We are sure that in some occasion you have gone to the supermarket and you have bought a can of chipotle peppers in adobo, which you enjoyed very much for the delicious smoky and spicy flavor of the chipotle peppers. But that’s not all because we are also sure that the sweet and sour flavor of the adobo also contributed in making of this recipe a delight.
– Now imagine that you can make those chipotle peppers in adobo and take its flavor to levels that you have never tasted. That’s the big difference between buying canned food or preparing it yourself.
The chipotle peppers in adobo are a perfect mixture that serves to accompany any stew, season any dish or simply enhance the flavor of a snack or appetizer.
The final result, that will be obtained from this preparation, is an exceptional salsa with whole chipotle peppers, wrapped in an adobo that is an explosion of aromas and flavors.
About the Recipe
Get ready to work a lot and in many stages. This recipe may look complex but it is not, it only is very laborious.
The adobo is prepared with the following fresh herbs: bay leaf, thyme and oregano. If the fresh herbs are substituted for dried you will have to reduce the quantity to 1 teaspoon for each one of them.
In this recipe tomato puree is used, which you can prepare with us or it can be bought at the supermarket and you will save some steps. If you want to buy it make sure of buying a puree that is natural and unseasoned.
Piloncillo is also needed to prepare the adobo. If you don’t get it, it can be substituted for 6 tablespoons of brown sugar.
First the chipotle peppers are left soaking for about 8 hours, then the recipe preparation takes 50 minutes.