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Chipotle Pepper

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Chipotle Powder 

Chipotle powder is made from ripened jalapenos that have been dried and smoked giving the pepper its distinct taste. While jalapenos are picked off the vine right away, the jalapenos that are made into chipotle peppers are kept on the vine longer, until they ripen to a deep red color and begin to dry out. Chipotle powder is a medium-heat, smoky-tasting dark red powder created from the grounded dried chilies.

The peppers are primarily grown in Véracruz, Oaxaca, Sinaloa, Chihuahua, South Texas and Southern New Mexico. At Olam, our chipotle peppers are grown in Mexico, where we have relationships with trusted growers, then taken to our facility in Las Cruces, New Mexico to be processed into chipotle powder.

Chipotle Powder 


So, what can chipotle powder be used for? Chipotle powder has many applications, including: 

  • Used to season tacos, fajitas or beans
  • On grilled foods such as chicken or ribs
  • As an ingredient in traditional Mexican dishes including soups, stews, sauces and adobo
  • In salsas, barbeque sauces and chilis 
  • Used to flavor and spice up hot sauces
  • In a rub for steak or pork
  • Added to cake or brownies

History of chipotle powder

The name chipotle derives from the Nahuatl word chilpoctli, which means “smoked chile pepper.” They can be traced back as far as the time of the Aztecs, who smoked jalapenos to prevent the thick flesh of the chili from rotting, which would happen if it were left to completely air dry. The Aztecs used this process frequently, because it allowed food to be stored for longer periods of time. 

This preservation method was primarily used by the Aztecs until Spanish explorers discovered it and spread it to North America and abroad in the 1500’s.

Calories (kcal) 353.00
Mositure (g) 11.15
Protein (g) 13.77
Total Fat (g) 6.48
Saturated Fat (g) 1.29
Trans Fat (g) 0.00
Total Carbohydrates (g) 59.90
Dietary Fibre (g) 24.43
Total Sugars (g) 14.32
Added Sugar (g) 0.00
Ash (g) 8.70
Cholesterol (mg) 2.64
Calcium (mg) 158.23
Iron (mg) 8.06
Folate (mcg) 7.02
Sodium (mg) 44.99
Vitamin A (mcg RAE) 1419.41
Vitamin C (mg) 0.00
Vitamin D (mcg) 0.00
Potassium (mg) 2107.99
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