SCOVILLE Ratings for Hot Peppers


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I was reading an article earlier that referenced the Scoville ratings for different Hot Peppers. Being an avid Hot Pepper eater in many different dishes over the years, I can attest to the relative accuracy of this chart.

So, for posterity’s sake (and having a good storage place for the information) I decided to store the data here for future reference.

The SCOVILLE rating of HOT PEPPERS

1.5 to 2.0 MILLION – Law enforcement Pepper Spray, Trinidad Moruga Scorpion

850 Thousand to 1.5 Million – Naga Viper Pepper, Infinity Chili,Bhut Jolokia chili pepper, Trinidad Scorpion Butch T pepper, Bedfordshire Super Naga, 7 Pod’s Chili

350 to 580 Thousand – Red Savina Habanero

100 to 350 Thousand –  Habanero chili, Scoth bonnet pepper, Datil Pepper, Rocoto,Piri Piri Nudungu, Madame Jeanette,P eruvian White Abanero, Jamacian hot pepper, Guyana Wiri Wiri, Fatalii,

50 to 100 Thousand – Byadgi chilli, Bird’s eye chili (aka. Thai Chili Pepper), Malagueta pepper, Chiltepin pepper, Piri piri (African bird’s eye), Pequin pepper

30 to 50 Thousand – Guntur chilli,Cayenne pepper, Ají pepper,Tabasco pepper, Cumari pepper (Capsicum Chinese), Katara (spicy)

10 to 23 Thousand – Serrano pepper,Peter pepper, Aleppo pepper

3.5 to  8 Thousand – Espelette pepper, Jalapeño pepper, Chipotle, Guajillo pepper, New Mexican varieties of Anaheim pepper, Hungarian wax pepper, Tabasco sauce

1 to 2.5 Thousand – Anaheim pepper, Poblano pepper, Rocotillo pepper, Peppadew, Sriracha sauce

100 to 900 – Pimento, Peperoncini, Banana pepper

No significant heat – Bell pepper,Cubanelle, Aji dulce

by Don Bobbitt, 2014

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