Rocoto chilli peppers are one of the staple chillies used in Peruvian cuisine and throughout the Caribbean. Full of vitamins A, C, E, and potassium there are many health benefits to eating Peruvian Rocotos. They are used as an anti-inflammatory agent and pain reliever for rheumatism. Rocotos are quite spicy and resemble small bell peppers. ... Rocoto paste mixed with mayonnaise and lime is delicious with chicken and potatoes, on sandwiches, etc.