Chipotle chillies are smoked jalapeno chillies.
There are two types of Chipotles, 'Meco' and 'Morita'. Meco Chipotles are larger and more mature. They are smoked for twice as long as Morito Chipotles and therefore have a richer more intense flavour.
Heat level: Medium 5,000-10,000 SHU (Scoville Heat Units)
Botanical name: Capsicum annuum 'Jalapeño'