De Arbol Chile powder is very hard to find in a grocery store, and if you do find it you are more than likely over paying for it. By buying in larger quatities not only do you get to enjoy the great taste and possibilities of this gourmet chili powder for months, but you also save a significant amount of money. If you want to enjoy quality, gourmet chile powders, you are going to have to come to a specialty store like this one.
De Arbol (Capsicum Annuum) means tree like in Spanish. The plant has thick, upright, woody stems and the chile itself is narrow, curved and bright red in color. Believed to be closely related to the Pequin, the De Arbol is thin fleshed, with tannic, smoky, grassy flavor and searing heat. De Arbol Powder is made from grinding the whole De Arbol Pepper seeds and stem. The powder is 100 pure to offer an authentic flavor. This chile has a heat range of 7.5 on the heat scale of 1-10. De Arbol is comparable to a Cayenne Pepper. Approx. Scoville heat units 15,000 - 30,000.
De Arbol hot chile and a staple in gourmet southwest kitchens. Add some heat to your next salsa or gourmet Mexican dish. Be adventurous and add them to your next stew or chili along with the other spices.
This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 23 March, 2008.