X Spicy Chipotle Southwest Sauce

x spicy chipotle southwest sauce
x spicy chipotle southwest sauce

Who doesn’t love Subway’s Chipotle Southwest Sauce? It adds a delicious kick to any sandwich, and guess what? You can make it at home and enjoy that same zesty flavor! At Takeout Food, we believe in exploring culinary delights, and this recipe is one you don’t want to miss. So, let’s dive in and discover the secrets behind this mouthwatering sauce.

subways southwest chipotle sauce in a container and squeezable bottle by a sandwich

Recreating Subway Chipotle Southwest Sauce

As a former Subway employee, I know exactly how this sauce should taste. It’s a vibrant, orange, and tangy chipotle sauce that perfectly complements Subway Club, Black Forest Ham, or Oven-Roasted Chicken Sandwiches. But it wasn’t until years later that I decided to replicate my favorite Subway sauce.

subway southwest chipotle sauce prepared and put into a container sitting by a ham sandwich

Crafting the Perfect Copycat Sauce

After careful inspection, I discovered that Subway’s Chipotle Southwest Sauce has specks of dried herbs, reminiscent of ranch dressing. This revelation led me on a journey to recreate the sauce. I experimented with various ingredients such as sour cream, mayo, and chipotle peppers until I got every element just right.

I even had my chipotle sauce connoisseur sister-in-law as my taste tester, and she gave her stamp of approval. Trust me when I say, I went through numerous trials and errors to ensure this sauce tastes just like the one you love from Subway.

How to Make X Spicy Chipotle Southwest Sauce

Now, you must be eager to recreate this delectable sauce at home. Here’s a simple step-by-step guide to help you out:

  1. Gather the following ingredients:

    • 1 cup mayonnaise
    • 1 tablespoon ranch dressing
    • 1 tablespoon chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
    • 1 teaspoon lime juice
    • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
    • Salt to taste
  2. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients: mayonnaise, ranch dressing, chipotle peppers, lime juice, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, and salt.

  3. Mix everything together until well combined and smooth.

  4. Once mixed, taste and adjust the seasoning according to your preference.

  5. Store the sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator for at least an hour to allow the flavors to meld.

  6. Enjoy the X Spicy Chipotle Southwest Sauce with your favorite sandwiches, wraps, or as a dipping sauce.

Other Delicious Sauces to Explore

At Takeout Food, we believe in the endless possibilities of culinary exploration. If you’re a sauce enthusiast, here are a few more mouthwatering options for you to try:


Now, let’s address some culinary curiosities with these frequently asked questions:

Q: Can I adjust the spiciness of the X Spicy Chipotle Southwest Sauce?

A: Absolutely! You can increase or decrease the amount of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce to control the spiciness according to your preference.

Q: Can I use Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise in the sauce?

A: While you can substitute Greek yogurt for mayonnaise, keep in mind that it will alter the texture and taste of the sauce. Mayonnaise offers a creamy richness that enhances the flavor profile.


Recreating Subway’s X Spicy Chipotle Southwest Sauce is a rewarding culinary adventure. With just a few simple ingredients, you can enjoy the same zesty, smoky, and tangy flavors at home. Remember, culinary exploration is all about unleashing your creativity and celebrating the joy of food. So, dive into the kitchen, whip up this tantalizing sauce, and savor the deliciousness. And if you want more culinary inspiration, head over to Takeout Food for more delightful recipes and culinary insights.

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