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Chipotle chile

Other names: chipotle meco (brown)

Chipotles chilies [chee-POT-tleh] peppers are smoked jalapeno chili peppers and are also known as chili ahumado. These chilies are usually a dull tan to coffee color and measure approximately 2 to 4 inches in length and about an inch wide. As much as one fifth of the Mexican jalapeno crop is processed into chipotles.
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Substitute for chipotle chile

Chipotle morita, Pasilla de Oaxaca, equal qantities of chipotle in adobo sauce plus 1 teaspoon sauce per chile

Equivalents

2 rehydrated   =   2 chipotles in adobo + 2 teaspoons sauce
1/2 to 1 teaspoon powder = 1 whole dried reconstituted
5 dried rehydrated chipotles = 2 teaspoons powder or 2 chipotles in adobo.

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