Chipotle Chile (Capsicum Annuum) diced are 1/4 cut pieces of a whole Chipotle Pepper, to serve as a step saver in the kitchen. Chipotles are made from the familiar Jalapeno Chile, Chipotle Chiles are first smoked, then dried. This gives them a unique, medium - hot smokey flavor which is popular in many Southwestern dishes. These peppers have a deep brick reddish brown color. The word Chipotle translates to Smoked Chile. Consider the Chipotle a 6.5 on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the hottest).Scoville heat units 7,000-25,000. |
Use Chipotles in enchilada sauces, chili, stews, barbecue rubs, and corn bread. Their smoky quality combines well with poultry, meats and fall squash.