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. We blend De-Stemmed Aji Amarillo Chiles, cilantro and lime juice for the flavor and heat. Salting and rinsing the onions before adding the other ingredients reduces the strength of the onion.