Other names: Chipotle
Availability: All year.
Source: Mexico and the United States.
Handling Tips: Cool, dark and dry.
General Information: The chipotle is a dried, smoked jalapeno chile. It carries a smoky, yet sweet flavor. Used widely in salsas, soups, stews and sauces. Comes canned in "Adobo" sauce or in vinegar. Medium to hot in heat.