The Bird's Eye chile pepper is also known by several other names such as African devil, Piri-Piri, Peri-Peri, Peli-Peli, Picante, Thai pepper, Tepin, and Pequin. Birds Eye chile peppers are generally red at maturity, but may also be yellow, purple, or black. The Bird's Eye pepper's heat is similar to a habanero. It adds quite a punch to many types of dishes.
Spice Fun Fact: Bird's eye chiles gained their name because of their small round shape and because birds, who are not affected by their heat, spread them from place to place.