Mole Rub

Apply this rub liberally to chicken, preferably dark meat, or thick pork chops about 1 hour before grilling.

Yield: 1 serving
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  • 3 tablespoon(s) unsalted peanuts
  • 3 star anise
  • 1/4 cup(s) cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup(s) confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup(s) salt
  • 2 tablespoon(s) sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon(s) ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon(s) crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon(s) ancho chile powder
  • 1 tablespoon(s) chipotle chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon(s) ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) dried marjoram
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) ground allspice


  1. n an electric grinder or with a mortar and pestle, grind peanuts and star anise. Combine remaining ingredients. Store at room temperature for up to several months.

  2. Per 1-teaspoon serving: 9 calories, trace protein, 1 gm carbohydrates, 1 gm fat, 0 mg cholesterol, trace saturated fat, 468 mg sodium, trace dietary fiber
January 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by mandofan and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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