Chilli Variety – Poblano

by Hot Juan on October 4, 2009 · 1 comment

in Chilli Varieties

Poblano (Ripened to Red)

Poblano (Ripened to Red)

The Poblano is a mild chilli (Scoville Units 1000 – 2000) originating from Puebla, Mexico, It is part of the Capsicum annuum species, the most popular of all Chilli species. The plant is multi stemmed and grows to 60cm / 25 inches high, in the UK it is possible to grow these in a Poly tunnel or Green house with out to many problems

The Pods grow to about 15cm / 6 inches long and about 8cm / 3 inches wide are most ofter used when green, but will ripen to red, when dried, it becomes the Ancho and is very closely related to the Mulato.

They have a thick waxy skin, which can be easily removed by roasting over flames or on a BBQ (follow this link to see the process)

You may also like this Anchos stuffed with Cheese recipe

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avatar Hot Juan October 4, 2009 at 3:33 pm

I roasted these, removed the skins, and have just made them into a soup with chicken stock, roasted butternut squash, chopped tomatoes,onions and leeks..

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