Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) Chile Peppers & Tomatillos

Fresh • Blanched • Fire Roasted

Spicy • Vibrant • Flavorful

Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) authentic Mexican chile peppers and tomatillos are perfect for frozen meal applications, such as pizzas, skillet meals, airline meals, salsas, sauces, burritos, and more. 

Our chile peppers and tomatillos are pure and characteristically pungent, without added colors, flavors, or added ingredients.

Fresh Items: Picked at their peak, cut, and individually quick frozen.

Steam-peeled items: Culinary Farms only uses natural steam peeling, which is easier on both the environment and the food product. Many other processors choose to peel their products using a money-saving lye bath process.

Fire-roasted items: Natural fire roasting adds complexity and roasted notes to chiles and tomatillos. It also adds the perception of a meal cooked on the grill, both in taste and appearance.

IQF Anaheim

Steam Peeled – Green – 3/8" Diced
IQF Fire Roasted – Green – 3/4" Diced
IQF Fire Roasted – Fiesta Mix – 3/4" Diced
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Anaheim chiles have a bright, fruity flavor. Available IQF Steam-Peeled, Fire Roasted, and Light Roasted.

Typical Pungency:

  • Hot: 5,000-10,000 SHU
  • Med: 1,500-5,000 SHU
  • Mild: 100-1,500 SHU

Check with your sales rep for a full list of IQF Anaheim chile pepper ingredient products.

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IQF Jalapeño

Fresh – Green 1/4" – Diced
Fresh – Red 1/4" – Diced
Fire Roasted – Green – Whole
Fire Roasted – Green – 1/4" Diced
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Jalapeño is the most recognized – and most popular – chile pepper in the U.S. The green variety boasts a sweet, earthy but bright flavor. The red variety is sweeter than its green counterpart.

Available IQF Steam-Peeled, Fire Roasted, and Light Roasted.

Typical Pungency:

  • Hot: 6,000-7,500 SHU
  • Med: 3,000-6,000 SHU
  • No Heat

Check with your sales rep for a full list of IQF Jalapeño chile pepper ingredient products.

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IQF Fire Roasted Poblano

Fire Roasted – 3/4" Diced
Fire Roasted – 3/8" Strips
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Our authentic Mexican poblano chile peppers have a mild, sweet, fruity flavor. Fire roasting them adds grilled flavor and charred aesthetic. It adds the perception of a meal cooked on the grill, both in taste and appearance.

These peppers have been fire-roasted, peeled, cut, and individually quick frozen. We don’t add any additional flavors or colors to these clean label ingredients.

Typical Pungency: 1,5000-2,500 SHU

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IQF Tomatillos

Fresh – 3/8" Diced
Blanched – Whole
Fire Roasted – Whole
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Tomatillos are tangy and sweet. They have been a staple in Mexican and Latin American cuisine for centuries. Uses include Salsa Verde, Chili Verde, Green Pico de Gallo, and other traditional favorites.

Available IQF Fresh 3/8″ Diced, Blanched Whole, or Fire Roasted Whole.

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