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Trinidad Scorpion

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Sometimes you can already judge the taste of a pepper by the name. With a name like Trinidad Scorpion, you are clearly dealing with a force to be reckoned with. Did you know it held the title of the world ‘s hottest pepper until 2013? In the meantime, it has been surpassed by the competition - the Carolina Reaper. But the Trinidad Scorpion is still one of the hottest peppers in the world, and its piquant flavour has a real sting in its tail.

The pepper originates from Trinidad, as the name suggests. The EAT ME Trinidad Scorpion is a real favourite in Asian cuisine. Small in stature and shiny red with a pointy tip: its diminutive exterior hides an insanely hot pepper


Peppers like the EAT ME Trinidad Scorpion are mainly intended to season dishes. This pepper is frequently used in a multitude of Asian dishes. It lends it distinctive taste to curries and chilli sauces. But beware - don't use too much.


Be careful when you use hot peppers like this. Rub your hands with some oil beforehand to which prevent your skin absorbing too much of the pepper's heat. Then wash the Trinidad Scorpion before finely slicing or chopping it. Avoid rubbing your eyes.

How to use Trinidad Scorpion in the kitchen?

  • Baking
  • Grill
  • Stir-fry

Storage advice

Trinidad Scorpion peppers keep well for longer in the fridge.

Where do Trinidad Scorpions come from?

The name might imply otherwise, but the Trinidad Scorpion is grown in the Netherlands.

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