The Dried Japones Pepper is small, pointed, 2 inches long and 1/2 inch wide. They play an important role in Szechwan cooking. On the Scoville heat scale they are 15,000 to 35,000 units.
Dried Peppers (Japones)
Extremely popular is Asian cuisine, Japones Peppers are native to Mexico but play an important role in Szechwan cooking. Often steeped in hot vegetable oil to release their flavor, these tiny, thin, fiery-hot red chile peppers can be found in stir-fry and pepper oils.