The Red Ghost Pepper aka Bhut Jolokia chili was at one point the hottest pepper in the world! The hot Ghost Pepper chili took the crown in 2007, and held the record for 4 years! Fun fact: This is the hottest commercially grown pepper in the world! Most ghost peppers run around the 900,000 SHU (Scoville Heat Unit) mark, but they have been recorded at over 1,000,000 SHUs!
Ghost Bhut Jolokia Pepper