Chipotle chile is the dried and smoked fruit of Capsicum annum, known as jalapeño. The product is made from chile peppers grown in northern and southern Mexico. Chipotle has a distinctive, smoky, sweet, meaty flavor with a moderately high heat level.
Chipotle chiles are used to season Mexican and Central American cuisine. Chipotles are used in chili, snack seasonings and Tex-Mex cuisine.
Chipotle chiles are produced in northern and southern Mexico.
Flavor & Aroma
Sweet, smoky, moderately hot and biting
Chipotle chile is characterized by moderate heat and smoky jalapeño and biting notes.