Ají Panca Peruvian Chili Seeds (Capsicum baccatum)
Price for Package of 5 seeds.
The Ají Panca, also called Ají Especial, 1 Ají Colorado or Chile Peruano, is a cultivar of Capsicum chinense (a type of chili) that is grown in Peru, although it is also commonly associated with Capsicum baccatum. Considers one of the most used chili peppers in Peruvian cuisine.
Commonly grown on the coast of Peru and measuring 8 to 13 centimeters long and 2.5 to 3 centimeters wide, it has thick flesh and fruity tones, it turns dark brown when ripe.
A character from the story The knight Carmel by Abraham Valdelomar, the Ajíseco is named for its red plumage, it is commonly sun-dried on farms and sold dry, powdered or in paste form. That it is not so spicy if the veins have been removed and it is thrown away, but instead it is used for its flavor and color.
There are so many ways in which you can use Ají panca chile. Cook it in soups, chop it up and toss it in salads or use it as a side dish for different meat dishes. The list of Ají panca chile recipes is almost endless, mainly because this is a very popular vegetable in many countries and chefs are always coming up with innovative ways of preparing Ají panca chile. Many vegetarian menus place Ají panca chile within the top ten plants, but this nutritious vegetable is also used in many meat-based dishes.