Love Chile Peppers?
Come learn about 39 different chile peppers. Some are mild like the Anaheim and some are so hot they are literally being used as weapons. Complete with information about their origin and history, uses, and full-color photographs!
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One of the most mild chilies, the poblano pepper
is the most popular chile in Mexico and a great starter chile for people looking to experience some heat without being overpowered. It only has around 1,000 to 2,000 Scoville heat units, compared to 5,000 to 8,000 for the jalapeno pepper
or 150,000+ for the habanero pepper
The poblano pepper adds a ton of fruity flavor to dishes, making it a common chile used in conjunction with hotter peppers such as the habanero pepper
or cayenne pepper
to round out the flavors.
Poblano peppers resemble elongated green bell peppers more than other chile peppers. They are two to three inches wide and about four to six inches long. Immature poblanos are a bright green which turns to dark green and even dark red when the fruit is ripe. When dried, poblano peppers become ancho peppers
Explore more of the world of poblano peppers and you will be able to wow your friends with homemade sauces, fresh habanero salsas and other flavorful recipes.
One of the most popular ways to prepare poblano peppers
is to stuff them. The mild flesh of the poblano helps to accentuate the stuffing without overpowering it.