Padrón Red


Proper Name: Padrón Red

Pronunciation: ???

Other Names: ???

Type: Capsicum Annuum

Rarity: Common

Seed Availablity: Trade Only

Scoville Heat Units: 500-2.5K SHU

Sauce Strength Rating*: Medium – 2/12

Colour: Red

Ripe Flavour: Deep red chilli taste with strong undertones of white grape.

Green Flavour: An earthy, nutty, dark green taste.

Products: Brighton Hot Stuff‘s Jalapeño Sauce, The Somerset Chilli Co.’s Narco, Nerd Sauce Co.’s Senor Padron

Recipes: Fried Padrons, Fatalii & Mustard Fried Padrons, Refried Bean topped Sweet Potatoes, Jalapeño & Padron-Spiced Macaroni Cheese

Related Peppers: Shishito

You may also enjoy: Jalapeño Red, Serenade Red, Kashmiri Mirch

*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.