Chipotles are one of the oldest cultivated crops in the Western hemisphere dating back to the Aztecs. They originated in Mexico.
Chipotle is a smoke-dried ripe red jalapeno pepper which can then be ground into a powder.
Chipotle is used in Mexican and Mexican inspired cuisines. It has a mild earthy spiciness with a distinctive smoky flavour and warm ending spice kick.
Use in marinades and any dishes requiring a smoky flavour with a mild spice kick.