Proper Name: Habanero Paper Lantern*
Other Names: ???
Type: Capsicum Chinense
Seed Availablity: Unavailable
Scoville Heat Units: 100K – 350K SHU
Sauce Strength Rating**: Hot – 3.5/11
Colour: Ripens from lime green, through orange to red.
Ripe Flavour: A soft, red habanero taste with fruity tones and not much florality.
Green Flavour: ???
Products: Somerset Chilli Garden’s Raspberry Pistachio Chilli Chocolate Gnaché
Recipes: “Lantern Fruit” Gulab Jamun
Related Peppers: Habanero Red, Habanero Caribbean Red Hot, Habanero Savina Red, Habanero Golden, Habanero Orange, Habanero Chocolate, Habanero Peach, Habanero Big Sun, Habanero Hot Lemon, Habanero White, Habanero Mustard, Habanero Pink, Habanero Apricot, Habanada
*This is one of many habanero chillies varieties in the chinense pepper family. It should not be confused with the Deng Long Jiao – A facing heaven strain in the frutescens family, from china, which is also known as the Lantern Chilli because of its physical resemblence to a chinese paper lantern.
**This value represents the heat rating that I would expect to give to a sauce using this pepper as its main ingredient. Other ingredients or particularly high purity may result in a slightly stronger sauce, while lower concentrations will yeild a weaker one and other products may vary.