I always have at least one, if not multiple, cans of chipotle in adobo in my pantry. I use it in my chili, both the adobo sauce and the whole peppers, which I just add whole or slightly mash, and they end up cooking down nicely. After, I am sometimes left with half a can that I don't know what to do with.
If this sounds familiar, whatever you do, don't throw it away! Continue reading for a few quick ideas to use, now and later.