This is 500 grams of frozen, pure, minced Lemon Drop chillies. These chillies are picked, washed, de-stemmed, minced into a purée and frozen in 500 gram containers. This is done within 24 hours of picking to ensure we capture the freshest product and maximum flavour and heat. These will be shipped in a special insulated package using our next day delivery service or select Local Pickup at checkout for our Click and Collect service.
The Lemon Drop chili, or Ají Limón as it is also known, is a hot, citrus-like, lemon-flavored pepper which is a popular seasoning pepper in Peru, where it is known as qillu uchu. A member of the baccatum species, the lemon drop is a cone pepper that is around 60 mm (2.4 in) long and 12 mm (0.47 in) wide with some crinkling.
This is 100% fresh-frozen chilli purée which is ideal for use in jams, sauces, baking, cocktails, stews, and all manner of cuisine. We’ve done all the preparation and you’re getting a premium product with zero wastage.