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  • Pasilla Negro Chiles

    4 ounces - 1 pound

    Price Per Each:
    Qty: 4oz 1lb
    1-4 $8$17

    Product Info

    Pasilla negro peppers are so named because of their dark, wrinkled skin resembling a raisin. They are the dried form of the chilaca pepper. These thin-skinned chilies are large (~ 6 inches long) and provide mild heat & fruity chile flavor.

    We also offer pre-ground pasilla negro chili powder in bulk.


    Size: Choose 4oz or 1lb packs
    Features: 4oz size packed in resealable plastic pouches
    Scoville Heat Rating: 1,000-2,000 (chile heat scale)
    Origin: USA

    Storage: Store pasilla negro peppers in an air-tight container in a cool, dark cupboard.

    Shelf Life: Pasilla negro chilies will retain their potency for at least a year, but likely much longer.

    Recipes & Tips

    Dried pasilla negro peppers can be ground into chili powder or reconstituted in boiling water. These chilies are a central ingredient in Mexican moles and work well used in cream sauces or desserts to add heat.

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