Proper Name: Serrano Red
Other Names: N/A
Type: Capsicum Annuum
Seed Availablity: Unavailable
Scoville Heat Units: 10K – 23K SHU
Sauce Strength Rating*: Medium – 3/12
Ripe Flavour: A crunchy, juicy and slightly fruity red pepper.
Green Flavour: Dark green, sometimes described as “grassy”. A touch more bitter than a jalapeño.
Products: The Heat Lab’s Sweet Chilli & Roast Garlic Laterra’s Michoacan?, Angry Goat Pepper Co.’s Hippy Dippy Green?, Alice Cooper’s Welcome to my Nightmare?, Great Scott’s Apple, Gooseberry & Serrano?
Related Peppers: Serrano Purple
*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.