New Mexico Chiles (Hatch), Dried

A sweet pepper with the taste of red pepper and cranberry. It’s one of the most unique chile peppers that belong to Tex-Mex cuisine. The heat is extremely mild and makes these dried hatch chiles great for beginners.

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Also known as Anaheim chile peppers, this particular cultivar was developed in New Mexico before it found its way to California. When aged and dried the fruit flavors intensify and the flesh becomes even sweeter.

These New Mexico hatch red chili pods are truly epic tossed into a roasted tomato salsa or bowl of chili verde. For a more modern recipe, add one to your cranberry jam or cornbread next Thanksgiving. Add a toasted one to bottle of good tequila and allow it to infuse for a few days to create a unique spirit that when blended with a bit of lime and club soda makes for a dazzling cocktail. Fancy dessert? Grind the dried hatch chiles into a powder and add to an apple cobbler and serve with lightly whipped and sweetened cream.

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IngredientsDried new mexico chiles.
Recommended ApplicationsThe New Mexico Chile, with subtle heat, is great when used in your favorite chili, soup, sauces, rice dishes or salsa. Add to a chicken or fish marinade for a complex flavor with a punch of heat.
Basic PreparationRinse this product with warm water first. To rehydrate, let soak in hot water for 10 minutes. Next, add to any recipe where the product will cook a minimum of 10 minutes. You may also, after rehydration, dice or puree before adding to your recipe.
Product StyleWhole
CuisineAmerican, Asian, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, Indian, Latin American, Mexican, Pakistani, Southwestern American, Thai
Handling / StorageStore in a cool, dry place.
Scoville Heat Scale100–900, 1,000–2,500
Shelf Life3 years
Country of OriginUnited States
Dietary PreferencesAll Natural, Gluten-Free, Kosher Parve, Non-GMO
Allergen InformationNone Specified


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