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. Its heat (rating 2,500 to 5,000 on the Scoville scale) is considered mild to medium. 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 from 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 !