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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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.
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.
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
Turkey Enchiladas has to be one of the best ways to make use of any holiday leftovers! Crisp up those remains, and make them into a delicious, melty, hot and oozing dish for your family.... See full recipe
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
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Recipes with Chipotle Paste
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 frequently 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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