Spicy exchange / 2023
What is an Ají Charapita pepper?
The aji charapita is a tiny Peruvian pepper that is highly regarded for its flavor and heat. But it's also rumored to be the most expensive pepper in the world.
We found no evidence to support these rumors. There are websites selling dried aji charapita peppers for $120 per kilo, or $29.50 for 2oz.
Search for aji charapita seeds and you'll find tons of options all around the web. Click the "learn more" button for links to websites where you can buy the dried peppers.
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