Chipotle chili flakes

Dried, crushed chipotle chilies with a deep, smoky flavor and a pleasant heat level of 20 000 to 25 000 SHU. Chipotle flakes are a popular ingredient in Mexican cuisine, and can be used to add heat and flavor to a variety of dishes. Convenient and ready to use they can be directly sprinkled on top of tacos, burritos, chili, soups, and stews. Use them in salsas, mayonnaise, vinaigrette and many more. Make your own chipotle in adobo sauce and you’ll never buy it again.

Heat level 20 000 - 25 000 SHU

Country of origin: Mexico

Net weight: 40g

    Chipotle in adobo sauce

    Ingredients
    • 80 g chipotle flakes
    • 400 g tomatoes
    • 1 medium onion (or 2-3 shallots)
    • 3-4 garlic cloves
    • 8-10 allspice
    • 8-10 cloves
    • 1 tbsp. oregano
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 1/2 cup vinegar
    • oil
    • salt
    Preparation
    1. Place the chipotle flakes in a large enough bowl and pour warm water over them so that they are completely covered. Let them sit for 15-20 minutes and if all the water is absorbed, add some more until the flakes are fully hydrated.
    2. Crush or grind the allspice and cloves.
    3. Finely chop the onion and garlic.
    Cooking
    1. Heat 3-4 tbsp. neutral oil on medium heat and sauté the onion/shallot in it with some salt for 5-6 minutes. Make it pale, not golden brown.
    2. Add the garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes.
    3. Pour in the tomatoes and all the spices and mix well. Cook over medium to low heat for 10 minutes.
    4. Add the soaked chipotle flakes and cook for another 10-15 minutes.
    5. Pour the vinegar, mix and cook until the desired sauce consistency.
    6. Taste for salt and add if needed.
    7. Pour into jars and store in the refrigerator.