Chile Peppers Recipes
Serrano Chile Peppers Serrano Pepper Recipes, Salsas, and Hot Sauces

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Popular in Mexico, serrano peppers are slowly making their way into more American cuisine. Immature serranos are green and mature to a deep red, about three inches long and 1/2 inch around.

Serrano peppers are very similar looking to jalapenos but are 4 to 5 times hotter, coming in at 10,000 to 20,000 Scoville heat units, compared to 5,000 to 8,000 for the jalapeno pepper.

Serrano peppers are very common in guacamole and many salsas. Learn more about this versatile pepper to create many dishes that your friends will love.

Serrano peppers green pile

Serrano Salsa Recipes

Using serrano peppers in salsa isn't nearly as popular as using jalapenos but the serrano peppers have their own unique flavor and normally pack more of a kick.
Serrano pepper roasted

Serrano Hot Sauce Recipes

Serrano pepper hot sauces are a great way to add heat and flavor to many dishes from a topping on grilled chicken or beef to a drizzle for soups.
Serrano pepper recipes

Other Serrano Pepper Recipes

Serrano peppers are used in many other dishes to add both heat and flavor. We covered serrano salsa recipes and serrano hot sauce recipes above. Here are some of our other favorite dishes that use serrano peppers.


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