3 [Deleted User] In: Question-Answer What is the name of the chemical compound that makes peppers hot? 3 What is the name of the chemical compound that makes peppers hot? Capsanthin Piperine Capsaicin Nonivamide 1 Answer Voted Oldest Recent Random Best Answer Goto 2021-10-01T08:40:58+00:00Added an answer on October 1, 2021 at 8:40 am The correct answer is: Capsaicin. 6 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerLeave an answerCancel reply Featured image Select file Browse Click on image to update the captcha. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.