Gran Luchito’s Chipotle Paste is handmade in Mexico City from a secret blend of Chipotle and rare Mexican chillies, and it brings knockout flavour to any Mexican dish you add it to. One of the most frequently asked questions we get is ‘how do I use Chipotle Paste?’ Here you will find lots of recipe inspiration for that mighty yellow jar of Chipotle Paste.

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Recipes with
Chipotle Paste

A little dollop of Gran Luchito Chipotle Paste brings sensationally smoky flavour to your cooking. Here you will find our most popular recipes using our Chipotle Paste from tender, slow cooked pulled pork, the most delicious Huevos Rancheros and our Easy Chilli Con Carne.

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Gran Luchito's Chipotle Paste for Knockout Flavour

Gran Luchito’s authentic Chipotle Paste is the secret ingredient for making sensationally smoky Mexican dishes at home.

Try wrapping up delicious Chicken Fajitas marinated in our Chipotle Paste with some lovely and soft Gran Luchito Soft Taco Wraps

Gran Luchito Cantina Beans are a great pantry staple to have on hand, whizz some up with a dollop of Chipotle Paste for delicious Frijoles or add to Chilli Con Carne.

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Recipes with
Chipotle Paste

Whether you are looking to make the most delicious authentic tacos, saucy enchiladas, epic chilli con carne or sizzling fajitas,  a spoonful of Gran Luchito Chipotle Paste will make your Mexican dishes taste amazing. Here are our Mexican recipes using our Chipotle Paste with recipes with deliciously smoky chipotle sauces, marinades and more. Go ahead and give one a try! Before you know it you will be adding Chipotle Paste to just about everything you make. 

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Easy Chilli Con Carne Recipe

The smoky flavour from our chipotle paste makes this one of the very best Chilli Con Carne recipes and our version is quick and easy enough to make for a quick midweek meal.... See full recipe

Birria Tacos

Birria Tacos

Seriously indulgent tacos with slowly stewed beef and cheese..What’s not to love about beef tacos dipped into “Consomé” or meat juices? You'll want these again and again.... See full recipe

Frijoles

Frijoles Recipe

Our recipe for authentic refried black beans with chipotle, perfect as a Mexican side, a delicious layer in a burrito, wrapped up in warm tortillas or as a dip.... See full recipe

Huevos Rancheros

Fried eggs in a warm red sauce with chorizo. There is something so delicious about cutting into the eggs and the runny yolk mixing with the delicious warm cooked sauce.... See full recipe

Vegan Tacos

Vegan Tacos

The cauliflower is rubbed in Chipotle Paste before being roasted. Serve with some refried beans and guacamole for some truly epic Vegan Tacos! ... See full recipe

Carnitas Recipe

Carnitas

Authentic, caramelised pork cooked low and slow and then crisped up - yum! The carnitas are then served over warm tortillas with finely chopped raw onion, coriander and salsa.... See full recipe

Tamales, Mexican street food

Tamales

Here is our special hot tamales recipe where we use our Chipotle Paste to cook the beef and make it into delicious and succulent meat, ready to go into the traditional tamales.... See full recipe

Halloumi Tacos

Halloumi Tacos

Both vegetarians and meat-eaters will love these seasoned and pan-fried Halloumi Tacos. Delicious and bursting with flavour! Top with our Chipotle Crema for added pizzazz.... See full recipe

Vegan Fajitas

Vegan Fajitas

Be creative with leftover veg in Vegan Fajitas with chipotle refried beans! We use tenderstem broccoli, spring onions, green beans, yellow peppers, cherry tomatoes and coriander in ours!... See full recipe

Chicken Burrito

Chicken Burrito

A delicious burrito with tender slow-cooked chipotle chicken, all wrapped up with homemade Guacamole, a freshly made Pico De Gallo, and steamed rice - delicious!... See full recipe

Crunchy Beef Tacos

Crunchy Beef Tacos

Tender, succulent and delicious slow cooked beef short rib severed in a crunchy hard shell taco with some Mexican coleslaw spooned on top. Heaven in a taco?... See full recipe

finished dish of chicken nachos

Chicken Nachos

The perfect movie night in nacho! Delicious nachos layered with flavourful chipotle chicken thighs, Refried Beans, cheese and a salsa that packs a punch.... See full recipe

Pozole Soup

Pozole Soup

This authentic Pozole Soup recipe is cooked slow 'n low with Chipotle Paste for a rich, spicy brothy soup with lots of veggies - perfect for a cold night.... See full recipe

Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Stuffed Poblano Peppers

“Chiles rellenos” are stuffed poblano peppers, covered in a light batter made of egg whites whisked until stiff, then shallow fried and served with a homemade tomato sauce.... See full recipe

Salmon Tacos

Salmon Tacos

Looking for an easy and fresh summer taco recipe? These pan fried, blackened Salmon Tacos are loaded with freshness. The best quality ingredients makes the best tacos!... See full recipe

Chorizo Nachos

Chorizo Nachos

Chorizo makes for a bold, flavourful and indulgent nacho topping in this recipe! Easy to make, flavourful and loaded with toppings, guaranteed to satisfy nacho cravings.... See full recipe

Chipotle Butter

Chipotle Butter

The irresistible, smoky butter you will want to slather on everything! Butter is mixed with a dollop of smoky Chipotle Paste. We love putting it on grilled steak.... See full recipe

Mexican Chipotle Rice

Mexican Rice With Chipotle

Authentic, restaurant style Mexican rice is easier than you think to make at home and goes with just about any Mexican meal, ours has a delicious dollop of Chipotle... See full recipe

Mexican Roast Chicken

Mexican Roast Chicken Recipe

A roast chicken bursting with Mexican flavours. Chipotle Paste and butter are rubbed all over the bird, lime and coriander to finish - it's been called best Sunday roast ever!... See full recipe

Chipotle Crema

Chipotle Crema

Our spicy Chipotle Crema can be drizzled over absolutely everything! Just make a big batch and keep it in the fridge to use throughout the week.... See full recipe

Chilli Con Carne Burrito

Chilli Con Carne Burrito

Delicious chilli con carne made with a dollop of smoky Chipotle Paste that brings all the flavours together then gets wrapped up into a hearty and meaty burrito... See full recipe

Chilaquiles, Mexican Breakfast

Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles mainly consist of Tortilla Chips smothered in a green or red sauce, served here with fried eggs, melted cheese on top and a drizzle of crema.... See full recipe

Vegan Burrito

Vegan Burrito

Our Vegan Burrito with roasted chipotle potatoes, black Cantina Beans and magical Chipotle Paste results in a delicious and substantial filling to stuff your burritos with.... See full recipe

Vegan Chorizo

Vegan Chorizo

Our Vegan Chorizo combines smoked tofu, sautéed mushrooms, and our Chipotle Paste to get that smoky and spicy chorizo taste and colour. Who said vegans can't enjoy the same treat!... See full recipe

Loaded Nachos

Loaded Nachos

Our perfect Loaded Nachos contain chipotle beef mince, fresh pico de gallo and our special homemade chipotle nacho cheese sauce which make this recipe taste amazing.... See full recipe

Mexican Steak, Recipes with Chipotle Paste

Mexican Steak

Make your Mexican Steak taste even better by marinating it with a dollop of our Chipotle Paste for a smoky depth of flavour that is truly irresistible.... See full recipe

Cowboy Beans

Cowboy Beans

Mexican Cowboy Beans, or "Frijoles Charros", are an epic Mexican side dish with black beans, smoky chipotle, bacon, chorizo and onion - delicious!... See full recipe

Beef Tacos, Taco Recipes

Beef Tacos

Beef Tacos are a great introduction to making tacos at home. They're easy to make, a crowd pleaser, and a perfect way to use the packet of mince on your weekly shop! ... See full recipe

Pulled Pork Chimichanga

This pulled pork chimichanga recipe is basically a crispy deep-fried burrito with pulled pork and it tastes as good as it sounds! Serve with homemade guacamole.... See full recipe

Pulled Pork Nachos

Pulled Pork Nachos

Transform leftover pulled pork into an epic snack with this nacho recipe. Chipotle Paste gives the pulled pork a smoky kick and lots of toppings add even more flavour.... See full recipe

Chicken Traybake

Chicken Traybake

An easy chicken traybake is the perfect answer to feed your family. What’s not to love about an easy chicken traybake with delicious chicken juices and vegetables?... See full recipe

Chilli Stuffed Peppers

Chilli Stuffed Peppers

Chilli Stuffed Peppers are a delicious and different way to enjoy chilli con carne. The sweet flavour of the roasted peppers is an excellent accompaniment to hearty chilli.... See full recipe

Beef Burrito

Beef Burrito

Tender, slow-cooked beef brisket and chuck steak make a delicious burrito filling. We then add crisp lettuce, spring onions, grated cheese, sour cream and Tomatillo Salsa. ... See full recipe

