Super Flavorful Chicken Mole

What is Mole?

Traditionally, most mole sauces have dried peppers and spices, nuts, usually dried or fresh fruit, and Mexican or dark chocolate.

What You'll Need

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Cook Chicken

Sear the chicken, next add chicken back into pan with chicken broth. Cover & simmer for 15 min. Remove and shred chicken.  Reserve broth.  

Start the Sauce

Start by toasting dried chili peppers first in a non-stick pan. Add almonds & whole spices & toast until fragrant.

Start Cooking

Now work in a large dutch oven and first saute the onions. Then add the garlic and stir until it becomes fragrant.

Add in the Rest

Now you’ll add everything else to the dutch oven (except the chocolate). Let simmer for 30 minutes.

Add the Chocolate

Add in chocolate and stir until it is melted.

Puree the Sauce 

Puree sauce with a high-powered blender so that it’s nice and smooth.

Time to Toss

Toss the mole sauce with chicken. Do this quickly while everything is still hot.

What to Serve with Pollo Mole?

Serve with rice and beans. Use it as a taco filling. Or serve with an untraditional side of spaghetti squash or Chipotle Sweet Potato Fries.