Chile Costeno is a rare chile, from the Oaxaca region in Mexico. It is moderately hot and fruity. The flavors of this chile are very complex and are perfect for Mexican recipes such as moles and tamales. It is the perfect amount of heat to add to any dish and is healthy as well!
Flavor profile: hot, fruity
Used in: moles, sauces, tamales
Health benefits: high in antioxidants
1500 - 2500 Scoville units