Proper Name: Zhi Tian Jiao
Other Names: Facing Heaven Long*, Szechuan Long, Sichuan Long
Type: Capsicum Frutescens
Seed Availablity: Unavailable
Scoville Heat Units: ???
Sauce Strength Rating***: Medium – 3/11
Ripe Flavour: Dry and woody red chilli with a hint of sharp, citric acid-like zing.
Green Flavour: ???
Recipes: Mapo Tofu
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**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.