Hatch Chile Ice Cubes

New Mexico Chiles are the dried form of the Red Anaheim Pepper. This chile has a thin flesh with an earthy chile flavor and undertones of wild cherries. This chile ranges from 2 – 4 on a heat scale of 1 to 10. The New Mexico Chile may be referred to as the California Chile or Chile Colorado. New Mexico Chiles are commonly used in Red Mexican or Southwestern sauces. This is a mildly hot chile. Scoville heat units 8,000 – 12,000.

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Yields a dozen cubes


  • 3 cups water
  • 1 hatch chile, roasted, peeled, stemmed and seeded


  1. Place the chile and water in a blender and mix until fully combined.
  2. Let the mixture sit for 5 minutes.
  3. For a clean, clear cube, strain through a sieve or colander before pouring into an ice cube tray and freezing.
  4. Combine cubes with your favorite afternoon drink or evening cocktail.

Recipe from Tasting Page