New Mexico Chile (Capsicum Annuum) powder (40 mesh) is made from grinding whole, dried New Mexico Chiles, seeds and pod both. The New Mexico Powder is 100 pure to provide an authentic flavor. 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 with tones 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. This mildly hot chile powder also comes in a whole dried form commonly used to make Ristras.Scoville heat units 8,000 - 12,000. |
New Mexico Chile Powder is very easy to use. Use in stir fry, or sprinkled over poultry or fish before baking or grilling. Spritzing popped popcorn with water and then tossing with a bit of Chile Powder is a great and different snack.