Mexican Pulled Chicken

Mexican Pulled Chicken

Chicken thighs simmered with Chipotle Paste, orange juice, apple cider vinegar and stock turns regular chicken into the tastiest Mexican pulled chicken.... See full recipe

Lamb Barbacoa Tacos - regional guide to tacos

Lamb Barbacoa Tacos

Authentic and tender lamb barbacoa is delicious tucked into tacos. We've coated the lamb with our Chipotle Honey glaze as this turns the lamb a rich and glorious brown.... See full recipe

Vegan Chilli Con Carne finished dish

Vegan Chilli

This vegan chilli con carne is perfect for a healthy, meat-free meal made extra delicious by roasting the veggies with Chipotle Paste to flavour perfection... See full recipe

Breakfast Chilli

Breakfast Chilli

Start your day with a flavour bomb of leftover chilli con carne with a perfectly fried egg with guacamole and tomatoes all wrapped up in Soft Taco Wraps - delicious!... See full recipe

Mexican Roast Potatoes

Mexican Roast Potatoes

Whether you're adventurous with flavour or looking to mix things up, this recipe makes roast potatoes that are crispy outside, fluffy inside and deliciously smoky... See full recipe

Mexican Chicken Soup

Mexican Chicken Soup

There's nothing more comforting than a bowl of hearty warm soup during a cold winter's day. Well this is exactly what we had in mind when we created this recipe.... See full recipe

Mexican Chicken Stew

Mexican Chicken Stew

Throw everything in a pot with our smoky Chipotle Paste, cook slow ‘n’ low until the meat falls apart and flavours blend together to make something really special.... See full recipe

Mexican Bean Salad

Mexican Bean Salad

Our Mexican Bean Salad is packed full of fresh, crunchy veggies and black beans with the most delicious chipotle dressing, a perfect side dish for your next BBQ!... See full recipe

Vegan Mexican Stew finished dish

Vegan Mexican Stew

There is nothing more comforting than a big bowl of hearty stew on a winter's day. Our recipe is plant based and has loads of flavour veg without the meat.... See full recipe

Pulled Pork Burrito Bowl

Pulled Pork Burrito Bowl

Everything you love about burritos with no limits! Tender pulled pork, veggies, guacamole, rice and Cantina Beans served with Soft Taco Wraps for wrapping up the goodness!... See full recipe

Chilli Beef Nachos

Chilli Beef Nachos

Chilli beef nachos layered with flavourful, meaty and saucy chilli con carne are the ultimate party food or snack - perfect for sharing with your carnivore mates!... See full recipe

Mexican Meatballs

Mexican Meatballs

Mexican Meatballs or “Albondigas” in Spanish, are known for being a very homely dish in Mexico, meant to bring comfort and a lovely everyday meal for your family.... See full recipe

Baja Fish Tacos

Baja Fish Tacos

Crispy, chipotle and beer battered fish with crunchy veg, fresh lime and chilli mayo - a Mexican beach holiday in a taco! A delicious combination of flavours and textures.... See full recipe

Chicken Enchiladas finished dish

Chicken Enchiladas

We love hosting a Mexican food night at home and this chicken enchiladas recipe always goes down a treat with our friends. It's definitely the most popular enchilada recipe! ... See full recipe

Spicy Jackfruit Burrito

Spicy Jackfruit Burrito

Our Spicy Jackfruit Burrito recipe features spicy pulled jackfruit cooked in a delicious chipotle adobo for a flavourful vegetarian filling resembling pulled pork.... See full recipe

finished dish Prawn and Chorizo Risotto

Prawn and Chorizo Risotto

Our Prawn and Chorizo Risotto is definitely a winner with the classic combination of prawns and chorizo, these flavours pair so well with our smoky Chipotle Paste and make for an irresistible dish.... See full recipe

Mexican Shepherds Pie, Mexican fusion recipes

Mexican Shepherd’s Pie

This Mexican Shepherds pie recipe was one of the first recipes that we made using our chipotle paste and over 200 recipes later, it's honestly still one of our favs.... See full recipe

Prawn Fajitas

Prawn Fajitas

With a touch of tequila, lime, and our signature smoky Chipotle Paste, these prawns fajitas are seriously fun food that are guaranteed to put a smile on everyones face.... See full recipe

Korean Tacos

Korean Beef Tacos

Korean-Mexican fusion cuisine is a delicious flavour combination in these tacos. Marinate steak in ginger, fish sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil and of course Chipotle Paste! ... See full recipe

