Recipes with Chipotle Peppers
Here you’ll find a collection of delicious recipes with chipotle peppers. Some call for chipotle powder, like this fresh and citrusy Mexican chicken marinade. Others are made with canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, like this smoky shrimp and sausage pasta.
What are chipotle peppers?
Chipotle peppers are ripe (i.e. red) jalapeño peppers that have been harvested, smoked and dried. The dried peppers are either ground into chipotle powder or stewed with a tomato-based sauce and canned as chipotle peppers in adobo sauce.
Are chipotle peppers hot?
Yes, chipotle peppers are quite hot. Their spiciness is comparable to that of fresh, green jalapeño peppers.
How to use chipotle peppers:
Whether you use them powdered or canned, chipotle peppers have a delicious, spicy and smoky flavor that takes any dish to a new level. Below you can find delicious chipotle recipes from spicy chipotle cream sauce to oven-baked pulled chicken.