Japones chiles are native to Mexico but today they are mostly grown and used in Asia. They are small, pointed and red and have medium heat. Japones are a common ingredient in spicy Thai sauces and Szechuan dishes, and are occasionally seen in Indian cuisine as well.
Heat level: 5–6 out of 10
Collections: All, Chiles & Chili Powders, Chinese/East Asian
Type: Chiles & Chili Powders
Category: Chinese/East Asian