California Chile (Capsicum Annuum) Powder comes from the grinding of Dried, Red Anaheim Chiles (seeds and pod both) and is 100% pure. The Red Anaheim is a matured green Anaheim Chile, and has more of a developed sweetness. This chile powder is mild in heat ranging from a 2-3 on a heat scale of 1 to 10. California powder has a deep burnt red color. The mildness of this chile is accompanied by a sweet flavor, almost fruit.Scoville heat units are 1,000 to 2,000.
Great in sauces, salsa and soups, add directly to the cooking liquid along with other spices. Use in stir fry, or sprinkled over poultry or fish before baking or grilling. Spritzing popped popcorn with water and then tossing with a bit of chile powder creates a unique snack.
2.0 oz Jar - $4.95
4.0 oz Bag - $7.05