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Aji Amarillo 250g
Aji Amarillo 250g

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Aji Amarillo 250g

Aji Amarillo is a mild, medium fleshed, deep yellow, fruity-tasting chilli from Peru.

Wrinkly-skinned dried Amarillo chillies are used to make yellow mole sauces or use in ceviches, salsas and condiments, like the famous and delicious salsa a la huancaina.

  • Deep Yellow Orange Colour
  • Wrinkly + Medium flesh to skin ratio
  • Notes of: berries + sweet fruit

  • Origin

    Peru
  • Heatscale

    3/10

  • Preparation

    Lightly toast then rehydrate mirasol chillies to release their flavour. Wipe clean and remove stems and seeds. Open out flat and toast briefly in a dry pan on a medium heat until fragrant, then soak in just boiled water for 15 minutes. Drain and blend to a paste with a splash of water before using. Always wash your hands after handling chillies.

    Keep in a cool dry place for storage.

  • Allergy Advice

    Made in a factory that handles nuts and sesame.

  • Really Cool Chile Fact

    Aji (ah-hee) means chilli in Peru and Aji Mirasol can also be called aji amarillo, cusqueno or kelly-uchu.