New Mexico Red Chilli
New Mexico is famous for its chillies which are harvested both green and red. They can then be used fresh, or cooked. Many are dried and shipped around the USA and indeed, the globe.
The New Mexico Chilli possesses an earthy, sweet flavor with hints of acidity, weediness and dried cherry undertones.
They can vary considerably in heat from region to region and indeed from plant to plant.
The heat is often described as crisp and clear. New Mexico chillies, while considered a mild heat chilli, 800-1,400 SHU (Scoville Heat Units)