Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce recipes – If you’re a spicy food lover you definitely have a can of chipotle peppers lying around in your fridge and even though they are tasty on their own it may become a bit boring to eat them raw and right out of the can.
This is why we decided to share a few recipes in which you can use these tasty and spicy treats without getting bored of eating the same food over and over again.
The most important thing for these recipes to work is actually the adobo sauce because the chipotle peppers go so well with that sauce.
So the first thing we’ll give you here is a recipe for the adobo sauce and here it is:
01. Adobo Sauce Recipe
To make this adobo sauce you’ll need around 50 minutes in total because it’s important for the sauce to soak for at least half an hour before being served.
The ingredients you’ll need to make 4 servings of this sauce are:
Chipotle Peppers In Adobo Sauce Recipes
- 1 oz Dried whole guajillochiles
- 2 oz
Dried whole anchochiles
- ¼ cup
- ¼ cup
Apple cider vinegar
- 1 tbsp
- 1 tbsp
- 1 tbsp Dried oregano
- ½ tbsp
- ½ tbsp Ground cloves
- ½ tbsp Smoked paprika
- ½ tbsp Ground cinnamon
To start making this delicious recipes you’ll need to prepare the chiles by taking out the stems of them and soaking them in hot water in a bowl till they get soft which should take about 30 minutes.
Once they are soft enough, drain them from the water and remove the seeds.
Take a blender and add the chiles in it along with the rest of the ingredients for the adobo sauce and blend them till they are well pureed and look like a paste.
The nutritional values of this adobo sauce are 9.5g net Carbs, 90 Calories, 2g Fat and 4g Protein.
Once you have some adobo sauce you can start combining it with some chipotle peppers to make some excellent dishes.
Here’s a few examples of what you can make that will be both tasty and filling.
02. Recipes – Beef Steak
The first recipe is a beef steak with some chipotle pepper in adobo sauce which is absolutely amazing.
To make this recipe you’ll need the following ingredients:
- 2lb Beef Steaks
- 5 sliced Garlic cloves
- ½ chopped red Onion
- 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
- 2 cups fresh Parsley
- 1 ½ cups fresh Cilantro leaves
- ½ cup Olive oil
- ¼ cup White wine vinegar
- ¼ cup Lime juice
- 1 teaspoon grated Lime zest
- 3 teaspoons dried Oregano
- ¾ teaspoon Pepper
- 1 ¼ teaspoon Salt
To start making this chipotle peppers in adobo sauce recipes you’ll need to take a food processor and add the fresh parsley, cilantro leaves, red onion, chipotle peppers and garlic cloves and blend them till they are all nicely chopped.
Afterwards add the oil, lime zest, lime juice, salt, pepper, vinegar and oregano and then process everything together until they have all blended in well.
Transfer to a bowl and put it in the fridge to cool until it’s time to serve.
Next you’ll need to take the steaks and season them with salt and pepper.
Grill them on medium heat for about 8 minutes on each side and when they’re done, let them cool of for at least 5 minutes before slicing them open and serving them with the previously prepared mixture.
The nutritional values you get with this dish are 3g net Carbs, 336 Calories, 26g Fat and 22g Protein.
03. Recipes – Pork BBQ
This recipe is also quite easy to make and it’s very delicious, especially if you like pork meat.
It doesn’t take too long to prepare and cook and you won’t need to be a master in the kitchen in order to get this done right.
The ingredients you’ll need to make this dish are:
- 5lb Pork shoulder roast
- 1 halved and sliced Sweet onion
- 6 chopped chipotle peppers in a dobo sauce
- 2 cans Dr Pepper
- 1 cup Barbecue sauce
- 2 tablespoons Brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon Garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon Salt
- ½ teaspoon Ground pepper
To start making this Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce recipes you’ll need to prepare your oven by preheating it to 325F.
Afterwards you need to season the pork roast with garlic powder, salt and pepper and rub it with the chipotle peppers.
Put it in the oven and place the sweet onion on top along with some brown sugar.
Use the Dr Pepper cans by pouring the liquid around the roast, cover everything and bake it till the meat is tender which should take about 4 hours.
Take the roast out of the oven and cool it a little bit.
Afterwards remove the liquids from the pan while setting the onion aside and skim the fat from all the liquids.
Use 2 forks to shred the pork and return the liquids in the pan along with the onion.
Put the pan back in the Dutch oven and while stirring add the barbecue sauce.
Heat everything up over medium heat and stir often until it’s done.
The nutritional values per serving you get with this dish are 14g net Carbs, 372 Calories, 20g Fat and 33g Protein.
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04. Recipes – Jam
The final recipe we have for you in this post is actually a recipe for a very tasty jam you can make out of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce.
You need just a few ingredients and you’re ready to start making yourself some jam you can later spread on a piece of bread and enjoy.
To make this delicious jam you’ll need the following ingredients:
- 1 ½ lb hulled Strawberries
- 3 chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
- 1 package powdered Fruit pectin
- 2 teaspoon grated Lemon zest
- 3 tablespoons Lemon juice
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 3 cups Sugar
To begin making this recipe you’ll need a food processor in which you’ll put half of the strawberries and puree them well.
The remaining strawberries needs to be chopped before adding them to a saucepan along with the lemon zest, lemon juice, peppers and salt.
Add the pectin while stirring and bring the whole mixture to a boil over high heat while stirring without stopping.
Add the sugar, stir and boil again.
Take it off the heat and remove the foam. Place the mixture in a five jars leaving about a quarter of the jar empty.
Get rid of the air bubbles and seal the jars well before placing them in a simmering water making sure they are fully underwater.
Bring the water to a boil and afterwards process for 10 minutes before transferring the jam out of the jars to cool off.
The nutritional values you get with this dish per 2 tablespoons are 17g net Carbs, 65 Calories, 0g Fat and 0g Protein.
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