chipotle chile

Pronunciation: [chih-POHT-lay]

This hot chile is actually a dried, smoked adobo sauce. Chipotles are generally added to stews and sauces; the pickled variety are often eaten as appetizers.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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