Chipotle peppers are a smoked red jalapeno peppers in spices, vinegar, tomato sauce and ancho chiles. A chipotle chile is a red jalapeno chile, ripened, dried, and smoked through a special process. Derived from the aztec word meaning smoke, jalapenos are placed over huge pits and smoke is blown through tunnels running underground. Chipotle characteristics a unique warm heat and Smokey flavor, chipotles are packed in a red adobo sauce made from a lightly seasoned tomato broth. Embasa chipotles are completely shielded from all the elements during processing to produce an exceptional product. Medium thick flesh, with a subtle deep rounded heat, they are excellent in sauces, soups, and as a seasoning for meats and stews.