What is aji amarillo powder?
With a taste like fiery sunshine, aji amarillo powder is a perfect for summer salsas and sauces. It’s a must for authentic Peruvian cuisine, too, providing a fruity, bright flavor to the meal. There’s a strong medium heat in Aji Amarillo: 30,000 to 50,000 Scoville heat units (the same as common cayenne pepper). See PepperScale’s profile on Aji Amarillo.
Ingredients: 100% aji amarillo powder
Weight: Approximately 3 ounces
See three PepperScale recipes that can use aji
This delicious, medium-heat powder has such a unique, summer-like flavor. It’s perfect mixed into sauces and used as a dipper for vegetables or as a side to potatoes (from baked potatoes to french fries). It’s also delicious with grilled chicken during barbecue season.