Chilhuacle Negro


Proper Name: Chilhuacle Negro

Pronunciation: Chil-wahh-klee Nee-groe

Other Names: ???

Type: Capsicum Annuum

Rarity: Mythic

Seed Availablity: Trade Only

Scoville Heat Units: 2.5K – 3.5K SHU

Sauce Strength Rating*: Medium – 2/11

Colour: Rich, dark, nutty brown, bordering on black.

Ripe Flavour: Earthy, dark and a lot juicier than it looks.

Dried Flavour: Somewhat woodier, with clear notes of artisan tobacco. Very unique.

Green Flavour: ???

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Recipes: ???

Related Peppers: Chilhuacle Amarillo, Chilhuacle Rojo

You may also enjoy: Pasilla, Ancho, Poblano, Chipōtlé Meco

*This value represents the heat rating that I would expect to give to a sauce using this pepper as its main ingredient. Other ingredients or particularly high purity may result in a slightly stronger sauce, while lower concentrations will yeild a weaker one and other products may vary.