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Quick Chicken Mole

Quentin Bacon
Yield Makes 6 servings (serving size: 1/6 chicken and 2/3 cup sauce)

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles
  • 3 ounces dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon tahini
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • Rotisserie chicken
  • Garnish: sliced avocado and tomatoes

Nutrition Information

  • calories 331
  • fat 17 g
  • satfat 7 g
  • monofat 6 g
  • polyfat 3 g
  • protein 32 g
  • carbohydrate 14 g
  • fiber 5 g
  • cholesterol 88 mg
  • iron 5 mg
  • sodium 555 mg
  • calcium 73 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat vegetable oil over medium heat in a large saucepan; add chopped onion, and cook for 3 minutes or until translucent. Add minced garlic, and cook for another minute. Stir in cumin, cinnamon, salt, and black pepper; cook for 1 minute. Stir in diced tomatoes and green chiles; simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in chopped chocolate and tahini until melted. Stir in cilantro; cool slightly. Process in a blender or food processor for 30 seconds or until smooth. (Add some water if sauce is too thick.) Spoon sauce over a rotisserie chicken. Garnish with sliced avocado and tomatoes; serve.

Alchemy Caterers, Washington, D.C.