De-Stemmed Aji Panca Chiles
Aji Panca Chiles boast a mild heat and berry-like flavor. These de-stemmed peppers are convenient and easy to use to highlight 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.
Dried Aji Panca Chiles.
Commonly used in Peruvian ceviches, Aji Panca Chiles are the star of this dish, boasting mild heat and a faint berry-like flavor. The heat on the sauce is relatively low, allowing the savory flavors of garlic, onion, cumin and pepper to shine through.