Serrano Chile La Costena 200g Serrano chiles are a hot chile pepper used in Pico de Gallo. Serrano chile peppers originate from the Mexican states of Hidalgo & Puebla. Serrano chile are a hot chile pepper and not suitable for drying due to their meaty flesh. Serrano chiles are most commonly used in sauces and salsas. You can roast them and chop them to add heat to dishes such as Huevos Rancheros or use them raw in Pico de Gallo.
Serrano chile peppers do not require roasting or peeling before you can use them sauces, salsas or salads. Simply slice and add to the recipe. For most Mexican sauces however serrano chile peppers are roasted before adding to the recipe, though they do not require peeling. Remember that when slicing and handling hot peppers, you may wish to wear thin plastic and latex gloves to prevent skin irritation.