonnet.
Today the Jamaican scotch bonnet pepper is famous throughout the world and is constantly in demand. The popularity of the Jamaican cuisine amplified by ubiquitous Jamaican Jerk sauce which are two of the major factors driving its success.
Jamaican Scotch Bonnet
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