I’m just back down to earth after tasting this. Seriously, I cannot believe that three simple ingredients can produce something with the complexity of bold flavors in this Hatch Chile Confit. It is so amazingly indescribable and addicting that you will want to slather it on everything you eat.
Every late summer, something magical and green crops up in Hatch, New Mexico – it is the much-loved Hatch chile. This pepper’s allure includes meaty flesh and earthy flavor, along with a variety of heat levels to suit everyone’s inclination. The only drawback is its limited availability, so look for them August through September in your local grocery.
Roasting is the most popular method of cooking Hatch chiles, but if you want to know the true buttery and earthy flavor they contain, I suggest slow cooking it in olive oil. The pure Hatch chile flavor comes shining through while offering an ideal balance of heat and sweetness….