Ancho Chilli Flakes (Dried Poblano)
The mild fruity flavour with undertones of plum, raisin, tobacco and a slight earthy bitterness of the Ancho chilli add a luscious and mild chilli seasoning to any dish. An essential for mole and enchilada sauce, Ancho flakes can also add depth of flavour to any soup or stew. The convenience of the flake form allows for ease of use without sacrificing flavour.
- One of the most popular peppers grown in Mexico it is considered by many Chile heads to be the most popular of all the Chiles. The Ancho Pepper is actually the dried version of the Poblano pepper and has a well deserved reputation as the Chile Rellenos, a favourite Tex-Mex dish.
- Ancho Chiles are frequently found in authentic Mexican cooking and play a starring role in enchiladas, tamales, red chilli, salsa, many moles, soups and just about any sauce that is in need some extra mild heat. We have also found them to be wildly popular in many BBQ rubs and seasoning blends.
- Ancho Pepper Flakes are a deep, reddish brown to black colour and possess a mild fruity flavour with a hint of plum, raisin, tobacco and a slight earthiness, with medium heat.
Spice rating: Medium. 5000-9000 Scolville Units