Ají Colorado (Capsicum baccatum) refers to shiny orange/red peppers growing to 8 centimeters long, conical shape and slightly wrinkled. Ají Colorado is originally from the Peruvian Andes. It takes 75-85 days for the fruit to ripen. Aji Colorado is used in cooking many South American dishes, such as Salsa de Aji Colorado a la Chilena, Picante de Cuy, Mondongo Ayacuchano, Chicharron Colorado, or Picante de Mariscos

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