chi·pot·le | \chə-ˈpōt-lā, chē-, -ˈpȯt-, -lē \

Definition of chipotle 

: a smoked and usually dried jalapeño pepper

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Finish it off with a smoky chipotle cream or a three-cheese queso sauce. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "It's National Burrito Day! Mexican restaurants for build-your-own burritos," 5 Apr. 2018 The pineapple-chipotle sauce had a serious capsaicin spike balanced with rounded fruity flavors; its thickness would have been well-suited to biscuits and runny eggs. Mari Uyehara, Bon Appetit, "I Don’t Miss My Ex, But I Do Miss My Condiments," 8 Mar. 2018 In addition to mild, medium and spicy, wings come in chipotle, garlic Parmesan and sweet and sour flavors, all served with celery and blue cheese ($11.95 for 10 pieces; $20.95 for 20). Amy Thomas, New York Times, "36 Hours in Buffalo," 28 June 2018 To the oats, add the coconut oil, Bragg Liquid Aminos, nutritional yeast, curry powder, sesame oil, black pepper, cumin, turmeric, chipotle powder, and paprika, and stir until well blended. Sally Singer, Vogue, "Hollywood’s Favorite Detox Resort Launches a Delicious Vegetarian Cookbook," 13 June 2018 The classic steakhouse serves a spicy Border Burger with chipotle aioli, pepperjack cheese and sliced avocado. Sarah Gish, kansascity, "12 burgers for the Big 12: Try these slam-dunk whoppers near Sprint Center | The Kansas City Star," 6 Mar. 2018 Add all vegetables, chipotle, and garlic; season with salt and pepper; and sauté for 5 to 8 minutes, continuing to stir frequently. Country Living, "French-Bread Stuffing with Oysters, Bacon, and Chipotle," 28 Sep. 2010 The homemade dressing is available in wasabi, chipotle, avocado and jalapeno varieties. Vickie Snow Jurkowski, Daily Southtown, "Burgers, desserts, compassion are staples at Sizzles in Lockport," 12 July 2018 Jumbo lump crab cakes with succotash and chipotle aioli, filet mignon and wild mushroom risotto are on the menu. Lori Rackl,, "First look: Great Wolf Lodge Illinois ready to welcome guests, Chance the Rapper," 21 June 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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