Our site has had so much traffic from the Chili Willy Peppers, that we must do another post with some links to help you purchase some!
Laugh away, it’s totally ok. It’s not hard to understand why, this unique chili is rude, crude and outright fantastic. Also known as Peters Peppers or Penis Peppers, the Chili Willy Peppers have that very distinct shape.
Chili Willy Peter Pepper Appearance
When you see it, you can’t ignore its shape. The chilly willy or peter pepper is accurately named. When fully grown and ripened, the chili pod has a long conical shape and a bulbous end that shares an uncanny resemblance to… well we all know!
It doesn’t only look good but also taste spicy (excuse the pun…)
Attending a dinner or BBQ with this chili is a good conversation starter between your family and friends. The chilli pods go from green to red over time.
Chili Willy Penis Pepper Taste and Heat
Medium-hot to pretty darn fiery (reportedly in the 10,000 to 23,000 scoville scale Units range) and are good tasting (great for spicing up salsa as well as conversation).
Once you get past the laughs, there’s a pretty significant hot pepper here – hotter than a jalapeño.
Where to Buy Chili Willy Peppers & Availability
You might be able to find them at farmer’s markets if you are lucky, but if you really want chili willy peter peppers, you’re going to need to invest time into growing them. Peter pepper seeds are widely available online, and that’s how this chili has survived and grown its cult following over the years.
This is the trickiest part. These chilies are, in fact, pretty rare to find. Many people grow peter peppers, but, for obvious reasons, they aren’t typically carried in big-box supermarkets. These chilies are too likely to cause an uproar.
Seeds are hard to obtain around the world and are limited. but we have them here!
This is one naughty pepper, that’s for sure. In fact, it gives the popular term “food porn” a whole new meaning. If you want your own peck of peter peppers, you’ll need to be on the look-out (or get ready to grow them). But, when you do find them, enjoy the laugh along with the good taste.