Carolina Reaper holds the Guinness World Record for hottest chili pepper.
This blistering Indian curry combines vinegar, garlic, hot chilies, and warming spices like cumin and cinnamon.
This hot sauce brags 9 million Scoville units earned from a perilous blend of naga, ghost, and habanero peppers.
Fried chicken gets a peppery punch in this Tennessee specialty.
Fusing Thai chilies, galangal, kaffir lime leaves, and other aromatics, this sauce has a slow, creeping burn that leaves mouths buzzing.
Not technically a chili pepper, this Chinese spice carries a characteristic numbing effect.
With a Scoville range of 100,000 to 350,000 units, the habanero's fiery flavor infuses many Mexican and Caribbean dishes.
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