When looking for the wow factor in gourmet flavored salt, few salts rate higher than chile salt. The exciting combination of dried chile peppers and salt could not be anymore simpler, but the end result is something that simple that you can't even describe. Adding heat to the flavoring of a dish without dominating it, is what chile salt can do; and it does it real good.
Chile salt can be made with any variety of chile peppers from Aleppo, California and Habanero to hot-hot-hot ghost chile peppers. And just a small amount provides enough seasoning for a large dish of sorts. Chile salt is the type of seasoning that is good for those who are trying to cut back on their salt intake. Imagine, you can still enjoy your favorite foods without the worry of too much or too little salt. Continue reading