Tajin Chilli Guajillo Package 75g, [ Chile Guajillo,Chili Guajillo]

Guajillo Chillies (chile guajillo in Spanish, meaning big pod) is the dried form of  Mirasol Chilie , is the second-most commonly used dried chili in Mexican cuisine, after poblanos (ancho). The Mexican state of Zacatecas is one of the main producers of guajillo chilies.


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Its heat (rating 2,500 to 5,000 on the Scoville scale) is considered mild to medium. Guajillo chilies have many applications and are used in a variety of Mexican preparations. For instance, they are sometimes used to make a salsa for tamales; the dried fruits (chilies) are seeded, soaked or simmered, then pulverized or mashed/pureed into a paste, then cooked with several other ingredients to produce a flavorful sauce.

Guajillo chilies are used in marinades, salsa, pastes, butters and/or adobos to flavour meats and fat or oil with other ingredients. The guajillo chili, with its leaner flavour profile, is used with fish and chicken, or added to salsa as a side dish.

Some Mexican dishes where chile guajillo is a main ingredient are:

  • Chilate or mole de olla
  • Pambazos
  • Consomés
  • Carne adobada

Additional information

Weight0.100 kg
Dimensions16 × 3 × 25 cm