De Arbol Chile is known for its thin flesh, searing heat and woody stem. With an earthy, smoky, wheat flavor, De Arbol Chile Powder delivers heat, 7-8 on a heat scale of 1-10. Unlike many other chiles, De Arbol retains its reddish orange color through the drying process. Add De Arbol Chile to Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes that need heat and chile flavor. Use to flavor salsa, chili and stew. Add heat to marinades. Whisk De Arbol Chile into mayonnaise for a spicy spread. All natural, gluten free.