Ancho Ground Chile

Ancho chiles are one of the most popular peppers grown in Mexico.  The Ancho chiles are actually the dried version of the Poblano translates to “people chile” and is a mild chile tive to the Mexican State of Puebla. The dried poblano is called chile ancho, which translates to “wide chile”.

Ancho chile powder is also used to intensify adobados (meat marited or seasoned with an adobo is referred to as adobado), beans, beef, casseroles, chicken, dips, pasta, pizza, popcorn, pork, red chili, rice, salsa, soups and stews.  Try it mixed it with honey to make a ancho-honey glaze that we brush onto salmon before sautéeing.