Sugar Rush Peach Pepper Recipes

Peach peppers vary in heat, with some being medium and others reaching up to 1 million on the Scoville Scale.

The sweetness of peach peppers also varies greatly; some are sweet enough that they could pass as edible fruit.

That’s why, in order to help you out, here are three recipes that use this sweet and hot pepper:

Sugar Rush Peach Pepper Recipes

1. Sugar Rush Reach Pepper Jam

Prepare Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 1 jar

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Sugar Rush Peach Peppers (seeds and ribs removed),
  • 2 cups Sugar Rush Peaches (skin removed, pitted, and chopped),
  • 1/2 cup Sugar,
  • 1/2 cup Water,
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg,
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon.

Instructions:

Step 1: Mix Sugar, Water, and Cinnamon in a large saucepan.

Step 2: Add Peaches and cook for 5 minutes.

Step 3: Add Sugar Rush Peach Peppers and cook for another 2 minutes.

Step-4: Transfer to a food processor or blender and puree until smooth (or desired consistency).

Step-5: Pour mixture into a clean jar, cover with a lid and refrigerate until cool. 1/2 cup jam will store in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

The worlds best pepper jelly, Sugar Rush Peach

2. Sugar Rush Reach Pepper Scoville

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Sugar Rush Peach Peppers (seeds and ribs removed),
  • 1/4 cup Sugar,
  • 1/4 cup Vinegar,
  • 1/2 cup Water.

Instructions:

Step 1: Mix Sugar, Vinegar, and Water in a saucepan.

Step 2: Boil water for 3 minutes.

Step 3: Add Sugar Rush Peach Peppers and cook for another 2 minutes.

Step-4: Transfer to a food processor or blender and puree until smooth (or desired consistency). 1/2 cup canning chiles will store in the refrigerator for up to 6 months (refrigerated).

3. Sugar Rush Reach Pepper Pickled

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup Sugar Rush Peach Peppers, 1/4 cup Vinegar,
  • 1/4 cup Water,
  • 1 tsp Salt, 1 tsp Sugar.

Instructions:

Mix all ingredients in a jar, cover, and refrigerate until the pickling liquid has fully cooled. 1 teaspoon of pickled sugar rush peach pepper will store in the refrigerator for 4 weeks.

Sugar Rush Peach Pepper Recipes
Sugar Rush Peach Pepper Recipes

What Do You Do With Sugar Rush Peach Peppers?

Sugar Rush Peach Peppers’ versatility lends them well to many recipes, from jams and pickles to salads or canning chiles. They range from mildly hot to very hot, so adjust cooking times accordingly for your preference.

Their natural sweetness means that Sugar Rush Peach Peppers are perfect substitutes for tomatoes in sauces and salsas, adding a bit more depth of flavor while still maintaining a good amount of acidity.

Peach peppers can be added to almost any recipe that uses fresh or cooked tomatoes.

They are also a good salad ingredient, especially when mixed in with a light vinaigrette dressing.

Peach peppers work well in hearty soups and stews. They add both sweetness and heat, giving a spicy kick to otherwise bland dishes.

What Do Sugar Rush Peach Peppers Taste Like?

Sugar Rush Peach Peppers are delicious when prepared with a good amount of salt and pepper in the sauce or added to the dish.

They are great in peach salsa or relish and can be added to soups and stews to add sweetness and heat. They can also be used as a garnish for other dishes, such as appetizer dips or hot wings.

Are Sugar Rush Peppers Sweet?

Sugar Rush Peppers taste very sweet, especially when cooked with sugar and vinegar. They are not as sweet in flavor as the more common bell peppers, so they work well in dishes that use tomatoes or other fruits that would normally add their own sweetness (such as apples).

This is the pepper for you if you are a big fan of both peppers and sweetness.

How Hot Are Sugar Rush Peppers?

The Scoville rating measures the concentration of ingredients in pepper, with higher ratings indicating more heat. Sugar Rush Peach Peppers, at roughly 100,000 to 1 million on the Scoville Scale (depending on which source you use), fall into the ‘medium/hot’ range.

Sugar Rush Peach Peppers are quite hot and should be handled with care when cooking or eating. They can be prepared and eaten raw as a garnish or added to your favorite dishes to add their sweet flavor and mild heat.

Conclusion

Peach peppers are a unique and divisive pepper. Their sweetness and natural flavor make them versatile, while their heat and lack of resourcefulness as a cooking ingredient have kept them from becoming more popular.

Sugar Rush Peach Peppers‘ mild heat is similar to bell peppers; however, if you like both fresh and cooked red peppers, you need to try these!

Peach peppers are perfect for sauces, relishes, bread and pies; they can also be dried or pickled. They taste great when combined with other sweet or spicy ingredients such as vinegar, salt, or sugar.