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Because chile peppers contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes, avoid direct contact with them as much as possible. When working with chile peppers, wear plastic or rubber gloves. If your bare hands do touch the peppers, wash your hands and nails well with soap and warm water.
Or,If you like, omit step 1 and substitute 3/4 cup tortilla chips, lightly crushed for the corn tortilla pieces.