Looking for chipotle recipes? Want the best spicy chicken recipes? Add some spice to your plate with a dash of chipotle chilli flakes or concentrated chilli paste. Try a smoky meatball dish, spicy stew or showstopping Mexican-inspired feast. Try our ideas below, then take a look at our best chilli recipes for more family meal ideas.
Easy chipotle recipes
Our most popular chilli con carne recipe EVER! Made Tex-Mex-style with aged beef mince, chipotle powder, red wine, 70% dark chocolate and semi-dried tomatoes.
Chipotle is a smoked, dried chilli traditionally used in Mexican food. This recipe uses it to make chipotle pulled chicken with slaw, a dish that’s really easy, ready within an hour and under 500 calories.
The smoky, spicy flavour of these meatballs pair well with avocado, warm orzo and soured cream. The meatballs also make a great tortilla filling.
These black bean and squash quesadillas with smoky chipotle salsa are vegetarian, ready in 30 minutes and under 300 calories, making them perfect for a speedy midweek meal.
Check out our easy slow cooker chilli with black beans and fiery chipotle chilli paste. This is a low-calorie veggie recipe that the whole family will love.
Toss lamb neck in chipotle chilli, oregano and spices to add a smoky punch to this hearty stew. This simple recipe is bursting with flavour, and perfect for a hearty midweek meal.
Get creative with coffee, and add to this slow-cooked pork for a deeper flavour – serve it with warm tortillas. This melt-in-the-mouth dish is ideal for a sharing feast.
Perfect for wrapping up and taking with you for a workday lunch, these spicy chicken wraps are high in protein, low in calories and low in fat.
This is the ultimate weekend brunch: spicy shrimp cakes served with fragrant coriander oil, soft-boiled eggs and parmesan shavings. This indulgent recipe is perfect for a weekend treat.
This filling tomato soup really packs a punch, thanks to all that chipotle paste. Add plenty of fresh ginger for even more warmth.
A new idea for salmon fillets: quickly grill the fish with a layer of spicy chipotle pasta, then plate up on a healthy salad of black beans, lime and avocado for a fast midweek recipe for two.
A sloppy joe is traditionally made with beef mince. This is a luxurious spiced version – it’s guaranteed to be a crowd-pleaser, and great for letting everyone dive in and make their own.
The trick to tender ribs is to slow-cook them in the oven before throwing them on the barbie. It’s worth it! This Mexican-inspired barbecue sauce with tamarind is delicious with the flaky, tender pork.