These Aleppo Red Chile Flakes conjure the flavors of northern Syria and more specifically the long-inhabited city of Aleppo. Popular in many Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines the bright fruity flavor of these chile flakes is an ideal way to add heat and flavor to any dish.
Traditionally used to flavor kabobs and other grilled meats Aleppo Red Chile Flakes are also used to flavor beans salads and muhammara a spread made from chiles ground walnuts breadcrumbs and olive oil. Relatively unknown outside of Syria and other parts of the Middle East until the late 20th century Aleppo Chile Flakes have risen to popularity in the United States thanks to their flavor and versatility.
Aleppo Red Chile Flakes pair well with grilled meats and vegetables and make a delicious addition to tomato-based sauces for pasta or pizza. They can also be used as a table condiment in the place of regular red chiles and make an excellent addition to chocolate-based sweets including rich cakes mousses hot chocolate or brownies.