About Chili Pepper, Anaheim Powder
Anaheim Chile (Capsicum Annuum) powder (40 mesh) is made from grinding whole, Anaheim Chiles, seeds and pod both. The Anaheim Powder is 100 pure to provide an authentic flavor. This chile has a thin flesh with an earthy chile flavor with tones of wild cherries. This chile ranges from 2-4 on a heat scale of 1 to 10. The Anaheim Chile may be referred to as the California Chile, New Mexico Chile or Chile Colorado. Anaheim Chiles are commonly used in Red Mexican or Southwestern sauces and is grown in Mexico. This mildly hot chile powder also comes in a whole dried form commonly used to make Ristras. Approx. Scoville heat units 500 - 2,500.
Anaheim Chile Powder is very easy to use. Use in stir fry, or sprinkled over poultry or fish before baking or grilling. Spritzing popped popcorn with water and then tossing with a bit of Chile Powder is a great and different snack.
Chile powders require no preparation. Add directly to recipes when a boost of flavor and heat is desired. Substitute 1 tbs. of Anaheim powder when a recipe calls for 1 whole, dried Anaheim chile, or Anaheim chile.
Often also spelled Chile, Chilli, Chille.