Authentic Mexican Mole Chicken Recipe

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Authentic Mexican Mole Chicken
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  1. Heat oil in a lg. skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and brown on all sides, set aside.
  2. In the same skillet, sautee onion, bell pepper, poblano pepper and garlic. Cook and stir until veggies are soft and slightly caramelized. Stir in chili powder, cumin and cinnamon and cook 3 minutes longer.
  3. Add tomatoes, raisins, chipotle peppers, chicken broth, beer, peanut butter, sugar and salt. Bring to a simmer and cook 20 minutes, stirring often.
  4. Pour the sauce into a blender or food processor and add chocolate. Cover and blend until smooth.
  5. Transfer the chicken into the dutch oven, or a deep heavy cooking pot, or skillet. Pour sauce over chicken. Cover and simmer for about 45 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  6. Serve warm over cooked white rice with warm tortillas. Garnish with a dollop of sour cream and sprinkle with fresh cilantro, if desired.
  7. You will have lots of sauce left-over. Drizzle extra sauce over rice and chicken. The sauce can be frozen and served with chicken later on.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 247.77 Kcal (1037 kJ)
Calories from fat 136.08 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.12g 23%
Sodium 878.26mg 37%
Potassium 387.81mg 8%
Total Carbs 23.74g 8%
Sugars 7.17g 29%
Dietary Fiber 4.01g 16%
Protein 3.36g 7%
Vitamin C 37.1mg 62%
Vitamin A 0.8mg 26%
Iron 14.5mg 81%
Calcium 52mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 107.11 Kcal (448 kJ)
Calories from fat 58.83 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.54g 23%
Sodium 379.66mg 37%
Potassium 167.65mg 8%
Total Carbs 10.26g 8%
Sugars 3.1g 29%
Dietary Fiber 1.74g 16%
Protein 1.45g 7%
Vitamin C 16mg 62%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 26%
Iron 6.3mg 81%
Calcium 22.5mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.4
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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