NEW MEXICO CHILE, DESTEMMED - Kosher/Gluten Free

New Mexico Chile
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NEW MEXICO CHILE, DESTEMMED - Kosher/Gluten Free

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Description:

New Mexico Chiles are popular in Red Mexican or Southwestern cooking. The New Mexico Chile has a thin flesh with an earthy chile flavor and wild cherry undertones! Dark brown with a touch of maroon in color, the New Mexico Chile is about 5 – 7 inches high and about 1 ½ inches wide. Elongated and tapered, they are the dried form of the Red Anaheim Pepper. Also referred to as the California Chile or Chile Colorado. Mildly hot, this chili is used to make Ristras. Scoville heat units are 8,000 - 12,000. Our New Mexico Chiles are destemmed for your convenience.

Ingredient Statement:

New Mexico Chiles.

New Mexico Chiles are a favorite ingredient in Chicken enchiladas, posole, Mexican chile sandwiches and red chili. Mildly hot and very popular in Southwest cooking, try them in sauces, salsa, rice dishes, tamales, stews and soups. Savory in fish dishes and in stir-fry. Use the powdered form of this wonderful chili to make your own chili spice.

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

New Mexico Chiles are dark brownish - maroon in color, about 5: to 7” high and 1½” wide. New Mexico Chiles are elongated, tapered, and the dried form of the Red Anaheim Pepper. This Chile has a thin flesh with an earthy Chile flavor and undertones of wild cherries. This Chile ranges from 2-4 on a heat scale of 1 to 10. The New Mexico Chile may be referred to as the California Chile or Chile Colorado. New Mexico Chiles are commonly used in Red Mexican or Southwestern Sauces and is grown in Mexico.

Physical

Color: Reddish orange to dark brown.

Flavor: Pungent chile flavor, sweet, earthy, wild cherry undertones.

Size: Approximately 4” – 7” in length and 1½” wide at stem end.

Chemical

Moisture: 20%

Sulfites: Negative

Heat Level: Approx. 100-2,500 Scoville units

Ingredient Statement:

New Mexico Chiles.

Allergen Statement

None.

Packaging & Storage

Shelf Life: 12 months (under optimum storage conditions).

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