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How hot is a jalapeno on the Scoville scale?

2,500 to 8,000 Scoville

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Herein, what is considered hot on the Scoville scale?

The ranges of Scoville Heat Units typically used to call a pepper mild, medium, hot, or extra hot are: Mild (100 to 2,500) Medium (2,500 to 30,000) Hot (30,000 to 100,000)

Furthermore, how hot is wasabi on the Scoville scale? Wasabi is a root, not a pepper, and therefore it is not on the ScovillePepper heat index. According to the Scoville heat scale[1][2] , green peppers rank the lowest, at zero, while Chili Peppers are varied and can range from 100 - 5 million SHU (Scoville Heat Units.)

Secondly, is 8000 Scoville units hot?

100–8,000 SHU: most major-brand hot sauces. 2,500–5,000 SHU: jalapeño pepper. 5,000–10,000 SHU: chipotle pepper. 6,000–23,000 SHU: serrano pepper.

How hot is the Carolina Reaper on the Scoville scale?

The Carolina Reaper is the hottest pepper known to man ranking in at 1,569,300 Scoville Heat Units. That's a hot Pepper! To put that in perspective, that's about 300 times hotter than even the most intense jalapeño….

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