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Dehydrated Peppers

Discussion in 'Fruit, Nuts & Vegetables' started by Eaglechaser, Oct 5, 2018.

  1. I think I already know the answer to this, but I have a lot of assorted dehydrated hot peppers that I am considering cold smoking. Is it worth the effort or will the lack of moisture make it pointless?
  2. Holly2015

    Holly2015 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    They will take on smoke flavor.
  3. chilerelleno

    chilerelleno Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    They'll take on a little at best.

    It would have been much better to smoke them fresh as part of the drying process.
    Do fresh at 200° for 2-3 hours depending on if they're thin or thick fleshed chiles.
    You can vacpac and freeze them and use like fresh, or finish the drying process in your dehydrator.
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