Halloumi Fajitas

Halloumi Fajitas

Strips of pan-fried Halloumi are served with onions, peppers and olive oil having been infused with a mixture of our Chipotle Paste and Chipotle Fajita & Taco Mix.... See full recipe

Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef

Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef

Our Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef recipe is yet another reason to love the slow cooker! It cooks beef to perfection, full of flavour and so tender it falls apart.... See full recipe

Ultimate Chilli Con Carne

Ultimate Chilli Con Carne

We take this chilli con carne recipe up a notch with melt-in-your-mouth chunks of slow-smoked chuck steak flavoured with our smoky Chipotle Paste, truly the ultimate chilli.... See full recipe

Mexican Fish Stew

Mexican Fish Stew

This is a real treat of a dish made with delicious fish, shellfish, chorizo in a spicy chipotle tomato broth with a glug of wine, perfect for entertaining!... See full recipe

Vegan Pulled Pork & Slaw

Vegan Pulled Pork & Slaw

Jackfruit makes a delicious vegan "pulled pork" and is well worth a try. A dollop of our Gran Luchito Chipotle Paste brings a deliciously smoky flavour to the dish.... See full recipe

Mexican Fish Pie

Mexican Fish Pie

When we first travelled to Mexico we were really surprised by the abundance of fish in the markets and on the menus. So we created this Mexican Fish Pie recipe. ... See full recipe

Meatball Mac and Cheese

Meatball Mac and Cheese

Chances are you’re never likely to get bored of either macaroni cheese or meatballs, but if that were to happen, here’s a tasty way to combine them for an amazing dinner-time treat.... See full recipe

Chicken Mole

Chicken Mole

Mole is one of the most important dishes in Mexican gastronomy. Here is our traditional mole recipe, prepared in a simple way so that everyone can prepare it at home.... See full recipe

Stuffed Jalapenos

Stuffed Jalapenos

Leftover pulled pork gets mixed together with Gran Luchito Chipotle Paste, cheddar cheese, cream cheese, chives, salt & pepper and stuffed into a jalapeño - yummy finger food!... See full recipe

Mexican Baked Beans

Mexican Baked Beans

If you love beans on toast you simply need to give this delicious Mexican baked beans recipe a go. Garlic, onion, bacon & Gran Luchito Chipotle Paste make this version taste incredible.... See full recipe

Mexican Scotch Egg

Mexican Scotch Egg

Mexican Scotch Eggs made with sausage meat that has been mixed with Gran Luchito chipotle paste, bacon, spring onions, coriander, and lime are mega tasty and good fun to make.... See full recipe

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Recipes with Chipotle Paste
FAQs

One of our most frequently asked questions is “how do I use Chipotle Paste?” which hopefully you have lots of answers for after reading our page. Just in case you have more questions, we’ve included our most frequentl asked questions about Chipotle Paste below.  If you want to learn more about cooking with Chipotle Paste be sure to check out the Gran Luchito Youtube Channel for more recipe inspiration and how to’s.

How much Chipotle Paste should I add to my dish?

This will depend on your tolerance for spice and heat as well as the other flavours and ingredients in the dish. For chilli con carne, we generally suggest adding 3 teaspoons of Chipotle Paste, fajitas for 2 we suggest 2 teaspoons of Chipotle Paste and a lrge pork shoulder cooked in the slow cooker we recommend adding 1 tablespoon. If you prefer your food milder then halve the amount recommended in the recipe to add smokiness but not too much spice.

What flavour is Chipotle Paste?

Gran Luchito Chipotle Paste is made from a blend of smoke, dried chipotle chillies and rare Mexican chillies. The taste begins with smokiness from the chillies then sweetness from the caramelised onion and finally the heat kicks in. It's perfect for when you want to add a smoky depth of flavour to your Mexican dishes.

What is the best recipe to use Chipotle Paste in?

Chipotle Paste is a really versatile ingredient that works well in so many dishes, but Chilli Con Carne is our favourite Mexican dish for Chipotle Paste. It adds such a delicious smoky depth of flavour.

Where can I buy Chipotle Paste

Our Chipotle paste is found in the Mexican section of Supermarkets across the UK, Ireland Middle East and Australia including Sainsbury's, Tesco, Waitrose, Woolworths, Spinneys, IGA, Dunnes and Ocado.
You can also find our Chipotle Paste on Amazon in the UK and USA.

What is an alternative to chipotle paste

If you don't have Chipotle Paste in your kitchen cupboard then you could try using Chipotle flakes or powder in the recipes.

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