De Arbol Chile Pods
1 lb bag $8.05
5 lb bag $40.25
Chlie de Arbol – Stemless
Chile de Arbol pods are the small, beautiful bright-red peppers frequently used for making wreaths or ristas. However, their value is more than ornamental. Believed to be a derivation of the better known cayenne pepper, Chile de Arbols are slightly hotter than cayenne peppers. They rate between 50,000 to 65,000 heat units on the Scoville heat-ranking scale; compare that to jalapenos which rank only 2,500 to 8,000 units. But don’t let their heat rating deter you from using these brightly flavored chilies.
Chile peppers provide a surprising variety of flavors to your cooking, and each specific type of chile pepper has a unique flavor profile. Pasilla Negro chiles are known for their raisin-like flavor while the New Mexico chile is smoky and savory like an onion. Chile de Arbol is best described as clean and hot. Combine Mount Hope bulk de Arbol pods with more flavorful chilies for delicious homemade salsa and sauces or include them in any recipe that calls for an extra boost of heat. Use our bulk chilies to spice up Asian cuisine, barbecue, pizza and even cocktails. Imagine a Bloody Mary with a kick of Chile de Arbol!
Mount Hope wholesale Chile de Arbol pods are easy to store and use. Keep them in an airtight container for the longest shelf life. Snip off the stem ends and empty out the dried seeds before using. Make your own chile powder by grinding the whole pod or give it a rough chop for homemade chile flakes. If you’re a fan of spicy foods, substitute de Arbol flakes for black pepper in any recipe or keep a dish of flakes on the table for an anytime condiment.