D'Horta Malagueta Pepper Mix

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Origin: Brazil
SKU: BS0017
Size: 30g
Cuisine: Brazil
Minimum Shelf Life: 6 months



The most famous pepper in Brazil, malagueta peppers are perhaps better known as the piri piri pepper in Europe. The malagueta pepper is green but turns a deep red as it ripens in the sun, and D'Horta mix together both colours for a prettier store-cupboard staple - malagueta misturada.

The malagueta pepper is used across Brazil, Portugal and Mozambique in hot sauces and marinades. The peppers pack a lot of heat in a small amount - measuring 60,000 to 100,000 on the scoville scale, with each chilli just 1-3 cm long. This tiny bottle contains at least 50+ chillies. 

Blend a few malagueta peppers together with raw garlic, onion, sugar and vinegar to make your own piri piri sauce. Use to marinade a rack of lamb, steak or butterflied chicken breast, and serve with Brazilian farofa for a classic Brazilian dish. If cooking on the BBQ baste with a little honey to balance the fiery heat.

Ingredients: Malagueta peppers, salt, vinegar.

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