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A question about a recipe: Golden Quinoa Cakes with Salsa Fresca

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I have a question about the recipe "Golden Quinoa Cakes with Salsa Fresca" from gingerroot. My produce guru told me Hatch chiles are only available in Aug. What's a good sub? He recommended Anaheim..

asked by Nicole about 3 years ago
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added about 3 years ago

Anaheim chiles are a good substitute for Hatch chiles and they are available in most groceries for most of the year. They are typically slightly less hot than Hatch chiles.

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added about 3 years ago

Anaheim provided good flavor but vert little heat.

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added about 3 years ago

Poblanos would be fine; fuller flavor, less grassy.If you want more heat, add a bit of jalapeno.

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added about 3 years ago

Unfortunately the season for Hatch is pretty short although it does extend into September. I agree that Anaheim chiles are the best substitute and they are available year round.