De-Stemmed Aji Amarillo Chiles
Aji Amarillo Chiles are the most common chile in Peru, sometimes referred to as the yellow chile or the Peruvian chile. These de-stemmed peppers are convenient and easy to use to highlight the medium heat, full-bodied flavor characteristic of Peruvian cuisine.
Soak in hot water for 10 minutes to soften or add directly to a braised dish.
Storage & handling
Store in a dry, cool place.
Aji amarillo chiles.
Salsa criolla is a general term for an onion-based South American salsa, typically blended with chiles, cilantro and lime juice. Salting and rinsing the onions before adding the other ingredients reduces the strength of the onion and allows the other flavors to shine through.