Mango Chipotle Lime BBQ Sauce

Morita chiles are red, fully mature Chipotles. This gives them a unique, medium – hot smokey flavor which is popular in many Southwestern dishes. These can be added to sauces (including Mole) to add smokey flavor and maintain the red color of the sauces. These peppers are about 2-4 inches in length, 1 inch in width, and have a deep brick reddish brown color. The word Chipotle translated to smoked chile. Consider the Chipotle a 6.5 on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the hottest). Scoville heat units 7,000-25,000.

Suggested Use:
Use Morita in enchilada sauces, chili, stews, barbecue ribs, and corn bread. Their smoky quality combines well with poultry, meats and fall squash.

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1 mango, peeled cored and cubed
1 clove of garlic
1 chipotle pepper
1 lime
½ cup ketchup
1 tbsp melted butter
1 tbsp. packed brown sugar
¼ tsp. salt


Serves: 6

Put the cubed mango, garlic clove, chipotle pepper and lime juice into a food processor. Whiz it around until everything is good and minced. Add the remaining ingredients and blend until very smooth.