Roasted Hatch Chilies and Making Seasoning

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BrianGSDTexoma

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On my 3rd round of roasting Hatch Peppers. Freezing some and drying some to make a seasoning. Man it takes a lot of peppers. I messed up and season about over. Albertson rose the price from .67 to .99. Getting ready to run up to get some more hopefully. Knew should of went yesterday. Market Street has hooked me up in past with thier seasoning they get but another thing the virus killed. I ordered some and it is bland. Going to try make my own. I have asked couple members but figured put it out there for some of you chile heads. Does anyone have a recipe that might work with these peppers? I never really made my own before and unsure of what amounts to use.

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On my 3rd round of roasting Hatch Peppers. Freezing some and drying some to make a seasoning. Man it takes a lot of peppers. I messed up and season about over. Albertson rose the price from .67 to .99. Getting ready to run up to get some more hopefully. Knew should of went yesterday. Market Street has hooked me up in past with thier seasoning they get but another thing the virus killed. I ordered some and it is bland. Going to try make my own. I have asked couple members but figured put it out there for some of you chile heads. Does anyone have a recipe that might work with these peppers? I never really made my own before and unsure of what amounts to use.

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Nice! I need to get on it as well. Most stores around here are not doing the roasting parties this year because of worker shortage.
I would think that just dry and powder as is. You can always add additional spices as needed.
I can not find the hot ones this year but last year I roasted 10 pounds of hot and froze them. Man are they good!
This guy has some great products but not any hatch.
 
Good thing I went when I did. Took the rest of the medium. Got a bag of hot. They have a lot of those left and they are hot. I just mix them. Need 12 of these for tallbm tallbm green chile stew this weekend.

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This is that seasoning I bought. $10 for a little jar. Not much flavor but taste like oregano which I am not a fan of.

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Nice! I need to get on it as well. Most stores around here are not doing the roasting parties this year because of worker shortage.
I would think that just dry and powder as is. You can always add additional spices as needed.
I can not find the hot ones this year but last year I roasted 10 pounds of hot and froze them. Man are they good!
This guy has some great products but not any hatch.
I notice you don't have much char on those peppers. How are you roasting? They look like they peel easily.
They usual don't roast them very good at the market and I don't like processing a whole box at a time. Last year I had to re-roast and boy what a mess! I just buy them little at a time and do at my own pace. I roasted these on the Weber E410 this time and where perfect. I learned I been using the wrong side of the grill for searing. Doing this you can tell where your hot spots are mine is the right side. I just go until they start blistering then throw them in a bowl with a lid. Let sit a hour and they peel off in one big peace. That scraper works great to de-seed.
 
They usual don't roast them very good at the market and I don't like processing a whole box at a time. Last year I had to re-roast and boy what a mess! I just buy them little at a time and do at my own pace. I roasted these on the Weber E410 this time and where perfect. I learned I been using the wrong side of the grill for searing. Doing this you can tell where your hot spots are mine is the right side. I just go until they start blistering then throw them in a bowl with a lid. Let sit a hour and they peel off in one big peace. That scraper works great to de-seed.
The bench scraper is a great idea for the seeds. I do not have a gaser so I just put them in my pellet grill (or charcoal) and hit them with the propane torch.
I need to get some ASAP. Glad you scored some hot ones!
Thanks for the reminder.
 
On my 3rd round of roasting Hatch Peppers. Freezing some and drying some to make a seasoning. Man it takes a lot of peppers. I messed up and season about over. Albertson rose the price from .67 to .99. Getting ready to run up to get some more hopefully. Knew should of went yesterday. Market Street has hooked me up in past with thier seasoning they get but another thing the virus killed. I ordered some and it is bland. Going to try make my own. I have asked couple members but figured put it out there for some of you chile heads. Does anyone have a recipe that might work with these peppers? I never really made my own before and unsure of what amounts to use.

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Lookin good!! Those will be great in the Green Chile Posole!!

Out of curiosity, has anyone dehydrated these guys without roasting and with skin on? Do they grind up into powder fine that way?

Also anyone ever smoke and dehydrate any of these and turn into a powder?

I'm just curious and I love efficiency where I can find it :D


As for a good seasoning BrianGSDTexoma BrianGSDTexoma I would start with just straight dehydrated and ground hatch chilies and see what flavor it adds.
Then I would slowly add in a little garlic, onion, and salt and see how each one changed the seasoning flavor profile where I would want the pepper to be the star of the show.

You can always just do a SPOG+Hatch Powder for a grilling or BBQ seasoning keeping each ingredient separate so you could tune the flavor as you seasoned the food :)
 
Out of curiosity, has anyone dehydrated these guys without roasting and with skin on? Do they grind up into powder fine that way?
I was going to do that until I read the skin to thick. I will drop one in on my next batch and see how it does. I would of preferred to just buy the powder but you never know what you are getting. That stuff expensive and would hate to get some bland powder like that seasoning I bought.

