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Chile Mulato

Chile Mulato
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The flavor profile of Mulato chiles is a bit sweet with hints of smoky chocolate, licorice, cherries and coffee. With a Scoville heat rating (SHU) of 2500 - 3000, this is a delicious way to add low-moderate heat to your dish with robust flavor.
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Along with the other two members of the “holy trinity” the Ancho and Pasilla Chiles, the Mulato chiles are a key ingredient in mole poblano, which is also known as Mexican mole, a dark brown chocolaty and spicy sauce that is usually served over chicken or meat. Dried mulato chiles are ideal for mole recipes due to their dark brown color after soaking.

You’ll also find Mulato Chiles used in other Mexican sauces and stews, including chicken with rice. Cooks in Mexico make stuffed Mulato peppers (similar to stuffed Poblanos) by rehydrating the chile pods, removing the seeds and then stuffing the pods with breadcrumbs, cheese and shrimp. These are then pan fried in oil.

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