Place peppers on a doubled rack, so that as they dry they do not fall through.
Set up smoker with wood chips.
Smoke for a minimum of 3 hours, up to 24 hours.
Can be thoroughly dried in oven, smoker or dehydrator.
Peppers can be stored in adobo sauce, before they are dried.
Peppers should be thoroughly dried, or stored in adobo sauce in the refrigerator.Dried peppers can be ground and used in many Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes.Store dried peppers in a storage bag, or canning jar, sealed, in a cool, dark place.If peppers are not thoroughly dried, they may mold. Check for mold before using. If you find any mold, discard those peppers.