A very hot, dried chilli with corn and nut flavours. Piquin can be used in hot sauces, stews and broths.
Chile Piquin 100%
Per 100 grams: Energy 327 kCal/1368.2 kJ / Fats: 9.6g (of which saturated: 0.8g) / Carbohydrates: 60.5g (of which sugar: 32g) / Protein: 12.7g / Salt: 0.03g
Toast briefly in a dry pan until it begins to smell nutty. Soak in just boiled water for 15 minutes, then drain and purée. This purée can be added to soups, stews, sauces or salsas. Chillies can also be broken up in cooking. Remove at end of cooking time.
- Perfect cracked in to a cup of hot seafood broth.
Keep in a cool dry place for storage.
Please note that this item may contain traces of nuts and sesame.
Really Cool Chile Fact
Piquin means ‘little flea’ due to its shape, it also grows wild and is called chile tepín.