GUAJILLO CHILE, DESTEMMED - Kosher/Gluten Free

Guajillo Destemmed Chile
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GUAJILLO CHILE, DESTEMMED - Kosher/Gluten Free

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Description:

The Guajillo (wha - hee - oh) Chile Pepper is one of the most commonly grown chiles in Mexico after the Ancho. The flavor of the Guajillo is distinct, combining spiciness with a smoky tanginess, slightly fruity with a strong piney, berry undertone. Mildly hot, a little of this Chile goes a long way for flavoring. Commonly used to make Harissa, a chile paste mixture. This richly colorful Chile is brick red with smooth skin and deep burgundy tones. The Guajillo measures 3 to 5 inches in length and is about 1 inch wide. The Guajillo is part of the “Holy Trinity” of chiles used to prepare the traditional mole sauce. With its leathery skin it may take a longer soaking period that most chiles. Scoville heat units 2,500 to 5,000. Popular in vegetarian cooking as well. Our Guajillo Chile Peppers are destemmed making prep in the kitchen easier.

Ingredient Statement:

Dried Guajillo Chiles.

Guajillo Chiles are common to Mexican cooking and may be used in chile paste, salsas, sauces, soups, stews, chili, and in Tunisian cooking. Tequila shrimp, Guajillo cheddar grits, Guajillo polenta with sun-dried tomatoes, and grilled skirt steak with Guajillo sauce are some tasty alternatives for menus. Mix with refried beans for a healthy and spicy alternative.

Recommended Preparation Instructions:

Rinse product first with warm water. Soak in hot water for 10 minutes to rehydrate or add directly to recipe that will cook at least 10 minutes. Once rehydrated, dice or puree and add to a recipe.

Product Description

The Guajillo Chile Pepper is one of the most commonly grown chiles in Mexico after the Ancho. Commonly used to make Harissa, a chile paste mixture. This richly colorful Chile is brick red with smooth skin and deep burgundy tones. The Guajillo is part of the “Holy Trinity” of chiles used to prepare the traditional mole sauce. With its leathery skin it may take a longer soaking period that most chiles.

Physical

Color: Reddish-orange to orange-brown.

Flavor: Pungent chile flavor, sweet, woody, earthy, slightly fruity.

Size: Approximately 5 inches in length, 1-1½ in width, tapered end.

Chemical

Moisture: 20%

Sulfites: N/A

Heat Level: Approx. 400-5,000 Scoville Heat Units

Ingredient Statement:

Dried Guajillo Chiles.

Allergen Statement

None.

Packaging & Storage

Shelf Life: 12 months (under optimum storage conditions). Otherwise 30-45 Days

Packaging: Poly bag in box.

Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool place.

About Nutritional Information

Chieftain Wild Rice Company gathers nutritional information from highly regarded sources. Nutritional analysis can vary due to growing conditions, frequency of testing, and other factors.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size about 1 chile (10)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 30 Calories from Fat 0
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat .5g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 10mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 4g  
Protein 1g  
Vitamin A 50%
Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 0%
Iron 4%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.