Dried Guajillo Chiles - Whole
Key Product Features
🌶️ 100% Natural From Mexico - Essential for authentic Mexican Cuisine
🌶️Hand-selected - All Dried Chili Peppers are hand packed specifically at our gourmet spice shop
🌶️ Medium to mild heat - Guajillo's heat (rating 2,500 to 5,000 on the Scoville scale) is considered mild to medium.
🌶️ Resealable Bag - Restaurant Quality packaging for keeping chili peppers fresh
A guajillo chili or guajillo chile (chile guajillo in Spanish) is a variety of chile pepper of the species Capsicum annuum which is widely used in the cuisine of Mexico. They are sometimes used to make the salsa for tamales; the dried fruits are seeded, soaked, pulverized to a thin paste, then cooked with salt and several other ingredients to produce a thick, red, flavorful sauce. Guajillo chilies may be used in pastes, butters, or rubs to flavor all kinds of meats, especially chicken. Alternatively, they can be added to salsas to create a sweet side dish with a surprisingly hot finish. In its dried fform, chiles can keep for months in a dry, cool place.
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How to use Dried Guajillo Chiles?
Before use, Guajillo chile peppers are seeded. They are then soaked and then pulverized to make them into a thin paste. From there, they are cooked with other ingredients to create a sauce. The peppers can also be used in pastes, rubs and butters when being used to flavor meats.
How hot/spicy are Guajillo Chiles?
Medium to mild heat - Guajillo's heat (rating 2,500 to 5,000 on the Scoville scale) is considered mild to medium.
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How to re-hydrate Guajillo Chiles?
Re-hydrating your chiles is easy! Just follow these easy steps:
- Scoop out the insides of the dried chiles with a knife. You can do this step after they are rehydrated and then set them aside.
- Heat a large pan to medium-high heat and dry roast the peppers about 30-60 seconds per side. They will become slightly puffy, but this step is optional.
- Grab your peppers and pour the boiling water over the chiles then afterwards cover them and allow to sit 15-30 minutes, depending on the thickness of your peppers.
- Remove from water and use as needed.
Where to buy Dried Guajillo Chiles?
We carry a wide variety of Dried Chiles right here on www.olerico.com !