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Chiles & Chile Powders

From the mild Anaheim to the fiery Ghost Pepper, all of our chiles and chile powders have been selected for their high quality and outstanding flavor. Go ahead, liven up your cooking with a little bit of heat.

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      Aji Amarillo Chiles

      40,000 ~ 50,000 Scoville Units

      Coming from Peru, this chile has a fruity aroma with a mild to medium heat.  Essential to Peruvian cooking, it is frequently used in ceviche, and is excellent in salsas, stews, and cream sauces.

      $5.50

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      Aleppo Pepper

      6,000 ~ 10,000  Scoville Units

      Also known as Halaby Pepper, Aleppo has a moderate heat and a high oil content that doesn’t overpower its fruitiness.  It has a deliciously deep, aromatic flavor and is a wonderful substitute for traditional chile flakes.

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      Anaheim Chile Powder

      500 ~ 3,000 Scoville Units

      Also known as a New Mexican Chile, this is Anaheim chiles that have been ripened, dried, and ground.  Ripening enables a more developed sweetness and complex flavor than the unripe green chile.   Essential to new Mexican cuisine, it is typically used to make Chile Colorado .

      $5.25

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      Ancho Chile Powder ~ Certified Organic

      1,500 ~ 3,000 Scoville Units

      Anchos have a mild, sweet, fruity flavor.  An Ancho is a dried Poblano Pepper and often is mis-labeled as a Pasilla or Mulato pepper. Combined with Pasilla Negro and Mulato, it forms the Holy Trinity of chiles used to make moles.

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      Ancho Chiles

      1,000 to 1,500 Scoville Units

      Ancho translates as “wide” and is essentially a dried poblano.  With a somewhat sweet flavor with hints of raisins, plums, and a mild heat, it is among the most widely used chiles.

      $5.50

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      Bird's Eye Chiles

      50,000 to 100,000 Scoville Units

      Also known as Piri-Piri, Pequin, or Thai Bird Chile, this fiery little chile is essential to ethnic African, Thai, and Portuguese cooking.  It is commonly used to add heat to sauces, marinades, and dry rubs.

      $5.50

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      Cascabel Chiles

      1,500 to 3,000 Scoville Units

      Cascabel means “little bell” and has a mild acidic bite with a nutty, tobacco-like flavor and smoky overtones.  Use in sauces, stews, soups, and relishes as well as casseroles and salsas

      $5.50

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      Cayenne Chile Powder ~ Certified Organic

      30,000 ~ 50,000 Scoville Units

      The Cayenne is a red, hot, chile pepper used to flavor dishes and for medicinal purposes.  Named for the city of Cayenne in French Guiana, it is related to bell peppers, jalapenos, and many others.

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      Chile Pepper Flakes ~ Certified Organic

      5,000 ~ 6,000 Scoville Units

      These are dried and crushed chiles including the membranes and seeds.  They are commonly used to add mild heat to many dishes.

      $5.25

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      Chile Pepper Flakes, Chipotle

      5,000 ~ 15,000 Scoville Units

      Made from red jalapeno peppers that have been wood-smoked, chipotle peppers are rich, smoky and hot (but not searing).  Used extensively in Southwestern and Mexican cuisine, it will add a warm depth to your favorite dishes.  Similar in flavor to our ground chipotle, these flakes will add little bursts of heat and smokiness to your cooking rather than melding into the background.

      $5.50

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      Chile Powder, Medium Roast ~ Certified Organic

      Dried and roasted chiles.  This is pure Chile powder with nothing else added.  Makes a great base for your chili, tacos, or rubs. Very mild heat.

      $5.25

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      Chipotle Chile Powder ~ Certified Organic

      5,000 ~ 15,000 Scoville Units

      Made from red jalapeno peppers that have been wood-smoked, chipotle peppers are rich, smoky, and hot (but not searing).  Used extensively in Southwestern and Mexican cuisine it will add a warm depth to your favorite dishes.

      $5.50

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      Chipotle Meco Chiles

      3,500 to 8,000 Scoville Units

      These chiles are smoked for a much longer time than Morita chipotles.  As such, they are rarer and highly prized.  They have a strong smoky flavor with hints of grass and fruit. Use to flavor sauces, stews, salsas, marinades, and moles.

      $5.50

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      Chipotle Morita Chiles

      3,500 to 8,000 Scoville Units

      Typically smoked jalapenos, the morita or “little blackberry” is the most commonly known chile in North America.  They have a sweet, smoky flavor with hints of chocolate and a fairly consistent heat. Use to season sauces, stews, salsas, chili, marinades, and soups.

      $5.50

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      De Arbol Chile Powder

      25,000 ~ 30,000 Scoville Units

      Meaning “treelike”, De Arbol has a bold heat and a nutty, grass-like flavor with hints of smoke. Use in sauces, soups, stews, rubs, stir frys, and chili.

      $5.00

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      De Arbol Chiles

      25,000 to 35,000 Scoville Units

      A favorite in Mexican cuisine, de Arbol, meaning “treelike”,have a bold heat and a nutty, grass-like flavor with hints of smoke. Use them in sauces, soups, stews, rubs, stir frys, and in chili or tamales.

