Pickled Chipotle Chiles Recipe

In the regions of Puebla and Tlaxcala, smoky chipotle chiles are frequently pickled and used to season sauces, stews, and soups.


Pickled Chipotle Chiles Recipe

How To Make Pickled Chipotle Chiles

A wonderful way to preserve chiles and elevate its flavor to another level! This recipe is so simple and easy to make that there's really no reason not to store a bunch of these in your cupboard.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 45 mins


  • 4 oz chipotle chiles
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 ½ cups cider vinegar
  • ¾ cup piloncillo, Mexican raw sugar or dark brown sugar
  • 8 whole allspice berries
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 small carrot, peeled and thinly sliced
  • ¼ white onion, medium, sliced


  1. Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan.

  2. Meanwhile, rinse the chilies.
  3. Remove the stems and seeds, if desired.
  4. When the water boils, put the chilies in the boiling water.
  5. Add the vinegar, sugar, allspice, cloves, and salt.
  6. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low, cover and simmer 30 minutes.
  7. Add the carrot and onion.
  8. Cook until the vegetables are tender, 6 to 8 minutes.
  9. Cool. Transfer to a jar with a lid and store in the refrigerator.


  • Sugar: 26g
  • :
  • Calcium: 19mg
  • Calories: 142kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 31g
  • Fat: 1g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 68mg
  • Protein: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 603mg
  • Vitamin A: 1044IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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