Chile Seco Chipotle 100gr Dried Chipotle Chiles can be used whole to give flavor to stews, soups or in the braising liquid for meats. Chipotle chiles have a smoky flavor and definitive heat that makes them unique. If they are pureed or soaked they go perfectly with sauces. Use Chipotles to flavor salsas, soups, sauces, stews and even an occasional dessert. To use in most recipes, make sure to cover the chiles in cool water in a bowl for 20 minutes to hydrate.