Chipotle Morita Paste
Chipotle Morita chiles, which are smoke-dried jalapeño peppers, are rehydrated and puréed to make this smooth, flavorful paste, concentrating their smoky, slightly fruity flavor.
Ready to use. Add to taste.
Storage & handling
Store in a cool, dry place. One-pound jars will hold for 4 months and 45-pound tubs will hold for 12 months under optimal storage conditions. Refrigerate after opening.
Water, dried chiles, salt, contains 2% or less of citric acid, potassium sorbate and sodium benzoate as preservatives.
Our Chipotle Morita Paste lends a spicy, slightly smoky aroma to anything it touches. In this recipe, it forms the foundation for a rustic red marinade for chicken.