A guajillo chili or guajillo chile (chile guajillo in Spanish) is a variety of chile pepper of the species Capsicum is widely used in the cuisine of Mexico.
- GREAT FOR MEXICAN RECIPES - The Guajillo chile has a roasted nutty taste that goes equally well with tomatoes or tomatillos, casseroles, enchiladas, fajitas, salsas, sauces, soups, stews, tamales, tacos, Menudo, Pozole, Tacos al pastor, Tostadas and Mexican Recipes
- AUTHENTIC FROM MEXICO - 100 % Natural Product Dried Authentic Product Sourced From The Best Spice Houses We From Mexico
- HAND SELECTED - Hand selected and hand packed in our gourmet spice shop
- MEDIUM TO MILD HEAT - Its heat (rating 2,500 to 5,000 on the Scoville scale) is considered mild to medium
Guajillo chile peppers are mild to medium hot used to make salsa and tamales. The peppers are also used as the main ingredient in some Mexican dishes, including Chilate, Consomes, and Pambazos. They are also commonly used to create flavor in many types of meats, including chicken. The peppers are dried and made into a thin paste that is then mixed with salt to make a thick, red sauce full of flavor.
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.
Guajillo chile peppers contain Vitamin A, Vitamin C, iron, calcium, protein , carbs, and 50 calories in a serving of 4 dried chiles. The peppers have no fats, sugars of dietary fibers.