De-Stemmed Ancho Chiles
The Ancho Chile is a dried version of the poblano pepper. Sweet and full-flavored, these De-Stemmed Ancho Chiles provide medium to intense heat with an earthy, mildly fruity flavor with hints of coffee and a faint raisin taste.
Rinse product with warm water. Soak in hot water for 10 minutes to rehydrate or add directly to recipe that will cook for at least 10 minutes.
Storage & handling
Store in a cool, dry place.
Dried ancho chiles.
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.