A chipotle is a smoke-dried jalapeno pepper. It is a chilli used primarily in Mexican and Mexican-inspired cuisines, such as Mexican-American, Tex-Mex and Southwestern (US) dishes.
A chipotle's heat is similar to that of the Espelette pepper, jalapeno, Guajillo, Hungarian wax pepper, Anaheim pepper and Tabasco sauce.
It is generally rated at 5,000 to 10,000 Scoville units.
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