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Morita Chile Syrup


  • 1 quart simple syrup
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 5 morita chiles

Prep Time:

5 minutes

Cook Time:

20 minutes


Use this recipe as an ingredient in many Latin dishes--check out our selections from Mercadito Restaurant, below! And see our video and restaurant review, too.

Foodie Byte: Makes 1 quart


  1. Bring simple syrup to medium heat.
  2. Break up chiles and add to heated syrup.
  3. Simmer for 10 minutes, check heat level and let simmer for another 10 minutes if needed.
  4. When desired heat level is achieved, strain and refrigerate.