Chimayó chile is a New Mexican heritage chile. You can almost taste the New Mexican sunshine every time you cook with Chimayó. Its heat level falls in the mild to medium heat range. Chimayó chiles are grown near one of New Mexico's National Historic Landmark church missions, established in 1810. Famous for its ascribed soil healing power, it is known as "the most important Catholic pilgrimage center in the United States". Thus, this is reguarded as a "sacred chile". It has been closely cultivated by Chimayó families for generations, production is limited, and is one of the hardest of New Mexico chilies to acquire.
Chimayó chiles have a distinct robust bold flavor with a rich red color. It is sure to make your next dish an excellent choice where you want a most unique red chile southwest style dish!
Chimayó Chile Blend – Powder
4,000-6,000 SHU Medium Chimayo, New Mexico