Dry Chipotle-Morita Las Catrinas, 1kg


Las Catrinas Chipotle Morita Whole 1kg


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.


  • 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.


Store in a cool, dry place.

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  • Best before: 9/2024