Proper Name: Suriname Yellow
Other Names: Madame Jeanette
Type: Capsicum Chinense
Seed Availablity: Trade Only
Scoville Heat Units: 125K-325K SHU
Sauce Strength Rating**: Extra – 4/11
Ripe Flavour: Dry, aromatic, musty and somewhat reminiscent of mustard. Great with egg fried rice.
Green Flavour: ???
Products: El Jefe’s Volcán sauce
*The image shown on this page is of what most Suriname Yellow peppers now look like but the original strain possesses a much blunter tip.
**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.