chi·​pot·​le | \ chə-ˈpōt-lā How to pronounce chipotle (audio) , chē-, -ˈpȯt-, -lē\

Definition of chipotle

: a smoked and usually dried jalapeño pepper

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The Resorts facility will offer not just hot dogs and chicken wings, but short rib empanadas, chipotle quesadillas, and jalapeno cheddar fries. Wayne Parry, The Seattle Times, "DraftKings, Resorts fire latest shot in sport book arms race," 14 Nov. 2018 Still, the moist fish revealed a perky taste from being seasoned with chipotle and lime. Tim Smith,, "Mt. Washington Tavern maintains its appeal with vibrant food, lively spaces," 14 June 2018 Foodgod’s recipe starts with the wings being soaked in coconut butter, gold butter, chipotle and honey batter for 24 hours. Natalie Dreier, ajc, "Gold hot wings offered at NYC eatery," 7 May 2018 Combine tomato sauce, chipotle, adobo sauce, cumin, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a 5-to-6-quart slow cooker. Anna Helm Baxter, Country Living, "Smoky Slow Cooker Beef Tacos," 30 Oct. 2018 French Meadow Bakery & Cafe—serves up chipotle goat cheese quesadillas and bison short ribs along with scones and mini cheesecakes. Barbara Peterson, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Airports in the U.S.: 2018 Readers' Choice Awards," 9 Oct. 2018 There's offerings like the Mexico City, with a beef hot dog, guacamole, chipotle crema, double smoked bacon, queso fresco and tortilla strips. Carol Motsinger,, "Where are the country's best hot dogs? Some are in Cincinnati, says Travel Channel," 21 June 2018 Warm chunks of lobster are layered over a traditional nacho plate of tortilla chips, chipotle crema, melted aged cheddar and Oaxacan cheeses, black beans and salsa. Pam Kragen,, "15 must-try foods at Disneyland and Disney California parks this summer," 13 June 2018 Consider options such as braised beef with queso fresco and pico ($6.75); crispy fish or shrimp with cabbage slaw, pico, chipotle crema and cheese ($7.50); or grilled vegetable and hummus ($5.50). Georgann Yara, azcentral, "It's National Burrito Day! Mexican restaurants for build-your-own burritos," 5 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of chipotle

1922, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chipotle

Mexican Spanish chipotle, chilpotle, from Nahuatl *chīlpōctli, from chīlli chili pepper + pōctli smoke, something smoked

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