The Carolina Reaper originally named the HP22B, is a cultivar of the Capsicum chinense plant. The pepper is red and gnarled, with a small pointed tail. In 2013, Guinness World Records declared it the hottest chili pepper in the world, surpassing the previous record-holder, the Trinidad Scorpion “Butch T”. Other varieties have been claimed to be spicier, but are not confirmed by Guinness.
1,569,383 – 2,200,000 Scoville Units. As of August 2013, Guinness World Records stated that its’ Smokin’ Ed’s Carolina Reaper is officially the world’s hottest chile pepper.
Where can you find the Carolina Reaper Pepper?
Sometimes these peppers are hard to come by, so here are a few links to point you to the Reaper!
|Fresh Reapers @Amazon US||Dried Reapers @Amazon US||Dried Reaper Pods @Amazon UK|
Carolina Reaper Pepper Recipes
These are a few lovely recipes, but you can really add a bit of Carolina Reaper to almost any recipe. I call this “Recipe Pimping” and I will dedicate a section of our blob especially for these new and improved recipes. And remember that you can add a bit of any hot pepper that you love to almost any recipe. #Pimping
|Cherry Bomb Chicken & Reapers||Roasted Reaper Salsa|
Carolina Reaper Pepper Sauces
There are really so many sauces out there. Here are the ones that either I have tried and / or have the highest ratings from Pepperheads, Hot Heads and Spice Lovers.
|Repaper Sauce @Hot Farm’s||Torchbearer Garlic Reaper @Amazon US||Elijah’s Xtreme Regret @Amazon US||Wicked Reaper @Amazon US||Reaper Squeezin’s @Amazon US||Hellfire Reaper Sauce @Amazon UK|
Carolina Reaper Pepper Specialty Products
Again “Spicieans”, there is a lot out there! Have a look at these tempting and deadly possibilities!
|Reaper MASH @Amazon US||Mad Dog 357 Reaper Mash @Amazon US||The Death Nut Challenge @Amazon US||Paqui Reaper One Chip Challenge @Amazon US||Doomsday Extract @AmazonUK||Reaper Chilli Fudge @AmazonUK|
Carolina Reaper Pepper Seeds
There is nothing like growing your own Carolina Reaper pepper bombs!
|Reaper Seeds @Amazon US||Reaper Seeds @Amazon UK|