Dry Chipotle-Morita Las Catrinas, 1kg

Description

Las Catrinas Chipotle Morita Whole 1kg

Description:

These peppers are derived from ripe and smoked jalapeños, usually of the Capsicum annuum species. The name "morita" refers to the small size of the pepper, which typically measures between 2 and 4 cm in length. The smoking process of jalapeños gives chipotle morita its unique smoky flavor, making it a popular choice in various culinary applications.

Characteristics:

  • Smoky Flavor: The most prominent characteristic of dried chipotle morita peppers is their rich and smoky flavor. This results from the traditional smoking process, where ripe jalapeños are dried over wood fires.
  • Moderate to High Spiciness Level: Chipotle morita peppers typically have a moderate to high level of spiciness. This spiciness adds a zesty touch to dishes without overpowering other flavors.
  • Deep Red-Brown Color: The drying and smoking process gives chipotle morita a deep red-brown color. This attractive hue can enhance the visual appearance of various dishes.
  • Fruity Notes: Alongside the smokiness, chipotle morita peppers often exhibit subtle fruity notes, contributing to a balanced flavor profile.
  • Versatility: These peppers are versatile and can be used in various forms - whole, crushed, or in powder - to add complexity to savory and sweet dishes.

Suggested Uses:

  • Sauces and Marinades: Chipotle morita peppers are often used to create tasty sauces and marinades. Their smoky and spicy character adds depth to barbecue sauces, adobo sauces, and meat marinades.
  • Stews and Soups: Chipotle morita peppers can be rehydrated and added to stews and soups to infuse a smoky and spicy flavor into the broth.
  • Meat and Seafood Dishes: These peppers work exceptionally well with meats and seafood. Whether used as a rub, added to a spice blend, or incorporated into a glaze, chipotle morita enhances the flavor of grilled or roasted dishes.
  • Salsas and Dips: Chipotle morita peppers can be finely chopped or crushed to create a smoky salsa or dip. This can be served with nachos, tacos, or alongside grilled meats.
  • Vegetarian and Vegan Dishes: Enhance the flavor of vegetarian or vegan dishes by incorporating chipotle morita peppers into bean-based recipes, vegetable stir-fries, or grain bowls.
  • Infused Oils and Vinegars: Create infused oils or vinegars by letting chipotle morita peppers steep in them. These can be used to add a smoky touch to salads, dressings, or as a finishing touch on various dishes.
  • Careful Selection and Import: Our dried peppers are of higher quality than what you typically find available for sale and have been brought directly from Mexico.

Storage:

Store in a cool, dry place.

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  • Best before: 9/2024

Price

€50,00

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