      $5.50

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      Ghost Chiles

      880,000 to 1,014,000 Scoville Units

      Also known as the Bhut Jolokia or Naga Morich, the Ghost Pepper is similar in appearance to the Habanero but is 2-3 times as hot. With an intense flavor and insane heat, this chile can hurt you. Wear gloves, hold at a distance, and don’t touch anything you might regret.  Enjoy…cautiously.

      $6.00

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      Guajillo Chile Powder

      2,500 ~ 5,000 Scoville Units

      Guajillo ‘s flavor is slightly fruity with a piney, berry under taste.  They have a slight smokiness with a mild warmth and are among the most commonly used chiles in Mexico.

      $5.00

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      Guajillo Chiles

      2,500 to 3,000 Scoville Units

      Guajillo chiles have a fruity taste with a hint of pine and berry.  They have a slight smokiness with a mild warmth.  Among the most commonly used chiles in Mexico, they are frequently used in sauces, stews, and soups.

      $5.50

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      Habanero Chile Powder

      200,000 ~ 350,000 Scoville Units

      This is pure ground habaneros.   Not quite as extreme as the mighty Ghost Pepper, but it has a lingering intense heat that lets your tongue and lips know that you might have just made a mistake. With its fruity and sometimes floral flavor, it pairs well with salsas, ceviche, fruit, seafood and is an excellent addition to homemade barbecue sauces and rubs.

      $6.25

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      Habanero Chiles

      200,000 to 350,000 Scoville Units

      The Habanero has a fruity, and sometimes floral flavor.  Related to the Scotch Bonnet, its intense heat lingers and pairs well with salsas, ceviche, fruit, cheese, and tomato dishes.

      $5.50

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      Jalapeno Chile Powder ~ Certified Organic

      5,000 ~ 8,000 Scoville Units

      Probably the most common chile pepper in the U.S., Jalapeno powder is made from grinding the whole chile. This powder will give a fresh “green” heat to your favorite recipe.

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      Kashmiri Chile Powder

       

      Kashmiri Chile Powder is essential for providing the deep red coloring and rich flavor characteristic of many Indian dishes.  Similar to a hot Hungarian Paprika, it has a mild bite with a lingering heat and a somewhat fruity flavor.  Commonly used in Tandoori and curry dishes.

      $5.65

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      Korean Chile Pepper Flakes

      4,000 ~ 8,000 Scoville Units

      Also known as Gochugaru, this chile is indispensable when preparing Korean cuisine, especially Kimchee.  It has a fruity flavor with a pronounced bite and is a great substitute for regular Chile Flakes. Non-Organic.

      $5.00

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      Mulato Chiles

      2,500 to 3,000 Scoville Units

      The Mulato chile is also a dried Poblano, but one that has ripened to a deep brown before being picked and dried.  This imparts a complex flavor that has hints of coffee, chocolate, licorice, and cherries.  Essential to making moles.

      $5.50

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      New Mexico Chiles

      2,000 to 10,000 Scoville Units

      Possessing a sweet, earthy flavor, the New Mexican Chile is most often used to make many of the classic New Mexican red sauces such as Chile Colorado.  Try adding it to stews, sauces, dry rubs, and marinades.  Related to the Anaheim chile but typically is a bit hotter.

      $5.50

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      Pasilla Negro Chile Powder

      1,000 ~ 2,000 Scoville Units

      This chile has a rich earthiness with hints of bitter chocolate and fruit.  Combined with Ancho and Mulato, it forms the Holy Trinity of chiles used to make moles.

      $5.00

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      Pasilla Negro Chiles - Whole

      1,000 to 2,500 Scoville Units

      With a deep black color and raisin-like aroma, the Pasilla, along with the  Ancho and Mulato, form the “Holy Trinity” of chiles used to make moles.  With hints of bitter chocolate and berries, it is excellent in sauces and with seafood.

      $5.50

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      Puya Chiles

      5,000 to 15,000 Scoville Units

      Also known as a Pulla, it has a light fruity flavor with a hint of licorice.  Similar to a Guajillo, it has a more intense pungent heat.  Use in stews, sauces, marinades, and rubs.

      $4.00

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      Smoked Serrano Chile Powder

      8,000 ~ 22,000 Scoville Units

      Matured on the vine to a bright red, the Serrano is then slowly smoked.  This creates a lingering spicy flavor, with hints of berry and a rich depth.  Excellent in sauces, stews, and casseroles.

      $5.00

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      Smoked Serrano Chiles

      8,000 to 22,000 Scoville Units

      Matured on the vine to a bright red, the Serrano is then slowly smoked. This creates a lingering spicy flavor with hints of berry and a rich depth.  Primarily a savory  chile, it is excellent in sauces, stews, and casseroles as well as chili.

      $5.50

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      Urfa Pepper

      4,000 ~ 8,000 Scoville Units

      The Urfa Pepper, also known as Isot Pepper, is grown in the Urfa region of Turkey.  It is sun dried during the day and then wrapped and sweated at night.  This produces a pepper with a wonderful smoky, raisin-like flavor that is reminiscent of dried fruits and tobacco.

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