Japones Chile Peppers
Also Known As: Santaka or Capsicum Annuum
Ingredients: Dried Japones Chile Peppers
Taste and Aroma: Hot and spicy.
Uses: Asian cooking, stir fry, peanut sauces, that curry, oil and sauces.
Substitutes: Thai Chile Peppers, Arbol Chile Peppers or Guajillo Chile Peppers.
Fun Fact: The Japones Chile Pepper has a similar appearance to the Arbol Chile Pepper, but is only slightly less hot at around 25,000 Scoville Heat Units.