Jalapeño Green

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Common Name*: Jalapeño Green

Pronunciation: Ha-la-pen-yo Green

Other Names: Jalapeño Red, Jalapeño Yellow, Jalapeño NuMix Big Jim, Jalapeño NuMex Lemon Spice

Type: Annuum

Rarity: Common

Seed Availablity: See individual strains*.

Scoville Heat Units: 2.5K – 8K SHU

Sauce Strength Rating**: Medium – 2.5/11

Ripe Colour: Variable*

Ripe Flavour: Variable*

Green Flavour: Dark green and chlorophyllic, sometimes described as “grassy”.

Products: Grim Reaper FoodsRookie GoblinRaging Goblin, The Chilli Alchemist‘s 💀Philosopher’s Dew, Brighton Hot Stuff’s Jalapeño, Chilli of the Valley‘s Hulk Juice & Jarlic, Daddy Cool’s 💀Hybrid, End of the Lime & 📽️Salted Caramel Cowboy Candy, Cowley’s Fine FoodsJalapeño Vegetable & Mushroom Jerkies, Chilli Pepper Pete’s Dragon’s Blood Green Salsa, Tubby Tom’s Pablo Diablo, Devon Chilli Man’s Jalapeño Creaper, The Unusual Chutney Company’s Fiendfyre, Hot-Headz’ Hardcore Jalapeño Purée, Flying Goose Brand’s Green Sriracha, Sauce Shop’s Green Sriracha, The Great British Cheese Company’s Lime & Chilli Cheddar? & Chocolate, Chilli & Lime Wensleydale?, Fat Man Chilli Co’s Green Chilli Sauce?, Magma Sauces’ Jalapeño Sour Mango, The Ribman’s Holy F🔥🔥k, Christ on a Bike & Holy Mother of God, The Garlic Farm’s Vampire Botherer, Angry Goat Pepper Co.’s Hippy Dippy Green

Recipes: Jalapeño Poppers, Pineapple & Tomatillo Salsa, Jalapeño & Padron-Spiced Macaroni Cheese, Saag Aloo Potato Pancakes, Udon “bolognese”, Cayenne & Jalapeño Garlic Bread

Related Peppers: Shishito, Jalapeño Purple, Chipōtlé Meco, Chipōtlé Morita

You may also enjoy: Poblano, Serrano Green, Padron Green, Serenade Green

*The name “Jalapeño Green” does not refer to a single variety but rather to any underripe jalapeño that isn’t purple. Please click on its “other names” to see the individual strains.

**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.