Trinidad Scorpion Chili Peppers, Dried
Essential SpiceÂ Trinidad Scorpion Chilies are also know as Capsicum Chinense.Â
These chilies areÂ native to the district of Moruga in Trinidad and Tobago. On February 13, 2012 the New Mexico State University's Chile Pepper Institute identified the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion as the hottest chili in the world with a heat level of more than 1.2 Million SHUÂ (Scoville Heat Units) and individual plants with a heat of more than 2 Million Scoville Heat Units.Â This record has since been surpassed.
It should go without saying, "Proceed with extreme caution."