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Chipotle and Coriander

If you are looking forward to put a spicy, smoky and aromatic touch to your snacks or antojitos. Make sure to try this delicious chipotle and cilantro dressing.

The chipotle pepper was used since Prehispanic times. In the Nahuatl language
chilpoctli means “smoked chili". And to prepare this dressing you will need a chipotle pepper in adobo, that you will find canned in any supermarket.

The mixture of cream with milk, that is used in this preparation, gives a very creamy consistency to the dressing and it attenuates the chili’s hotness. The fresh coriander also helps to moderate the chile’s hotness and it gives a very aromatic and fresh touch to the preparation.

The final result is an appetizing chipotle and coriander dressing that will give
a smoky, spicy and refreshing touch to your favorite dishes .

About the Recipe

  • This recipe is really very simple to prepare.
  • The milk that is used in this recipe can be whole, skimmed, lactose-free, light, etc. Any type of milk that you have will go perfect with the dressing.
  • Remember that the chipotle pepper has to be in adobo and canned or if preferred you can prepare it.
  • In just your dressing will be ready.
  • Yields 8 portions.


  • 1 Chipotle Pepper in Adobo (.3 oz)
  • 3 Coriander sprigs (1 oz)
  • 1 cup of Mexican Cream (8.4 fl oz)
  • 1/2 cup of Milk (4.2 fl oz)
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1/4 tablespoon of Salt

  • Cookware

  • 1 Blender
  • 1 Chopping Board
  • 1 Knife

  • Directions

    1. Separate of 3 coriander sprigs the leaves from the stalks. Upon completion discard the stalks.
    2. Finely chop the coriander leaves that were separated and put them in a blender; then reserve.
    3. Remove the seeds from 1 chipotle pepper in adobo.

    The chipotle pepper seeds don’t give a good texture to the dressing that’s why they have to be removed.

    1. Finely chop the chipotle pepper in adobo with the one you worked and then put it in the blender.
    2. Also put in the blender:
    • 1 cup of Mexican Cream.
    • 1/2 cup of Milk.
    • Pepper to taste.
    • 1/4 tablespoon of Salt.

    1. Blend very well the ingredients.

    Typical and Delicious
    Mexican Dressing

    Chipotle and Coriander Dressing

    Tip: To reduce the hotness of this dressing accompany it with a refreshing Mexican drink.

    Variation: You can also use this dressing as a dip and accompany it with some tasty tortilla chips.

    Did you like the Dressing?

    Other Recipes with Chipotle Pepper

    Chipotle Pepper Salsa
    Devil Shrimps
    Chipotle Ketchup
    Pickled Chipotle Peppers
    Tlalpeno Soup

    Additional Info

    The “Chipotle Peppers La Costena" are the ones that have the best flavor and the best adobo.

    Blend the ingredients to perfection with the “Ninja Professional Blender". It is a very powerful blender and of very good quality.

    Cut the food on the “Norpro Flexible Cutting Boards" so it will be easier to transfer the chopped foods.

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