Julienne Guajillo Chiles
Guajillo (wha - hee - oh) Chile Pepper (Capsicum Annuum) is the most
common chile in Mexico after the Ancho. The flavor of the Guajillo
is distinct, slightly fruity with a strong piney berry under taste.
Guajillo flavors dishes easily, a little goes a long way. This chile
measures 3 to 5 inches in length and is about 1 inch wide. The color
is a brick red with deep burgundy tones and the skin is smooth. This
chile is between A 2-4 on the heat scale of 1-10. Guajillo, combined
with the Persil and Ancho, form the Holy Trinity of chiles used to
prepare the traditional mole sauces.Scoville heat units 2,500 to
Guajillo is a mildly hot chile. Use in sauces, salsa and soups. Add
directly to recipes with other spices. The Guajillo Chile imparts a
distinctive flavor to refried beans. A little goes a long way.
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