Warm, spicy and smoky, these intensely aromatic flakes give something special to grilled fish and as a marinade for meats. The smoky depth of flavour is irresistible.
It is perfect to be used as a basic spice for chicken, a marinade or rub before grilling, but also for seasoning fries or seafood. Another possible use is adding it to butter for spreading on cornbread or corn on the cob.
Pairs deliciously with Chilli Con Carne or Tortilla Soup, Shrimp Tacos with Cabbage Slaw, Tomato and Tomatillo Salsas, Chipotle Lime Grilled Chicken, Spicy Black Bean Enchiladas.
Chipotle is a traditional Mexican spice made from dried smoked jalapeno pepper. It derives its name from the mixing of the Aztec words for chilli and smoked and it can be found in almost every traditional Mexican recipe. The heat of chipotle is classified as 7 to 12 on the Scoville pepper scale.