Scoville Rating System for Heat in Chile Peppers

How Hot Is It?
The Scoville Rating System
for Chile Peppers

Next time you’re in the bulk herb section buying chile, look for the Scoville Rating System numbers next to “cayenne.” Those little numbers measure the fire of peppers in standardized “heat units,” AKA how many capsaicinoids are in a chile pepper.

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