Chicken Mole

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Recipe created by Patty Mastracco

This tasty mole has minimal ingredients but loads of flavor. This recipe makes a large batch of mole sauce. Use 1/3 of the sauce for one batch of chicken and freeze the remaining for future servings of chicken, enchiladas or quesadillas.

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: About 40 minutes
Servings: 6


INGREDIENTS

Mole Sauce

  • 2/3 cup Mariani Slivered Almonds

  • 10 dried pasilla chile peppers, stems and seeds removed and torn into strips

  • 3 cups chicken stock or reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 cup chopped white or yellow onion

  • 1/2 cup raisins

  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 tablespoon Mexican seasoning blend

  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1 (14.5-oz.) can fire-roasted or chipotle diced tomatoes

Chicken

  • 1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil

  • 6 small boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • Sea salt and pepper to taste

  • Finely chopped toasted Mariani Almonds, sesame seeds and cilantro leaves (optional garnishes)


INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Place slivered almonds and chiles in a large pot set over medium heat and toast for 1 to 2 minutes or until fragrant, stirring constantly. Stir in remaining mole ingredients. 

  2. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and cook, covered, for 30 minutes. 

  3. To prepare chicken, heat oil in very large skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper and cook for 2 minutes on each side or until nicely browned on each side. Reduce heat and cook for a few minutes more or until chicken is cooked through.

  4. Transfer to a serving platter and spoon 2 cups of mole over the top, garnishing with almonds, sesame seeds and cilantro as desired. 

  5. Remaining sauce may be refrigerated for up to 1 week or frozen until ready to use.


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Chicken Mole

This tasty mole has minimal ingredients but loads of flavor. This recipe makes a large batch of mole sauce. Use 1/3 of the sauce for one batch of chicken and freeze the remaining for future servings of chicken, enchiladas or quesadillas.

prep time: 20 minscook time: about 40 minstotal time: about 1 hour

ingredients:

Mole Sauce
  • 2/3 cup Mariani Slivered Almonds
  • 10 dried pasilla chile peppers, stems and seeds removed and torn into strips
  • 3 cups chicken stock or reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup chopped white or yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon Mexican seasoning blend
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 (14.5-oz.) can fire-roasted or chipotle diced tomatoes
Chicken
  • 1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
  • 6 small boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • Finely chopped toasted Mariani Almonds, sesame seeds and cilantro leaves (optional garnishes)

instructions

  1. Place slivered almonds and chiles in a large pot set over medium heat and toast for 1 to 2 minutes or until fragrant, stirring constantly. Stir in remaining mole ingredients.
  2. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and cook, covered, for 30 minutes.
  3. To prepare chicken, heat oil in very large skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper and cook for 2 minutes on each side or until nicely browned on each side. Reduce heat and cook for a few minutes more or until chicken is cooked through.
  4. Transfer to a serving platter and spoon 2 cups of mole over the top, garnishing with almonds, sesame seeds and cilantro as desired.
  5. Remaining sauce may be refrigerated for up to 1 week or frozen until ready to use.

Mole Sauce

Calories

80

Fat

3.5g

Sat. Fat

0g

Carbs

11g

Protein

3g

Sugar

<1g

Trans Fat

0g

MUFA

1.79

PUFA

.70

Cholesterol

0mg

Sodium

190mg

Potassium

280mg

Fiber

3g

Vitamin A

8%

Vitamin C

5%

Calcium

2%

Iron

6%

Chicken with Mole Sauce

Calories

310

Fat

11.5g

Sat. Fat

2g

Carbs

21g

Protein

5g

Sugar

3g

Trans Fat

0g

MUFA

5.81

PUFA

2.14

Cholesterol

150mg

Sodium

640mg

Potassium

750mg

Fiber

3g

Vitamin A

10%

Vitamin C

5%

Calcium

2%

Iron

10%
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