Chipotle pepper

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Chipotle pepper Recipes

Name Variations

  • Smoked jalapeno pepper
  • Smoked morita pepper

About Chipotle pepper

Wikipedia Article About Chipotle pepper on Wikipedia

Chipotles are smoke-dried chile peppers, usually moritas, but sometimes jalapeños, used for cooking Mexican- and Mexican-inspired cuisine.The chiles were originally smoke-dried because thick-skinned chiles do not air-dry well. Today, these peppers are typically smoked in for a period of several days followed by a later drying period. When dry, they are 2–3 inches long and 1 inch wide with a tan, wrinkled skin. Chipotles can be purchased in dried form, or canned and preserved in adobo sauce. Ten pounds of fresh chiles will yield approximately one pound of dried chipotle peppers when the process is complete.

Chipotles are a key ingredient that impart a relatively mild but earthy spiciness to many dishes in Mexican cuisine. The chiles are used to make various salsas, which are used to season a wide variety of dishes.

Chipotle pepper Recipes

Chipotle Recipes - Make your own Chipotle style food!