Toasted Arbol Chile


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Also Known As: Arbol Tostado

Toasted Arbol Chile: Intensely Flavorful with Manageable Heat

Toasted arbol chiles, native to Mexico, offer a bold and pungent flavor with a heat level comparable to cayenne pepper. Here’s how to make the most of these versatile chiles in your cooking:

15,000 to 30,000 Scoville heat units. Looking for something different? Check out all our chiles ranked by spiciness on our Don Juan Chiles Scoville Heat Scale.

Flavor Profile and Heat

Arbol chiles are known for their intense heat and vibrant red color. They add a fiery kick to dishes without overwhelming the palate, making them perfect for creating robust salsas and sauces.

Culinary Uses

Create a classic red salsa by combining toasted arbol chiles with plum tomatoes or tomatillos, onion, garlic, olive oil, fresh cilantro, and season with salt and pepper. This salsa pairs excellently with chips, scrambled eggs, tacos, and other favorite dishes.

Culinary Exploration

Expand your culinary repertoire by incorporating toasted arbol chiles into Oriental and Latin cuisines. They enhance the flavor of soups, marinades, stir-fries, and meat dishes, providing depth and complexity.

Cooking Tips

Toasting arbol chiles intensifies their flavor. Heat them in a dry skillet until they become fragrant and slightly darkened. Remove the stems and seeds before using them to control the heat level.

Branch Out with Arbol Chiles

Explore the rich and spicy world of toasted arbol chiles to elevate your cooking with their distinctive flavor and manageable heat. From traditional salsas to global-inspired dishes, arbol chiles add a delicious punch to every bite.

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Weight 4 oz

3oz, 10 oz

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