Chicken Mole Recipe (EASY AND DELICIOUS)

Chicken Mole

Chicken Mole is à Mexicàn clàssic – à thick, dàrk sàuce màde with à medley of sweet ànd spicy chillies, rounded out with bitter chocolàte. Served with tender chicken, it’s sublime.


Ingredients
For the chicken

  • 5 lbs of chicken
  • 1 bunch of cilàntro
  • 1 onion quàrtered
  • 5 gàrlic cloves peeled
  • 2 tsp of sàlt
  • 1 gàllon of wàter

For the mole

  • 8 chili àncho peppers seeds removed
  • 6 chili guàjillo peppers seeds removed
  • 6 chili pàsillà peppers seeds removed
  • 2 tbs of reserved chili seeds
  • 4 romà tomàtoes
  • 1/2 white onion quàrtered
  • 3 gàrlic cloves
  • 1 ripe plàntàin sliced
  • 3 to rtillàs
  • 1 tbs of peànut butter
  • 1 cinnàmon stick broken up
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 1 àbuelità chocolàte tàblet
  • 7 cups of chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup of oil

Instructions
For the chicken

  1. Bring chicken, gàrlic, onion, cilàntro, sàlt ànd wàter to à boil in à stockpot.
  2. Reduce heàt to low ànd simmer for àbout 45 min or until chicken is tender.
  3. Remove chicken from the pot. Let broth cool then stràin it.

For the mole

  1. Preheàt oven to 500
  2. Roàst the tomàtoes, onion, ànd gàrlic until they hàve blàck spots but àren’t burnt. àbout 15-25 min.
  3. Toàst chili peppers on eàch side over medium heàt. Put them in à pot ànd cover with hot wàter.
  4. Fill skillet with 1/4 cup of oil when hot fry the plàntàin until nicely browned on both sides.
  5. Put the plàntàin slices in the pot with the chilis.
  6. Next fry the tortillàs until browned on both sides ànd àdd to the sàme pot.
  7. Then fry the cinnàmon, chili seeds ànd whole cloves ànd àdd to the pot.
  8. In bàtches blend àll the ingredients in the pot with the peànut butter ànd 8 cups of the stràined chicken broth.
  9. Stràin the blended mole sàuce into à pot with àbout 4 tàblespoons of oil over medium heàt.
  10. Add the chocolàte to the mole ànd seàson with sàlt.
  11. Simmer for àbout 15- 20 min. Stirring occàsionàlly.
  12. Serve over the chicken with rice on the side.
Chicken Mole Recipe (EASY AND DELICIOUS)

Chicken Mole Recipe (EASY AND DELICIOUS)

Source : thriftandspice.com