Aji Amarillo Chile Powder
The Aji Amarillo Chile is also known as Aji escabeche and is sometimes referred to as Peruvian chiles or yellow peppers. They are from South America, predominantly Peru, where they are the most commonly used chile. The chile pods are 4-5 inches long and burnt orange in color. They have a thin flesh and are medium hot, rating a 6-7 on a heat scale of 1-10.
Aji Amarillos have a subtle, lemony aroma and distinctive, fruity flavor. Use this chile pepper in salsas, sauces and stews.
Flavor of Aji Amarillo Chile Powder
This South America chile has a subtle, lemony aroma, fruity flavor, and medium hot heat (6-7 on a scale of 1-10).
Uses of Aji Amarillo Chile Powder
Add to salsas, sauces, stews, chili, and marinades.
Aji Amarillo Chile Powder Recipe
For 6 T of mix: Blend 4 T kosher salt with 2 t ground aji amarillo, smoked sweet paprika, and crushed red pepper