Morita Pepper – Chile Morita
Lupitas Brand Morita Pepper is a dried smoked with a shiny skin. Dark red in color, the morita pepper is the same pepper as the chipotle pepper. The only difference is that morita is smoked for less time than the chipotle pepper giving morita pepper softer consistency and fruity flavor. It is hot–sweet pepper used in hot sauces and to marinate meat, chicken and pork.
Morita chilies are smoked, red-ripe jalapeno peppers. In fact, morita peppers are one of two types of chipotle peppers, often referred to as chipotle morita chile. The other type is the chipotle meco, which is more tan or gray in color. The main difference is that morita peppers are smoked for less time , which leaves them softer and retains their slightly fruity flavor. They are very richly flavored.
|NET WT (oz) - (gr)||
4 Oz – 113gr