Scotch Bonnet – 1Kg


Scotch Bonnet peppers are renowned for their fiery heat and distinct flavor that adds a bold kick to dishes. These vibrant peppers are not only a staple in Caribbean and Latin American cuisines but also offer a range of health benefits. In this article, we will explore the intense flavors and nutritional value of Scotch Bonnet peppers, provide a delicious recipe to embrace their spiciness.

Nutritional Benefits of Scotch Bonnet Peppers: Scotch Bonnet peppers pack more than just heat – they are loaded with essential nutrients. Here are some key nutrients found in Scotch Bonnet peppers:

  1. Capsaicin: Scotch Bonnet peppers contain capsaicin, a compound known for its potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Capsaicin may also aid in pain relief, metabolism boosting, and weight management.
  2. Vitamins: These peppers are rich in vitamins A and C. Vitamin A supports eye health, immune function, and cell growth, while vitamin C boosts the immune system and collagen production.
  3. Minerals: Scotch Bonnet peppers provide minerals like potassium, magnesium, and iron. Potassium is crucial for heart health, magnesium is essential for muscle function, and iron is necessary for oxygen transportation in the body.
  4. Antioxidants: Scotch Bonnet peppers contain various antioxidants that help combat free radicals, reduce inflammation, and promote overall health and well-being.

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Recipe: Spicy Jerk Chicken with Scotch Bonnet Marinade


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 Scotch Bonnet peppers, seeds removed and finely chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tablespoon ground allspice
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Salt to taste


  1. In a bowl, combine the finely chopped Scotch Bonnet peppers, minced garlic, soy sauce, olive oil, brown sugar, thyme leaves, allspice, black pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt to create the marinade.
  2. Place the chicken breasts in a shallow dish and pour the marinade over them, ensuring they are fully coated. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour or overnight for maximum flavor.
  3. Preheat the grill or grill pan over medium-high heat.
  4. Grill the marinated chicken breasts for about 6-8 minutes per side or until fully cooked, with an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).
  5. Remove the chicken from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  6. Serve the spicy jerk chicken with your favorite sides, such as rice and beans, plantains, or a refreshing salad.