You’re gonna want to eat this sauce by the spoonful. Our zesty dipping sauce recipe will complement so many different meals and snacks! From fish tacos to your favorite chicken dinner, it has just the oomph you’ve been looking for to add a little spice to your food life.

If you’ve got five minutes to spare, then you have more than enough time to make this recipe happen! Just combine all the ingredients in a food processor then purée until the sauce is completely smooth. Easy peasy!

It’s great for so many of your favorite meals and also a fun, extra dipping option for pre-dinner snacks like veggies or pita chips!

A bowl of chipotle zesty dipping sauce with a cracker dipped into it.

Chipotle Zesty Dipping Sauce Recipe

Prepped in a snap, this zesty dipping sauce tastes great on just about everything! French fries, nachos, fish tacos, burgers, salads, chips…


Yield: 6 servings
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  • Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor then purée until completely smooth. Make sure there are no lumps of garlic or bits of chipotle chili remaining. Garnish with a dash of paprika if desired.
  • Transfer to an airtight container and refrigerate for a minimum of 1 hour to meld flavors. Sauce will keep in the refrigerator for up to a week. Enjoy!


Chipotle peppers in adobo can be found canned in nearly every supermarket. Just check the Latin food aisle near the green chilies or salsas!
Calories: 60kcal, Carbohydrates: 8g, Protein: 4g, Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0.4g, Cholesterol: 5mg, Sodium: 215mg, Potassium: 211mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 7g
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Zesty chipotle dipping sauce recipe