Aji Amarillo; (PI 152217) (CGN23297)


The name Aji Amarillo in Spanish means yellow chile/pepper. This is the most widely used pepper in Peru. It is an old ancient pepper locally called Aji Escabeche when fresh and Cusqueno when dry. The pepper tastes so good is has been dominating the Peruvian, Bolivian, and Colombian cuisine. In Peru, locals use this pepper as the main ingredient in their Aji de Gallina ("Hen Chili") and Huancaina sauce. In Bolivia, the Aji Amarillo is the main ingredient in Fricase Paceno. The pepper has a natural sweet mango like flavor, being medium to low hot, this pepper is among the most requested varieties in our shop.