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22 September 2013

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Morita chilies are smoked, red-ripe jalapeno peppers, much like the chipotle pepper. The main difference is that Moritas are smoked for less time, which leaves them softer and retains their slightly fruity flavor. They are very richly flavored.

Learn more about the chipotle chili pepper here.

The flavor is a mixture of fruity and slight acidity, with just a touch of smoke. Fairly mild.

You can find them typically in Latin markets.

What is a Morita Chili?

Morita chilies are smoked, red-ripe jalapeno peppers, much like the chipotle pepper. The main difference is that Moritas are smoked for less time, which leaves them softer and retains their slightly fruity flavor. They are very richly flavored.

Cooking with Morita Chili Peppers

Dried Morita chili peppers can be used as you would cook with the chipotle pepper. They are great for rehydrating and making sauces or flavoring simmering soups and stews.

1 comments

  1. Josiah Gagosian

    Moritas are one of two types of chipotle, the other being mecos. Moritas are absolutely chipotles. They’re the ones used most often in commercial chipotles en adobo.

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