Ancho Chile Pepper

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Ancho Chile Pepper

Scovilles

Scientific Classification

Capsicum annuum

Heat rating in Scovilles:

1000 – 2500

An Ancho chile pepper is the dried form of a red ripe Poblano pepper. The ripened red poblano can be hotter and more flavorful than the less ripe, green poblano. Ancho chiles have a deep red color and a wrinkled skin. Anchos are sweet and smoky with a flavor slightly reminiscent of raisins.

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