Field Notes

Chili de Arbol Profile

Name: Chili de Arbol

Flavor: juniper, smoke, sage, lemon

Heat Level: Hot

These small, skinny chilies hail from Jalisco, Mexico and pack a pronounced heat. They’re usually dried and are available in whole and ground form. Stored in a resealable plastic bag, they’ll keep for up to a year.

Pairs well with:

  • Chicken thighs
  • Broccoli rabe
  • Dijon mustard
  • Leeks
  • Pork loin
  • Kale
  • Whole grains