Named for the mountain ridges in Mexico where the pepper originated; the Smoked Serrano Chile is hot with a sharp acidic taste. These Serrano Chiles are smoked, giving the fiery red chile a savory taste, with a smoky element reminiscent of Chipotle Chile powder.
Add lively heat to Mexican and Southwestern dishes with the Smoked Serrano Chile. The Smoked Serrano Chile has high heat, a complex smoky flavor, and "bite," with a Scoville Heat unit rating ranging from 8K - 22K.
The Smoked Serrano Chile powder is primarily used in any type of sauce, and can be used for flavoring stews, casseroles, egg dishes, and is excellent in homemade guacamole. We have even seen it in a recipe for [!] Smoked Serrano Creme Brulee, for the adventuresome cook. Add Smoked Serrano Chile powder to any recipe that calls for a hot chile flavor.