Fresh Hatch Green Chiles - Sandia (Hot)

AVAILABLE 8/6/19 – 10/1/19

The Hatch Chile Farm ships its famous Hatch chiles nationwide on Goldbelly! The Sandia Hot Chile is a smaller variety, which ranges from 4-8 inches. The largest Hatch Green Chile comes off during peak season and the smallest comes off during the early and late season pickings. This is a straight hot variety that is a favorite among chile veterans. It can be used for enchiladas, rellenos, and most very spicy things you can think of. Sandia is one of The Hatch Chile Farm’s favorites along with Big Jim. Typically, Sandia is more than hot enough for most Chile lovers and has a great blend of flavor and heat.

For more than five generations, The Hatch Chile Farm has been growing the iconic Hatch chile, which is only grown in Hatch, New Mexico. Joseph Franzoy founded the farm in 1929 and it has since expanded, offering four Hatch green chile varieties and establishing Hatch, New Mexico, as the Chile Capital of the World.

More Details

This package includes your choice of up to 10 lbs. of Sandia Hot Chiles

  • Chiles range in size from 4-8"


Hatch Green Chiles

Instructions / Storage

  •  Fresh Chiles are packed safe in a standard produce case which is vented to ensure adequate airflow for the Chile while it is in transit.

To Serve

There are several ways to prepare a Hatch Green Chile

Place chile on a cookie sheet or other non-stick oven-safe cookware. Poke holes with a fork in a few places on each pod (so they don’t explode), and place the cookie sheet as close to the heating element as possible after pre-heating your oven to 400 degree F. The broil setting works best as it will provide a high level of heat from your uppermost heating element or burner.

Typically, it’ll take 6-8 minutes to fully roast but be sure to keep an eye on your chile. As soon as the skin is mostly blistered away from the flesh of the chile, you’ll know it’s ready to pull out of the oven. Leaving it in too long will burn the skin, making it extremely difficult to peel.

Cover gas or electric burner with a layer of heavy wire mesh and place chile on mesh once it’s hot; using tongs carefully turn peppers frequently, exposing all surfaces to the heat source until skin blisters evenly on all sides.

Place peppers on a charcoal grill about 5 to 6 inches above glowing coals; using tongs carefully turn peppers frequently, exposing all surfaces to the heat source until skin blisters evenly on all sides.

Place peppers in a microwave safe dish; cover with secure air-tight lid to allow for steam build up. Place container on rotating plate in the center of the oven, then microwave for 7 to 8 minutes depending on the oven wattage and power level (settings may vary depending on microwave oven used). Blistering is not apparent with this method. However, the skin will have a tougher, more brittle texture compared to the raw pepper. Allow steam to fully develop in the covered container for I to 2 minutes after microwave cooking.

Caution: Steam will be released from container when the lid is opened.

Since capsicum can be an irritant to skin and eyes, here are some precautions you can take: use safety glasses, remove contact lenses before peeling, wear gloves and wear a long-sleeved shirt. After roasting and once the peppers have cooled, the blistered skin will pull off the chile flesh with a gentle tug and an occasional rinse with water. In areas that did not completely blister, the skin can be removed by scraping with a sharp knife or vegetable peeler. To help in peeling, place roasted peppers (while they are hot) in a microwave-safe or heat-tolerant covered container or plastic bag (food grade) that will allow steam to release slowly from the roasted peppers. Once cooled the peels can then be pulled off.

Also, peeling chile under running water in a sink helps separate skin from the pod and can significantly speed up the peeling process.

Download Storage and Prep Instructions

Shipping Details

  • The Hatch Chile Store ships Fresh Chiles Tuesday of each week
  • Orders cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes
  • Orders shipped to Alaska and Hawaii via 2-day will incur an additional $20 charge or $35 for Overnight Shipping. Sorry guys!
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The chile was hot and spicy. AND was still frozen when it arrived. My friend immediately made green chile stew and declared it perfect. This made this out of state New Mexican very happy.
Rachel M. - Boston, MA
The order came very quickly and I didn't have to pay for shipping. We already used some and made green chili with pot roast.
Lori L. - Cornelius, OR
Very well packed and delivered. The quality of the chili’s was good. Would recommend them.
Anna T. - Plano, TX
The chile was hot and spicy. ND was still frozen when it arrived. My friend immediately made green chile stew and declared it perfect. This made this out of state New Mexican very happy. He loves hot, hot food, especially his green chile.
Evan m. - Boston, MA
Product was really good, packaging was top notch and fast shipping.
Josh C. - Clayton, NC
I LOVE roasted Hatch Chilies. Thanks!
Anne O. - Morro Bay, CA
This is the 2nd time ordering here. Love the quality and taste of the chili's. Well packaged. Also tried the rellenos. I put them in the air fryer and smothered in my chili, delicious!
Lynn M. - Buffalo, MO
Shipped and arrived on time, well-packed! The batter used was incredible and these were a big hit here!
Thomas P. - Woodbridge, VA
The product was well packaged, arrived frozen, and high-quality.
Jose U. - Kapaa, HI
Product was exactly like described. Super fast shipping.
T.A. H. - Coden, AL
Right on time, my son and daughter in law loved it.
Candice W. - Shaker Heights, OH
The ordering, delivery and my brother loved the chilies. Glad we discovered goldbelly. We are a small business and love supporting small businesses.
Bob G. - Orem, UT
Fantastic packing. Great chilies! Thank you!!!
Loretta R. - Hermosa Beach, CA
Shipped sooner than I thought, received in perfect condition, and am so happy that even in rural California we can get great food from anywhere in the US
Barbara L. - Groveland, CA
The Hatch Green Chile Rellenos were a big hit and enjoyed by the recipient.
Stephanie S. - Marana, AZ
Everything arrived really quick n the recipients were excited receiving the foods as gifts
Larry C. - Waukegan, IL
The site was easy to use and the products arrived in great condition.
Dorothy S. - Maunaloa, HI
Just hot enough! Perfectly cooked and Chile sooo tasty! Will order again!!
Albert G. - Huntington Beach, CA
Thanks for the cooking instructions. Everybody enjoyed it! Everything was perfect! Delivery was fast.
Scott M. - Onyx, CA
Super fast shipping, items arrived frozen solid! Excellent experience.
Christine R. - Fayetteville, GA
Everything arrived frozen as expected.
Mary S. - Port Ludlow, WA
I ordered fresh, hot Hatch Green Chiles and they were amazing! Very fresh and in excellent condition. Very flavorful and smelled wonderful when roasting them. The packaging was in a nice sturdy box delivered overnight by FedEx. I will definitely order again.
Kathy L. - Plymouth, WI