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What is a Calabrian Chile?

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I have a recipe that calls for a Calabrian Chile. Is this another name for something else? If not, what can I substitute for it, because I've never seen one before.

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  1. Peperoncini are Calabrian chillis.

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    1. re: Karl S

      Green peperoncini in a jar are Greek I think. Know to some as pizza peppers...

    2. They are small red chilies only grown in Calabria Italy. Here's a link with some info.


      I'd sub good quality dried chili flakes.