Yellow Chile

Other names:

Yellow Hot, Caribe, Guero, Sante Fe grande, Caloro, Goldspike


All year.


Mexico and the United States.

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General information:

A variety of chile that is usually no more than five inches in length, has a pale yellowish color, and a flavor that ranges from moderate to hot. It is also known as the guero chile and the Santa Fe grande chile. This chile has a thick, waxy wall that lends a nice "crunch" when eating. Use in sauces, salads or can be pickled. Chile imparts a sweet, waxy flavor.