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Peruvian Aji Panca

Aji Panca

Peruvian Chilli Peppers

Aji Panca is the second most common aji variety in Peru and frequently used in the Peruvian cuisine. It matures from green and yellow to a dark red burgundy color.

Aji Panca has a berry like, fruity flavor and an aromatic, smoky taste with a mild lingering heat. It can mostly be found dried as a whole chili pepper, prepared into a paste or grounded.

Today Aji Panca is often used to season seafood, rice dishes, soups and sauces.

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