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Neema Foods

Fruity & Fiery Scotch Bonnet Chilli Paste

€6.50 EUR



Made popular by the likes of Levi Roots, Scotch Bonnet chilli is best known for the unique flavour it brings to jerk dishes in Caribbean cuisine. But did you know that it’s also used to add flavour in many dishes and cuisines around the world including Central Africa? This chilli paste is made from our family recipe from DRCongo. The Scotch Bonnet chilli has been slow-cooked in olive and rapeseed oil for hours with onions, garlic and spring onions to give it its beautiful flavours.

What does it taste like?

Scotch bonnet chilli has a sweet undertone so this chilli paste tastes fruity & fiery. It’s a bit like a tomato with a slight hint of apples and cherries. Blended with our spices, it has the perfect balance of heat and flavour.

What’s in it?

Our chilli paste is made with 100% natural ingredients with no preservatives, additives or added sugar.

It contains:

Scotch Bonnet Chilli, Onion, Rapeseed Oil, Spring Onion, Garlic, Lemon Juice, Tomato Paste (Organic Tomatoes), Salt, Onion Powder, Carrot, Parsley, Turmeric, Bay Leaves.  

100% Plant-Based, Suitable for Vegetarians, Vegans & Flexitarians 

How spicy is it?

Scotch Bonnet Chilli is not the hottest chilli in the world but it is hot! On the Scoville scale, it has a heat rating between 100,000 and 350,000. This is between 12 and 140 times hotter than a Jalapeno.

How do I use it?

You can use it to marinate all sorts of meat, fish, vegetable and vegan dishes. It can also be used as a chilli dip or chilli sauce. When using this condiment we recommend 1 teaspoon per serving. You don’t need a lot, a teaspoon makes a massive difference and will lift your meals with beautiful aromatic flavours. 

How long does it last?

This fiery chilli paste is a definite cupboard essential. Once opened, keep in the fridge for up to 6 weeks.

Recipe Ideas

A small amount of our fiery chilli paste will put a kick in your Chilli Con Carne

Add this as a barbecue marinade and watch as your taste bud explodes with flavour.

One teaspoon of our fiery chilli paste in your Jollof Rice will make you come back for seconds.

Add one dollop of the fiery chilli paste in your Paneer to get the chilli back into Chilli Paneer


Neema Foods is a premium brand bringing the delicious flavours of Africa to your kitchen. Our signature products, our range of award-winning chilli pastes are made from our family recipe with 100% natural ingredients with no preservatives, additives or added sugar. Our chilli pastes are vegan, gluten-free and can be used as a marinade, table sauce or cooking ingredient to add spicy African flavours to everyday meals. All our chillies are sustainably sourced from local African farmers.