Mexican Chiles - Quick Guide

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Chilies are actually peppers. They are simply indispensable ingredients in Mexican food and since prehistoric times, Origination of most chiles is from Mexico and, in general, South America and Central America. Chiles in Mexico can be found in a wide variety of shapes and colors, spicy and milder. They can be eaten dry, fresh or frequently used in Mexican dishes and cooking.

Here are some of the most popular chiles in use in Mexican food:

 

 

 

Mexican Chile Chart