Brown Chipotle Chile Powder
Brown Chipotle Chile Powder is made from pulverized smoke-dried jalapeños or serranos that are rich in smoky flavor with undertones of cacao and a deep, subtle heat. This convenient chile powder is an easy way to add the flavor of brown chipotle chiles, also known as chipotle meco chiles, to any preparation easily.
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Ready to use. Add to taste.
Storage & handling
Store in a cool, dry place.
Also known as “Chipotle Meco,” brown chipotles are ripe red jalapeños which have been dried and smoked. Brown chipotles are distinct from “morita” both in flavor and appearance: they are larger and have been smoked considerably longer, resulting in a dusty brown color. Brown chipotles boast a richly smoky flavor with undertones of cacao and a deep, subtle heat. Unlike moritas, brown chipotles are not often seen or used north of their native Mexico. The technique of smoking peppers to preserve them for later use is said to date back to ancient Aztec civilizations in central-southern Mexico.
The hot pepper family of capsicum is one of the longest cultivated crops, dating back over 7,000 years. Our Chipotle Morita Chile Powder is made from 100% finely ground chipotle morita chiles, capturing their smoky-sweet flavor and medium heat in a convenient powdered form.
Smoky Chipotle Citrus-Glazed Salmon
This sweet and spicy entrée gets its rich smoky flavor from our Brown Chipotle Chile Powder and Smoked Hot Paprika. Coming together in just 30 minutes, this simple recipe makes capturing the classic flavor of smoked salmon both quick and easy.