First time chipotle's

Discussion in 'Peppers' started by blackened, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. blackened

    blackened Meat Mopper

    Actually probably not technically chipotles, since I believe they use red jalapenos for those , but smoked jalapenos none the less..

    Smoked them for 10 hours @ around 180 or so, until all the moisture was out..

    Not sure what I'll do with it yet. Maybe make some raspberry chipotle sauce? any suggestions?



  2. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    There is alway the same off uses like for pizza and then you can grind it and use it as spicing your food. I'm not sure how to make adobe sauce but I'm sure there is someone here that does know how to. Check with cowgirls site she mite have it.
  3. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Those look great. I'm waiting for mine to be ripen, then I'll be smoking them too.
  4. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    your peppers look real good-theres a couple types of Chipotle peppers and yours are a close second-chipotle-rasberry is good,mix of hot and sweet always works.Adobe sauce is also pretty good with pork-chicken& seafood-reconstitute 6-8 dried peppers-add 2 tbls. of the water-5 cloves garlic-1 strip orange zest 2x1/2 inches-3'4 cup onange juice & 1/4 lime juice-1 tbls.tomato paste-2tsp.oregano-1 tsp. ground c u m i n-2 tbls. red wine vinegar-1tsp. salt-1/2 tsp.ground black pepper.combine in small saucepan and bring to a boil over hi heat-boil till reduced in 1/2,5 to 8 in blender and mix till smooth paste.will keep for 3 days in fridge.good luck with those peppers.
  5. blackened

    blackened Meat Mopper

    Thanks, I think I will make some of that adobo sauce, I've heard good things about it..
  6. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    yes it is a very good sauce-and thats 3/4 cup. orange juice-oops
  7. blackened

    blackened Meat Mopper

    Thank you [​IMG]
  8. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Nice Peppers...
  9. jdsmith

    jdsmith Smoke Blower

    after checking out this thread, maybe I'll give these a try after-all with some of my jalaps I got left [​IMG]
  10. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Congrats on a great smoke my friend. Technically, any chile/pepper can be a chipotle, all that is required is that it be smoke dried. The red jalapeno is mostly used over the green. You can use the whole chile pod in an adobo, folks usually just chop them up when they use them. The main difference between a marinade and an adobo is that vinegar is used in an adobo. You'll have fun regardless of how you use the jalapenos. Enjoy.

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