The guajillo chile is a fruity and sweet chile with a mild heat often used in Mexican cuisine. It is the perfect complement in sauces, marinades and moles. You’ll find it as a main ingredient in various recipes, but our favorites are: Mole de Olla, Pambazos, and Carne Adobada. Incorporate these chiles with an orange sauce for Rollitos de Pollo en Salsa de Guajillo and your guests will think you are a culinary god.
2,500 to 5,000 Scoville heat units. Looking for something different? Check out all our chiles ranked by spiciness on our Don Juan Chiles Scoville Heat Scale.