Capsicum baccatum

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Noun1.Capsicum baccatum - plant bearing very small and very hot oblong red fruits; includes wild forms native to tropical America; thought to be ancestral to the sweet pepper and many hot peppers
genus Capsicum, Capsicum - chiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits: sweet and hot peppers
capsicum, capsicum pepper plant, pepper - any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers
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For the ceviche: 1 mango, peeled, pitted and finely chopped 1 aji pepper, seeded and finely chopped 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger 2 sprigs cilantro, finely chopped 2 sprigs mint, finely chopped 1/8 cup freshly squeezed lime juice 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed passion fruit juice 1 teaspoon amchur powder * 1 teaspoon red chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin powder 8 scallops, shelled and cut into bite-size pieces 8 bay shrimp, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces Meat of 2 lobster claws, cut into bite-size pieces 1 4-ounce tilapia fillet, cut into bite-size pieces Salt to taste For the ceviche: In bowl, plat e mango, aji pepper, ginger, cilantro, mint, lime and passion fruit juices, amchur, red chili powder and cumin and stir to combine.
Or does the prize belong to the Trilogia, which arrays three generous tasting spoons loaded (from left to right) with tuna in ginger sauce, corvina spiked with the yellow Peruvian aji pepper, and salmon in lemongrass and ginger?
Spice it up Peruvian-style by adding a healthy dose of aji pepper.
Javier's on Siesta Key (6621 Midnight Pass Road, 349-1792) is another source of Peruvian tastes, with fish, scallop and shrimp dishes plus pork pico flavored with Peruvian brandy, or Peruvian tamales filled with white corn, chicken, peanuts, black olives and aji pepper.