Adjective "Chipotle" definition and examples

(Chipotle may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/tʃɪˈpəʊtleɪ/

Definitions and examples

noun

A smoked hot chilli pepper used in Mexican cooking.
  1. 'For instance, dips may contain chiles other than the familiar jalapeno, such as the chipotle (a smoked jalapeno) or habenero type, or roasted vegetables such as onion, garlic or tomato.'
  2. 'In a blender, combine 2 tablespoons of the canned chipotles ' sauce, 1 cup catsup, and 1 chipotle chili; whirl smooth.'
  3. 'Add sour cream flavored to taste with more of the canned chipotle chili, minced or mashed.'
  4. 'The oysters came with a chipotle rémoulade that sounded exciting but tasted like wan, pink mayonnaise.'
  5. 'Strips of steak sautéed with onions, peppers and corn enjoy their smoky-sweet chipotle sauce that burns and lingers.'
  6. 'Add the celery, apple cider, veal stock, tomatoes, and chipotle peppers.'
  7. 'The current offering includes cocktail onions and regular olives as well as ones stuffed with blue cheese, chipotle peppers, anchovies and calamari.'
  8. 'Season with salt, pepper and additional chipotles, if desired.'
  9. 'Purée anchos in a blender along with tomatoes (including juice), chipotles in adobo, cilantro, remaining 2 whole garlic cloves, and remaining 1/2 tablespoon salt until smooth.'
  10. 'Top each with shredded lettuce, avocado, cucumber, tomato and cilantro leaves, then add a grilled scallion and a dollop of the chipotle sour cream.'

More definitions

noun, plural chipotles[chi-poht-leyz; Spanish chee-pawt-les]/tʃɪˈpoʊt leɪz; Spanish tʃiˈpɔt lɛs/(Show IPA). Mexican Cookery.

1. a pungent red pepper, often pickled and eaten as an appetizer or added to meat stews, sauces, etc.

Origin

(chipotle)Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl.