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First time chipotle's

post #1 of 10
Thread Starter 
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?

post #2 of 10
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.
post #3 of 10
Those look great. I'm waiting for mine to be ripen, then I'll be smoking them too.
post #4 of 10
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 minutes.place in blender and mix till smooth paste.will keep for 3 days in fridge.good luck with those peppers.
post #5 of 10
Thread Starter 
Thanks, I think I will make some of that adobo sauce, I've heard good things about it..
post #6 of 10
yes it is a very good sauce-and thats 3/4 cup. orange juice-oops
post #7 of 10
Thread Starter 
Thank you PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #8 of 10
Nice Peppers...
post #9 of 10
after checking out this thread, maybe I'll give these a try after-all with some of my jalaps I got left PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #10 of 10
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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