Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce at delimexico.com
Smoked red peppers in spices, vinegar, tomato sauce and ancho chiles.
A chipotle pepper is a red Jalapeño chile, ripened, dried, and smoked through a special process. Derived from the Aztec word meaning smoke, jalapeños are placed over huge pits and smoke is blown through tunnels running underground. Chipotle Characteristics – A unique warm heat and smoky flavor , chipotles are packed in a red adobo sauce made from lightly seasoned tomato broth Medium-thick fleshed, with a subtle deep rounded heat, they are excellent in sauces, soups, and as a seasoning for meats and stews.
Use chipotle chillies in adobo sauce as a glaze or marinade over meats such as chicken or pork, vegetables or serve as a side.