Yes, there IS a difference between chipotle chili powder and chipotle chili pepper. Chili powder of any variety is a blend of peppers, herbs (usually oregano), spices (usually cumin), salt, and garlic. Chili pepper is just that - dried ground up pepper. So if you don't have the chipotle chili POWDER, you definitely need to use a lot less and add some cumin, oregano and more garlic powder to get the right flavor and heat level. :-) The recipe as written is very tasty, certainly spicy, and has the most flavor when grilled.
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Yes, there IS a difference between chipotle chili powder and chipotle chili pepper. Chili...