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Chiles pasillas de Oaxaca

Submitted by churpa
Mercado Benito Juarez, Oaxaca, Oaxaca
Calle Flores Magon and 20 de Noviembre, Oaxaca, Oaxaca

One of the 24 varieties of dried chiles more or less exclusive to Oaxaca, the chile pasilla de Oaxaca grows in small pockets high in the forbidding Sierra Mixe. Also known as the chile mije, the pasilla de Oaxaca is ripened on the vine and then smoked in small batches.


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