Chile Caribe (Chile Concentrate)

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8 Toasted red chile pods*; up
1 c Water; up to 2

Original recipe makes 1 servings



Yield: 2 cups Freezes Well Temperature: High 1. Place water and chile pods in large saucepan. Heat to boiling on high heat. 2. Pour mixture into a blender container and process to a smooth consistency. * Preparation of Dried Red Chile Pods recipe above. NOTE: Chile Caribe may be used as a base for any chile recipe. Modo De Preparar Chile Colorado (Preparation of Dried Red Chile Pods) The "ristras" that decorate New Mexicos countryside in the fall are strings of red chiles sundrying for preservation and later use in sauces. All red chile recipes are prepared from native grown chile. Canned, red chile powder available in the "spice section" of grocery stores should not be substituted. {Usually prepared chili, chili powders, and salsas contain a lot of ingredients that are not chile. Also, different chile peppers have different tastes. Only New Mexico chiles taste like New Mexico chiles. ed.] Temperature: 250F Roasting Time: Approximately 10 minutes Dried red chile pods, stems removed 1. Rinse and dry chile pods. Remove seeds, if desired. 2. Place chile pods on a cookie sheet in a 250F oven for approximately 10 minutes. Turn chile pods several times to avoid scorching (the chile pods will turn a deeper red). 3. The toasted chile pods may be used for preparing red chile powder, or chile sauce Found on: Posted to CHILE-HEADS DIGEST by Joe Ferguson on Jan 25, 1999,

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