Ancho also means wide in Spanish, which defines this broad chile, the dried poblano, one of the more commonly used dried chiles in Mexico. Typically measuring between 500 to 3,000 heat units on the Scoville scale, its color is brick red with dark orange tints. It is one of the sweetest dried chiles featuring fruit, coffee, licorice, tobacco, and raisin flavors. Ancho is a staple ingredient for Moles, Mexican chili, sauces, soups, and baked dishes.
Ingredients: ground ancho chile pepper