Know How to Make Chipotle Seasoning for a Zesty Smoky Taste

How to Make Chipotle Seasoning?
Chipotle seasoning is a pure blend of Chipotle chilies, often used in Mexican and Mexican-inspired cuisines. If zesty smoky taste is what you want for your meal, this seasoning is meant for you.
Chipotles
Chipotles are ripe, dried and smoked jalapeños. Chipotle is derived from two Aztec words from the Nahuatl language. Chill meaning hot pepper and another potle meaning smoked, together meaning smoked chili.
The chili pepper falls in the mid range of heat, and are produced by smoking and drying jalapeño peppers. They have a complex nutty, earthy, and smoky flavor.

It is a versatile seasoning, which is often used in sauces, stews, ribs, chicken and Tex-Mex dishes.
You can easily find them in general stores close to your home, but the best tweaks can only be made at home. For those of you who like to make their own spices, following are some combinations to make a homemade chipotle seasoning. Before you begin, do not forget to wear a mask to protect yourself from the pepper vapors.
Homemade Chipotle Seasoning Recipes
Chipotle Seasoning
Chipotle Seasoning
Ingredients:
  1. Dried chipotle chili, whole, 1
  2. Chili powder, 3 tbsp.
  3. Cumin seed, 2 tbsp.
  4. Dried mexican oregano, 2 tsp.
  5. Granulated garlic, 2 tsp.
  6. Granulated onion, 2 tsp.
  7. Smoked salt, 1 tsp.
  8. Airtight container
  9. Blender/coffee grinder
Procedure:
  • Combine all the ingredients in a blender/mortar/coffee grinder.
  • Blend them together till all the ingredients are mixed well and finely powdered.
  • Transfer the powdered spice into an airtight container.
Chipotle Seasoning With Oregano, Basil and Cilantro
Chipotle Seasoning With Oregano, Basil and Cilantro
Ingredients:
  1. Chipotle pepper, crushed, 1 tbsp.
  2. Chili powder, 1/3 cup
  3. Cumin, 2 tbsp.
  4. Dried cilantro, 2 tbsp.
  5. Dried sweet basil leaves, 2 tbsp.
  6. Dried thyme leaves, 1 tbsp.
  7. Garlic powder, 1 tbsp.
  8. Mexican oregano, leaves, 2 tbsp.
  9. Airtight container
  10. Blender
Procedure:
  • Put all the ingredients into the blender.
  • Blitz till all the ingredients are finely powdered.
  • Spoon them into the airtight container.
Chipotle Seasoning With Black Pepper
Chipotle Seasoning With Black Pepper
Ingredients:
  1. Ground chipotle chili, 1 tbsp.
  2. Black pepper, 1 tsp.
  3. Cayenne pepper, ½ tsp.
  4. Cumin, 1 tsp.
  5. Garlic powder, 1 tbsp.
  6. Ground coriander, 1 tbsp.
  7. Mexican Oregano, 1 tsp.
  8. Onion powder, 1 tbsp.
  9. Smoked paprika/paprika, 2 tbsp.
  10. Salt, ½ tsp.
Procedure:
  • One by one combine all the ingredients in the blender.
  • Pulse till all the ingredients are powdered.
  • Store the powdered chipotle powder in an air tight container.
Chipotle Seasoning With Brown Sugar and Mustard
Chipotle Seasoning With Brown Sugar and Mustard
Ingredients:
  1. Dried chipotle pepper, 2 tbsp. ground
  2. Brown sugar, 2 tbsp.
  3. Dry mustard powder, 1 tbsp.
  4. Ground cumin, 1 tbsp.
  5. Paprika, 1 tbsp.
  6. Salt, 1 tbsp.
  7. Large bowl, 1
  8. Spoon
Procedure:
  • Combine all the ingredients in the large bowl.
  • Mix all the ingredients well.
Chipotle Seasoning Spice Rub
Chipotle Seasoning Spice Rub
Ingredients:
  1. Chipotle chili powder, 1 tbsp.
  2. Black pepper, 2 tbsp.
  3. Brown sugar, packed, 1/2 cup
  4. Celery salt, 2 tbsp.
  5. Chili pepper, 1/2 cup
  6. Coarse salt, 1/2 cup
  7. Garlic salt, 2 tbsp.
  8. Mustard powder, 2 tbsp.
  9. Onion salt, 2 tbsp.
Procedure:
  • Combine all the ingredients well.
  • Use a blender to powder all the ingredients.
  • Store away in an airtight container.