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  Mexican Chillies Chipotle chillies in adobo Chipotle in Adobo Sauce - La Costena 200gr

Chipotle in Adobo Sauce - La Costena 200gr

Chipotle in Adobo Sauce - La Costena 200gr
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Also known as Chiles Chipotles in Mexico, the chipotle chillies come in a convenient can for long-term storage and are accompanied with a delicious smoky red adobo sauce.
Chipotle chillies in Adobo sauce date back in history to a region that is now northern Mexico City, prior to the Aztec civilisation. It is conjectured that the Aztecs smoked jalapeño chillies because the thick, fleshy, chili was difficult to dry and prone to rot.
The Aztecs used the same "smoke drying" process for the chillies as they used for drying meats. This smoking allowed the chillies to be stored for a substantial period of time. Nowadays delicious plump jalapeños are picked for their taste and then slowly smoked to infuse them with that heady, smoky chipotle flavour. Finally the chiles chipotles are canned in a zesty red adobo sauce. 
Why not add a few of these chillies to your lasagne meat sauce to add a warm spicy flavour. Chipotle chillies can also be added to cream cheese to make a delicious appetiser dip for a Mexican fiesta or party. 


Water, chipotle peppers, onion, vinegar, tomato paste, iodised salt, dried chilli peppers, sugar, soya oil and spices.

Allergen information:

Contains soya oil

Dietary information: 

Suitable for vegetarians

Nutrition facts:

Nutrition facts per 100 gr.
Energy 40 Kcal
Total fat 0 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Total carbohydrates 12 g
Sugars 6 g
Protein 2 g
Salt 2.97 g


Keep in a dry, cool place. Once opened, put in an air tight container and keep refrigerated

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  • Author: Mike Roberts
    I bought six of these in order to make a big batch of albondigas for a big mexican party. The products were delivered the next day. Well packaged and I would definately buy La Costena Chipotle Chillies in Adobo Sauce from again
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