Store organic aji cereza peppers in an air-tight container in a cool, dark cupboard.
Shelf Life: Aji cereza chilies will retain their potency for at least a year, but likely much longer.
Reconstitute aji cereza chilies and add to soups, sauces, and other dishes. Chop them up, toast them (optional) slightly and add them still dried. Take the tops off and grind them into chili powder using a spice grinder or blender for use as is or as part of your own spice blends. Perfect for sauces, salsas and Mexican, Central American & South American cooking when you want to bring the heat.
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