If you’ve been carrying hot sauce in your bag even before Beyonce made it a thing, keep reading. Chilli peppers can be flavorful, but things can get fiery very quickly if you eat the wrong one.
Chili peppers make delicious condiments and seasonings for meals, and different ones have different uses. Knowing which peppers to use for specific recipes will be extremely helpful for the sake of your tastebuds.
If you think you can handle the heart of some of the hottest chilies in the world, then we have a guide for you. Take a look at the top ten hottest chili peppers so you know where to look to set your kitchen on fire.
Pepper X comes in guns blazing at number 10 with a hotter than hell Scoville rating of 3,180,000.
Dragon’s Breath Pepper
The Dragon Breath pepper will have you breathing fire with a Scoville rating of a whopping 2,480,000.
Things get hot with the Carolina Reaper, which has a Scoville rating between 1,400,000 to 2,200,000.
Komodo Dragon Pepper
The Komodo Dragon Pepper spices things up with a Scoville rating of 1,400,000 to 2,200,000.
Trinidad Moruga Scorpion
The Trinidad Moruga Scorpion stings with a Scoville rating of 1,200,000 to 2,000,000.
Trinidad Scorpion Chocolate
This Trinidad Scorpion is not so sweet, with a Scoville rating of 1,200,000 to 2,000,000.
7 Pot Douglah
A Scoville rating of 923,889 to 1,853,986 makes the 7 Pot Douglah chili super hot.
7 Pot Brown
Don’t let the cheerful yellow fool you because this 7 Pot Brown pepper has a Scoville rating of 800,000 to 1,853,396.
You’ll break a sweat when eating the Dorset Naga chili, which has a Scoville rating of 544,000 to 1,598,227.
The Naga Morich wraps the list up with a spicy Scoville rating of 1,000,000 to 1,500,000.