While widely recognized as one of the world’s hottest peppers, reapers boast more complex flavor profiles than most super-hot chilies. A sweet and fruity aroma precedes their intense heat.
Reaper flakes can add the perfect touch to soups and stews, or as an easy dry rub for barbecued meats. Add them to brownies for an unexpected spicy kick!
The world’s hottest pepper, commonly referred to as ‘the ghost pepper,’ stands out for its fruity, sweet initial flavor profile that quickly escalates into searing heat that measures up to 2.2 million Scoville heat units. These unique characteristics make this an exciting addition to spicy foods!
Reaper flakes or powder are perfect for adding an extra zing to soups, stews, chilis and even marinades and dry rubs for meats. Simply sprinkle it on your vegetables after roasting or add it directly for use when marinating or rubbing meats!
Rehydrate finely chopped Carolina Reaper pods in water with sugar and vinegar as a base, then combine this hot sauce for an unexpectedly spicy treat! Spread on cinnamon rolls.
Jam is a combination of crushed fruit and sugar that has been thickened using plant-derived starch or acids such as lemon juice to extract natural pectin from fruit pulp, often leaving chunks and seeds intact in its structure.
Add pepper powder to traditional deviled eggs for an eye-catching spicy kick, or create a sweet and savory glaze for your grilled salmon filets with Carolina Reaper powder, honey, soy sauce, lime juice and garlic for an irresistibly aromatic dish!
Garlic bread is an irresistibly tasty, buttery treat infused with garlic and other aromatic herbs for an irresistibly rich experience that’s delicious warm from the oven or later toasted for breakfast or brunch.
Add some spice to your garlic bread by mixing Carolina Reaper flakes into your butter mixture. These spicy flakes add just the right touch of heat that complements both the richness of butter and its garlicky aroma perfectly.
Caramel sauce typically starts off using granulated sugar that cooks to caramelization at a certain temperature, however this recipe uses brown sugar which makes the process quicker and simpler!
Upgrade traditional deviled eggs by adding Carolina Reaper powder to the yolk mixture for an unforgettable taste sensation! While the heat won’t kill you, it might just burn your tongue! Drizzle over fruit, ice cream or brownies to provide an irresistibly spicy contrast!
Creamy Cajun Pasta Sauce With Chicken Is an Ideal Meal for Date Night at Home. Simply combine linguine, heavy cream and Parmesan cheese along with Carolina Reaper pepper for an enjoyable date night meal at home!
Add chopped or pureed Carolina Reaper whole pods to a classic chili recipe to create an intensely spicy and flavorful dish, featuring fruity body and roasted garlic notes. This sauce also works wonderfully when topping tacos, flavoring chicken wings or basting barbecued meats.
Put tequila, lime juice and orange liqueur into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously until the outside of the shaker frosts over, taste and add additional sweeteners if necessary.
Dairy products such as milk or yogurt can help the body process capsaicin more effectively and can even temper the heat of a spicy meal.
Add some pepper powder to chocolate ganache mixture for a tasty, spicy snack! Roll it out into small balls, and garnish it with additional pepper powder as desired for extra spice!
Brownies are a delicious treat for any chocolate enthusiast. Add Carolina Reaper powder for an unexpected spice kick!
Be careful when baking as overexposure to heat can result in dry brownies. Remove them from the oven when a toothpick inserted in their center comes out with moist crumbs attached, as this indicates the perfect timing and temperature settings.
Deviled eggs will benefit from adding a small amount of pepper paste for an intense burst of flavor that won’t overwhelm or overshadow their egg yolk mixture. Instead, this spicy element will enhance its unique taste without taking over entirely.
Mango Ice Cream
Mango ice cream is an easy and delicious treat that can be enjoyed year-round. While any variety of mango can be used, sweeter mango varieties offer stronger flavors for maximum pleasure.
This no-churn recipe can be frozen overnight in an airtight container. Milk powder helps prevent ice crystal formation while pulpy mangoes also work to avoid them. Whisking the frozen product after four hours helps further minimize any frozen crystals.
Dehydrated Carolina Reaper pod powder offers an easy and concentrated way to add the pepper’s intense heat and distinct flavor into a variety of dishes, from pizza or pasta dishes to roast vegetables and meats. Sprinkle Reaper flakes over these items or use as toppings.
Mix a pinch of pepper powder with simple syrup and white rum for an unusual twist in your margaritas, and drizzle it over ice cream or brownies as an unexpected flavor burst!