Canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce have a spicy, smoky flavor that cuts the sweetness of bottled ketchup. The heat of the chiles will vary from can to can, so taste yours before adding them to the ketchup, using more or less according to their spiciness and your taste.
Total Timeunder 30 minutes
Make Ahead RecipeYes
Dietary Considerationegg-free, gluten-free, halal, kosher, peanut free, soy free, tree nut free, vegetarian
Five Ingredients or LessYes
Taste and Texturesmoky
Type of DishCondiments
- ¼ cup ketchup
- ½ teaspoon finely chopped canned chipotle chiles in adobo, plus 1 teaspoon of the sauce
- ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
Combine all the ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook, stirring often, until the sauce thickens, 2 to 4 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool to room temperature. This will keep, tightly covered, in the refrigerator up to 1 week.
2008 Daniel Leader and Lauren Chattman