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Chipotles in Homemade Adobo

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The chipotle peppers marinated are delicious and are a very popular preparation in Mexico, which is used to accompany cakes, sandwiches, quesadillas and other dishes. Prepare your own homemade chipotles with this rich and easy recipe made by cooking in water with piloncillo, submerged in a spicy marinade. You'll love it!
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10 portions
  • 12 cups Water, 3 liters
  • 1/4 cups piloncillo
  • 30 chipotle chilies, without the stem
  • 1 tomtato, for the marinade
  • 4 cloves garlic, for the marinade
  • 1/4 onions, for the marinade
  • 1 tablespoon oregano, for the marinade
  • 1 leave bay (laurel), for the marinade
  • 1 teaspoon cumin, whole for the marinade
  • 1 teaspoon whole clove, for the marinade
  • 1 teaspoon allspices, whole for the marinade
  • 1 teaspoon marjoram, for the marinade
  • 1/4 cups white vinegar, for the marinade
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 cup onion, filleted


Heat a pot over medium heat with the water and the piloncillo until it dissolves, cook the chilies until they hydrate completely, about 40 minutes. Strain and reserve 5 chilies with a little cooking water for the marinade, the other chilies reserve them separately.
Heat a comal over high heat, roast the tomato, garlic, onion, oregano, bay leaf, cumin, cloves and fat pepper until they release the aroma, taking care not to burn them.
For the adobo, liquefy the chiles and the water that you reserved previously, add the ingredients that you roasted, the marjoram, the white vinegar, salt to your liking.
Heat a pot over medium heat with the oil, fry the onion until it is transparent, add the marinade, cook 5 minutes and add the whole chipotle chiles, cook for 10 minutes, reserve the preparation in a glass jar and chill, serve your chiles in the dish that you like. Enjoy


Serve chiles in a glass jar.


Roast the garlic with the skin so that they cook evenly, do not burn and do not make the preparation turn bitter.

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Ratings (5)
herminia dorado
10/07/2019 20:50:56
Wuawww muy buena receta gracias
Ani Mtz
29/06/2019 01:17:54
Cuanto tiempo puedo almacenarlos ?? Es mejor si los guardo en el refrigerador o los mantengo a temperatura ambiente ??
Jovanna Avilez
17/05/2019 19:18:34
Excelente !! gracias por compartir 🙏😊
Yumeco Castellanos
17/04/2019 17:42:47
Muy ricos
Angelica Cruz
17/04/2019 11:52:41
Fácil de preparar

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