This Caribbean pepper is famous for being the hottest chile pepper in the world. They come in a variety of shapes and colors(yellow, orange,green, red,chocolate). Not only are they extremely hot, but they also have a unique,distinctively fruity flavor.

It is the key ingredient in the popular Jamaican Jerk sauce. The habanero is also widely used in many different types of hot sauces. The popularity of this chile pepper continues to grow and is becoming easier to find on the grocery shelf.

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1/2 c. olive oil
1/3 c. lemon juice
1 garlic clove, minced
1 1/2 t. dried oregano
1 T. chopped Italian parsley
1 1/2 t. kosher salt
1 small red pepper, thinly sliced

Salmoriglio – an olive oil, lemon, garlic herb sauce with sliced red chile pepper

Whisk all ingredients together. Serve as a seasoning for meat or fish.