Chile, Ancho


Ancho Chiles are dried poblano peppers.  Ancho Chiles have a mild heat and a sweet and rich flavor that is most often showcased in Mexican cuisine.  The whole chiles are approximately 4-6 inches long and 2-4 inches wide.


Use in enchilada sauce, mole or chili.  The whole chiles can be soaked in hot water for approximately 30 minutes to reconstitute.


*1 oz = approximately 2-3 peppers


Scoville Rating - 1,500 heat units