Pasilla de Oaxaca

[Spanish] plural Pasillas de Oaxaca

A chilli from Oaxaca only rarely found outside Mexico. It is hotter than a Chipotle and has a profound smoky aroma. The fruit is a deep mahogany red and tapering. It grows to around 10 cm (4") in length. Very good in chilli relleno, in salsas and in moles. Heat = 6-7.