Aji Amarillo

Aji AmarilloAji Amarillo
Yellow Pepper

Aji Amarillo
Aji Amarillo

Aji Amarillo is the most frequently used chili in Peru and probably the most important ingredient in Peruvian cooking. The fruits start off green maturing to a deep yellowish orange. Aji Amarillo has a fruity distinguished taste and a medium to hot heat.

It's mostly sold fresh as a whole chili pepper or grounded and find its use in numerous typical Peruvian dishes like the famous Papas a la Huancaina, Aji de Gallina, Causa Limeña and many more. In its dried form Aji Amarillo is called Aji Mirasol.

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