Whole Serrano Chiles
The Serrano Chile is a popular Mexican pepper with pungent heat and a sweet, earthy flavor that quickly adds spice and color to many recipes.
For maximum flavor dry toast chiles in a hot skillet until fragrant or in a 350° oven until puffy and fragrant. Rinse and soak in hot water for 10 minutes or add directly to recipe that will cook at least 10 minutes.
Storage & handling
Store in cool, dry place.
Dried Serrano Chiles.
This richly flavorful “caldo,” or soup, gets its color, flavor and heat from Serrano Chiles, along with a medley of aromatic spices. Dry-toasting Serrano Chiles is an important step, as it develops their slightly fruity flavor.