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Freezing habanero peppers in freezer bags

How To Freeze Habanero Peppers

Simple method for quickly storing fresh habanero peppers in the freezer for up to 1 year.
Course Appetizer
Keyword Freezing habaneros, Habanero peppers
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • Freezer bags


  • 1 bunch habanero peppers Whatever quantity you have, just make sure your freezer has the space!


  • Select fresh peppers.
  • Rinse and dry the peppers.
  • Remove stems.
  • Add whole habanero peppers to freezer bags.
  • Remove air from bags and seal.
  • Freeze for up to 1 year.


As you use your frozen habanero peppers, be sure to remove air before resealing to avoid freezer burn. Oxygen and moisture should be kept out of your freezer bags at all times. Vacuum sealers can provide a better seal for very long-term freezer storage.