Whole fresh or dried or powdered
Capsicin, carotenoids, flavonoids, volatile oils, steroidal saponins
A red smooth-skinned chile used extensively in Jalisco. Sometimes chilacate is a name used for New Mexico chiles. Use this chile for a simple chilaquiles sauce.
The Mexican name for long red New Mexican chili. Its also called chili del norte, chili colorado, chili largo colorado, and chili magdalena.
Chilacate is a dried chile used in Jalisco and Colima, and it is broader than the pasilla chili. Also, the color is not as dark (it's more
like the color of raisins), it has a slightly sweet hearty taste, and it's
sometimes mild, but it can also be fairly hot Chilaquiles.
The Chilacate chili is an Anaheim Chili. The anaheim is a bright, green
chile that averages in size from 7 – 10" long, and 1 – 2" diameter. It is
medium to thick fleshed and has a green vegetable flavor that is improved
by roasting. It measures 1,000 – 1,500 heat units on Scoville scale.
It used used commonly as chile rellenos and in soups, stews, sauces, casseroles, and ornamentally (ie. chile ristras).