Amarillo Chillies (Yellow Chillies) are rare and the main ingredient to make Mole Amarillo Together with the black and red varieties, Amarillo Chilli or Chilhuacle Amarillo are slowly disappearing due to their high production costs.
Amarillo Chillies are an essential ingredient for Mole Amarillo. Of a beautiful yellow/orange colour, Amarillo chillies are also used to make soups and pastes. Full of flavour and with a mild heat they are reserved for special occasions. Amarillo chillies are also a chilhuacle chilli together with the red and black variety. Chilhuacle chillies are slowly disappearing due to the high production cost and the traditional methods used to dry them.