Chilpotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce

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Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Chilpotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce

Chilpotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce


  • 10 whole dried Chilpotle chilies (Dried Jalapeño peppers)
  • 1/3 cup onion sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 5 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic - sliced
  • 4 tablespoons ketchup
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Combine all ingredients in a pan, cover, and cook over very low heat for 1 to 2 hours, until the chilies are very soft and the liquid has reduced down to about 1 cup.


  2. This recipe will keep for several weeks in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

  3. For Chilpotle puree, place cooked Chilpotles and sauce in a blender and puree.