Chipotle Chilli is one of the world’s most recognised chilli , associated with Mexican and ‘Tex Mex’ cuisine. Any Chilli that’s been smoked can rightly be called a Chipotle. The word meaning ‘smoked’ originating from the Nahuatl (Aztec) word ‘Chilpoctli’. Predominantly it is the red jalapeno that is smoked, adding a rich deep barbeque smokiness. T.C.D Heat Rating 6/10.