Combine all ingredients, except for cilantro in a food processor or blender and process until well combined.
Scrape the sides of the food processor/blender with a spatula and add the optional cilantro.
Using the pulse function, process the mixture until the cilantro is chopped and incorporated into the sauce.
Store in the fridge in an air-tight container for up to a week.
Canned chipotles in adobo can usually be found with canned salsa and chilis in the grocery store.If you can't find canned chipotles, you can use chipotle powder instead. Start by adding 1/4 to 1/2 tsp of powder and then adjust to your tastes.
Easy Chipotle Sauce
Amount Per Serving (1 tbsp)
Calories 278Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 20g125%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Vitamin A 1140IU23%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.