The Serrano is considered by chileheads to be one of the more flavorful hot peppers on the market, which makes them quite popular.
They also pair well with mango or pineapple for a sweet and spicy salsa and are an excellent chile to use in homemade pico de gallo.
Serrano chiles have a spicy crisp flavor with citrus undertones. These dried Serrano peppers have been smoked which provides additional nuanced layers of flavor.
This smoked chile pepper packs a bit of punch and is considered a medium hot chile coming in at 8,000-18,000 SHU.