Chipotle peppers are smoked, ripe jalapeno peppers. The Chipotle smokiness is its signature flavor, adding a depth to many Mexican and Southwest dishes including chilis and BBQ. Some people identify a slight chocolate flavor in chipotle. The level of heat for Chipotle is mild to medium, generally hotter than the Ancho pepper. Can be sprinkled on top of food as well as cooked into the food.
Heat range tends to be 5,000-10,000 SHU.
We also sell whole chipotle peppers.