This domestic form of the wild Chiltepin is thinly fleshed. It has a light, sweet smokey flavor with citrus, corn and nutty tones. The heat is deep, fiery and transient. Used more for adding heat than flavor, it is used in spicing up salsas, soups, sauces and added whole to various types of vinegar to make spice vinegar.
Ingredients: ground chile pequin.