Definition of habanero
: a very hot roundish chili pepper (Capsicum chinense) that is usually orange when mature
Recent Examples of habanero from the Web
The peppers don’t overwhelm like habaneros or Ghost chiles.
Brunch is served both Saturday and Sunday, featuring the bacon-marmalade biscuits with chile-sausage gravy ($8) or with fried chicken and habanero honey ($12), or adding soppressata and bacon marmalade ($15).
Shredded swordfish is encased in a crispy tortilla and topped with an avocado and habanero salsa.
A splash of tart habanero salsa didn’t hurt the marlin at all.
From sweet bell peppers to habaneros, peppers like full sun and well-draining, nutrient-rich soil.
Place the brown sugar, garlic, soy sauce, scallions, habanero pepper, thyme, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, lime zest, and 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in the bowl of a food processor.
At too much sauce, the sauce offerings on the preliminary menu include mango habanero, cream coconut, cilantro jalapeno and chimichurri.
A little jalapeno plant and an habanero, cilantro and tomatoes.
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Origin and Etymology of habanero
American Spanish (chile) habanero, literally, Havanan chili
First Known Use: 1972See Words from the same year
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