As for a good seasoning BrianGSDTexoma BrianGSDTexoma BrianGSDTexoma BrianGSDTexoma I would start with just straight dehydrated and ground hatch chilies and see what flavor it adds.
Then I would slowly add in a little garlic, onion, and salt and see how each one changed the seasoning flavor profile where I would want the pepper to be the star of the show.
I trying to duplicate that seasoning I got from Market Street before. I still have some and that stuff is golden! They got it in 5 lb bags but could not tell me who made it. Brooksire had the same stuff but not this year. Only thing I know for sure is cumin and lighty salted. I not going to have a lot to work with as takes a ton of peppers to make powder.
 
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Those look great . I just had fresh Hatch chilies for the first time last week . Haven't dried any yet , but when I dry and grind for powder I leave the skin on and the seeds in .
 
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Finishing up the peppers. Last batch is hot ones. That grill does not see much use. Sure works great for this! I order some heavy duty flavor Bars for it. Thanks for the help Chopsaw. I ended up finding more of that seasoning. I forgot Market Street hooked me up twice last year.

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Looking real good! If you want to save yourself from cleaning two pans I use the thin produce plastic bags to sweat the peppers in.
A little bit of a time saver.
I hope I can still find some peppers this weekend.
Thanks for sharing your process.
 
I ended up finding more of that seasoning.
I just got back from the store . They still have a bunch of peppers , but they're looking pretty rough . They had these dry powders , so I bought some .
The one that says seasoning is really good .
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heavy duty flavor Bars for it.
I bought the heat deflectors too . Really made a difference on my 310 . Hope it helps yours out too .
 
Looking real good! If you want to save yourself from cleaning two pans I use the thin produce plastic bags to sweat the peppers in.
A little bit of a time saver.
I hope I can still find some peppers this weekend.
Thanks for sharing your process.
I really messed up on this batch. I closed the grill lid without thinking. Peppers got way over cooked and a major PITA processing. A lot of juice came out. I poured most down the drain before I realized it was liquid gold. I will add what little left to my green chile stew tomorrow.
 
I just got back from the store . They still have a bunch of peppers , but they're looking pretty rough . They had these dry powders , so I bought some .
The one that says seasoning is really good .
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I bought the heat deflectors too . Really made a difference on my 310 . Hope it helps yours out too .
I been wanting to try those but with shipping where kinda of high. What store you find it in? In the future I will be buying the powder!
 
I been wanting to try those but with shipping where kinda of high. What store you find it in? In the future I will be buying the powder!
Grocery store local to St. Louis . I paid $4.99 a shaker .
Just got off their web site . 3 bottles is $18.00 plus shipping .
Saw a 2 pack on Amazon for $11.00 free 2 day with Prime .
This store I shop at had the popcorn , pistachios , salsa and some other stuff . Might have to revisit the display and stock up .

Making your own powder isn't bad if you grow your own . Takes a bunch of peppers for a little powder .
 
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Grocery store local to St. Louis . I paid $4.99 a shaker .
Just got off their web site . 3 bottles is $18.00 plus shipping .
Saw a 2 pack on Amazon for $11.00 free 2 day with Prime .
This store I shop at had the popcorn , pistachios , salsa and some other stuff . Might have to revisit the display and stock up .

Making your own powder isn't bad if you grow your own . Takes a bunch of peppers for a little powder .
Must be gone. Not coming up. I have enough seasoning for a while now. Thanks again.
 
Those look great . I just had fresh Hatch chilies for the first time last week . Haven't dried any yet , but when I dry and grind for powder I leave the skin on and the seeds in .
tallbm tallbm I meant to leave couple to throw in but forgt. The skin is really thick on these things but maybe OK after drying. Roasting them a lot of juice comes out of them which has to be flavor loss. I wish I would of saved this juice. I didn't realize how good it was until to late! If I can find some more will try.
 
Out of curiosity, has anyone dehydrated these guys without roasting and with skin on? Do they grind up into powder fine that way?

Also anyone ever smoke and dehydrate any of these and turn into a powder?
I’m sure you can. I buy it ground as a fine powder also freeze dried. I smoke it dry it and make seasoning too, but the fine powder I buy out of New Mexico. I can pm a link if you like. But I’m thinking it is roasted, dried and ground.
 
tallbm tallbm I meant to leave couple to throw in but forgt. The skin is really thick on these things but maybe OK after drying. Roasting them a lot of juice comes out of them which has to be flavor loss. I wish I would of saved this juice. I didn't realize how good it was until to late! If I can find some more will try.

I'm curious to see what you find out. I wonder if even the skin gets so dried that it grinds to powder easily.
That sucks about the juice. Oh well, live and learn. You are going to be a Hatch master soon! :)
 
I'm curious to see what you find out. I wonder if even the skin gets so dried that it grinds to powder easily.
That sucks about the juice. Oh well, live and learn. You are going to be a Hatch master soon! :)
My package delayed but hopefully get here early today. Do you rinse that rice or anything?
 
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