Bulk Chipotle Powder

Capsicum annuum
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[ 2017 ]Capsicum annuum

Chipotle Powder

1/4 pound:  $7.58 pound:  $16.85 buy now  

The warm, smoky flavor of chipotle powder is deliciously addictive. The spice is used to liven up salsas, marinades, Tex-Mex-style soups and chili. Chipotle powder also makes an excellent rub for grilled or roasted chicken, pork ribs or even a beef brisket. It's also a great "surprise" seasoning for vegetables and egg dishes.

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quick look

information at a glance

approximate cups to one pound5
originunited states
active compoundscapsaicin, carotenoids, vitamins, trace minerals
plant part useddried fruit
why buy powdered chipotle pepper?Adds smoky flavor to a variety of foods.

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in an airtight container away from direct light, heat and moisture.
appearance & aromaDeep russet with a slightly sweet but smoky aroma.
how hot is this pepper?10M HU
In the Scoville Heat Unit Scale M means thousands, and the HU is short for Heat Units, which measure the amount of capsaicin the pepper contains.


try something new

culinaryAdd to bean and rice dishes, soups, stews, chili, sauces and condiments. Chipotle is also used to make salsas and a meat marinade called adobo.
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flavor profile

powdered chipotle pepper

Warm and smoky flavor.

culinary companions

Excellent with roasted, grilled and braised meats and bean and rice dishes. Pairs with savory herbs like oregano and thyme and with sweet spices like cinnamon.


powdered chipotle pepper recipes to try

some chipotle recipes with more coming soon

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what else you should know

powdered chipotle pepper

In contrast to other red pepper powders that are used in multiple world cuisines, chipotle is mostly found in Mexican cuisine, most notably in adobo marinades and sauces. The spice is also added to hot chocolate drinks. Not surprisingly, the majority of chipotle is produced in Chihuahua. For every pound of chipotle produced, 10 pounds of jalapeños must be harvested.

Chipotle is also a staple in Tex-Mex cuisine, where it appears in barbeque sauces and rubs. Like most of the chipotle produced for export in Mexico, the chipotle chili peppers grown in the U.S. are a purple variety known as moritas. Because of their color, they have earned their name from the Spanish word morita, which means “little mulberry.”

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