What is Aji Panca Pepper?
Aji panca is a pepper used in Peruvian cuisines. It grows near coastal areas and is roughly 3 to 5 inches long and takes on a deep red color when ripe. The pepper is used fresh or dried and has a flavor that is mildly spicy, smoky, fruity, and peppery. Aji panca is used for sauces and savory foods.