Easy Chickenrecipes

Chicken Mole Recipe

Chicken Mole
Chicken Mole
A sweet and spicy shredded chicken stew

Chicken Recipe Ingredients

serves (6) cook time ( ) preperation ( )
  • 2 ancho chillies
  • 2 tbs vegetable oil
  • 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3 garlic cloves, diced
  • ½ c raisins
  • 2 tbs smooth peanut butter
  • 2 tbs chipotle paste
  • 1 can (14 oz) chopped tomatoes
  • 1 oz dark chocolate, chopped

Chicken Recipe Instructions

  1. Put the chillies in a bowl and cover in boiling water for about 20 minutes until softened.
  2. In a large casserole dish, add the oil, season and brown off the chicken and remove to a separate plate.
  3. Add the onion and cook until softened.
  4. Add the cumin and cinnamon and cook for 1 minute until aromatic.
  5. Take the chillies and discard the stems and seeds.
  6. Add 4 tablespoons of the chilli soaking liquid, the chillies, garlic and raisins in a blender and whizz into a paste.
  7. Add the blender paste, peanut butter, chipotle paste, can of tomatoes and can of water (refill the empty tomato can with water) to the casserole dish.
  8. Return the chicken to the dish, season and cover, simmering for about an hour.
  9. Remove the chicken and shred the meat.
  10. Add the shredded chicken and chocolate to the dish and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes more.
  11. Serve with your choice of sides.