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Chile Pepper (Hot) - Poblano

Chile Pepper (Hot) - Poblano

Description

Another prominent member of the group known as chilies or chili peppers, the poblano peppers is one of the most complexly flavored peppers. The poblano is a medium size pepper, heart shaped with a curved and contorted pod, rich in flavor with moderate hot, glossy and deep green in color with thick skin.. When dried and smoked, it is called an ancho chile.

Applications/Techniques

Medium in size, the poblano is best when cooked in some manner as opposed to using raw. It is a great pepper for roasting and stuffed and is the pepper of choice for the classic Mexican dish chile relleno

History

The poblano chile originated in the Puebla region, south of Mexico City.

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