Chipotle peppers are ripened-red jalapeno peppers that have been smoke-dried. The best come from Mexico, which we offer you here in ground form to add a smoky, spicy taste to your Mexican dishes. You can also try sprinkling it into soups and stews for a flavorful kick. Click on the "Recipe Ideas" tab to find out more.
Our Mexican chipotle pepper has a rating of 20K heat units. That will give you a burn on the tongue*, but only half as much as cayenne pepper.
*That burning sensation is from a compound called capsaicin that has been studied for its many potential health benefits. If you would like to learn more about chipotle pepper, and capsaicin, explore our article "Spices Unearthed: Chili Pepper".
Try mixing our Mexican chipotle pepper into a Chipotle Mayo sauce, which is delicious on a Roasted Salmon sandwich. Or try the spice on your favorite Mexican dishes.
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Our Chipotle Pepper is sold in the following glass jars:
- Small glass jar with black plastic lid (holds about 7 tsp) - Medium glass jar with silver metal lid (holds about 14 tsp) - Large glass jar with gold metal lid (holds about 24 tsp)