Ancho Chile Paste
The ancho chile is a dried version of the poblano pepper. Sweet and full-flavored, this re-hydrated and puréed Ancho Chile Paste provides mild to medium heat with an earthy, mildly fruity flavor with hints of coffee and a faint raisin taste.
Ready to use. No preparation necessary.
Storage & handling
Store in a cool, dry place.
Water, dried chiles, salt, contains 2% or less of citric acid, potassium sorbate and sodium benzoate as preservatives.
In classic mole poblano, turkey is a popular choice for protein, although chicken is also very common. The rich, spicy flavors of our Ancho, Guajillo and Pasilla Negro Chiles paired with fragrant cinnamon and chocolate create the deep flavors of this traditional dish. Given the numerous steps involved in the recipe, consider dividing the preparation over several days to make the task more approachable.