The Aji Peruvian or Mini Peruvian, which comes from Peru, is a chilli variety that has so far not been widely used in Europe.
The Aji Peruvian (Mini Peruvian) is red and about the same size as the Aji Amarillo. The similar climatic conditions on Mallorca make it possible that the Aji Peruvian (Mini Peruvian) also thrives excellently on the island.
The severity level on the 10-point scale is 7. The Aji Peruvian (Mini Peruvian) has between 40,000 and 50,000 Scoville, depending on the degree of ripeness and irrigation.
The aroma of the Aji Peruvian (Mini Peruvian) is mild at the beginning, but becomes significantly sharper when you eat it. We recommend using them fresh and cut into small pieces in warm dishes or as powder. When it comes to dosing, it is important to start with small amounts, you can always add seasoning. When cutting the fresh chillies, it is essential to wear gloves and never touch your face with your hands!
The Aji Peruvian (Mini Peruvian) is particularly recommended as an addition to salads, but it can also be used to flavour sauces and other dishes.