Chipotle pepper

A smoked dried jalapeno pepper. It is dark brown and has a smoky almost chocolatey flavor.

Plural: Chipotle peppers

Ethnicity: Mexican

Season: available year-round

How to select: Dried, pickled or canned in adobo sauce. Often in the Mexican foods section.

How to prepare: Often in stews and sauces or eaten pickled as an appetizer.

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