Frontera, Chipotle Hot Sauce, 5 oz (147 ml) (Discontinued Item)
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- All Natural
- From the Kitchen of Chef Rick Bayless
This is the hot sauce that's available practically everywhere in Veracruz. Sweet, smoky chipotle chiles are the star in this big, bold-spirited hot sauce that straddles the fine line between coyly sweet and mischievously spicy.
Chef Rick Bayless, Celebrated, Author & Host of Frontera of Public Television's Mexico- One Plate At A Time.
Refrigerate after opening.
Baste it on anything grilled or stir it into beans, soups or seafood cocktails, and you'll be transported. Or, use it as a spread for grilled burgers, or as a dunk for French fries - really!
Filtered water, fresh tomatillos, cider vinegar, brown sugar, chipotle chiles, fresh garlic, onions, dried red chiles, salt, herbs and spices. No gluten ingredient used.
|Serving Size: About 1 Tsp (5 ml)|
|Servings Per Container: About 30|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat||0 g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrate||1 g||0%|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
The word "hot sauce" is very misleading. There was nothing "hot" about it. I wouldn't even place it in the "mild" category. So this is definitely not to be used as "hot sauce" in the Tapatio or Tabasco sense. This sauce may actually be better as a marinade or a rub, but definitely not something. Also the mix of ingredients give a convoluted taste--mostly sweet, smoky, a little bitter-- but not really chipotle; it's more a mouthful of different tastes that just don't seem to go well together in my opinion. I'm going to have to give it two stars because it's not terrible, but it is also not up to average standards.
For those of us with condimentia (the diagnosis used for those of us who cherish FLAVOR and SKILLFUL preparation in our condiments), this is definitely one for your collection. Chef Bayless has created something unique here. This is not your typical run-of-the-mill scorch-your-mouth pepper and vinegar concoction. IT HAS BIG FLAVOR. It respects the traditions of Veracruz. Smoky, sweet, rich, complex....wonderful!!!
Posted by 5262870505950567092 on Feb 09, 2014
Excellent flavour, hot - but not too hot. Use it on sandwich and almost all kind of mexican food.
perfect for hot sauce
Posted by 5474806888314246207 on Jan 20, 2014
we used this to make chipotle mayo.. yum
Posted by 5559858440836795766 on Nov 25, 2013
Very tasty, good flavour, will reorder for sure
Posted by 4816798950919983624 on Jul 20, 2013
Good as ****! I have never tried chipotle before, so I don't have anything to compare it to... But - that little bottle of sauce ain't gonna be in my pantry long to say the least. :)