Chipotles Adobados (Chipotle Chiles in Adobo Sauce)

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"These sweet-hot pickled chiles can be the basis of a sauce of their own if they're further puréed, or they can be served as a condiment with enchiladas and other main dishes. Makes a great Meat and Poultry marinade or a BBQ sauce for Ribs"
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6 servings yields 1 quart
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



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  1. Sautee Onion in oil till lightly browned, in the same saucepan, add ½ of the vinegar, ½ of the garlic and the brown sugar. Cook this mixture for about 20 minutes, then add the chipotles.
  2. In another pan, combine the Serrano chile, tomato, remaining garlic, peppercorns, bay leaves, cumin, remaining vinegar, and salt to taste. Cook for about 30 minutes, covered, over a medium heat. Add the chipotle chile mixture use an immersion mixer/blender and puree, and store in jars.
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Tastes very good. I used it to add a spicy flavor to rice. I am going to try it on chicken next