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 (gwä-hē′yō, gwə-)
n. pl. gua·jil·los
1. A variety of the tropical pepper Capsicum annuum having a deep reddish-orange fruit that is mildly to moderately hot.
2. The fruit of this plant.

[Mexican Spanish, from diminutive of guaje, any of several tropical Mexican leguminous trees of the genus Leucaena that bear edible seedpods (the chili being so called because its fruits resemble these seedpods), from Nahuatl huāxin.]
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In addition to enchiladas mole, there are versions with a green sauce or guajillo sauce, which is made with a mild dried guajillo chile that affords a complex and almost fruity flavor.
Mole de olla is a traditional soup made of prickly pear, squash, zucchini, green beans, corn, and potato, submerged into a broth of guajillo and pasilla chili, seasoned with garlic, onion, and epazote.
From sopa de tortilla (a vegetable soup served with crunchy tortilla strips, cheese, avocado, sour cream, guajillo chilli rings and chicharron (Mexican fried pork rind)) to quesadilla de huitlaoche (a truffle fungus that grows on organic corn after the rainy season, imported weekly from Mexico), this is a great place to get away from the regular pulled pork and chipotle chicken.
each dry guajillo chile and dry ancho chile, stemmed and seeded,
We were urged to try breakfast dishes that aren't found anywhere else on the island such as Huevos a la Mexicana (Mexican-style eggs with the beans and beef bacon) and Chilaquiles con Huevo (a crispy tortilla dish with Guajillo sauce and eggs).
There is also the Double Trouble burger, made with 2 beef patties, guacamole and beef bacon, the American street food inspired Swiss & Mushroom, the Louisiana Creole-style BBQ Roasted Chicken with pineapple and Smoked Chipotle dressing and the Philly Steak Bun, an original recipe of thinly sliced Angus Striploin with the addition of Graze's special veal jus and Guajillo.
all the way at the Sheraton Abu Dhabi, where Chef Froylan Lara has created a menu of favourites: there's Arbol Guajillo Chilli Chicken Wings (golden-fried chicken wings basted in Arbol Guajillo chilli sauce), Tamal de Pollo Verde (corn dough stuffed with chicken and green tomato sauce), and Pastel de Tres Leches (a vanilla sponge soaked in milk and cream), among other choices.
The chicken tinga burrito featured chicken thigh cooked in tomato, onion and guajillo sauce stuffed in a tortillla wrap with black beans and Tex Mex cheese.