Quick Chicken Mole



Makes 6 servings (1 serving:1/6 chicken with sauce)
Total time: 25 Minutes

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes
Total: 25 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 354
Fat 17.2 g
Satfat 5.7 g
Monofat 6.2 g
Polyfat 3.6 g
Cholesterol 85 mg
Protein 31 g
Carbohydrate 19 g
Sugars 11 g
Fiber 5 g
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 648 mg


1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons gound cumin
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles
1 teaspoon tahini
3 ounces chopped dark chocolate
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
1 rotisserie chicken, divided into 6 pieces, warmed
1/2 avocado, pitted and sliced
1 tomato, diced


1. Heat oil over medium heat in a large saucepan. Add onion; cook for 3 minutes or until translucent. Add garlic; cook for 1 minute. Stir in cumin, cinnamon, salt, and pepper; cook for 1 minute.

2. Add canned diced tomatoes and chiles to saucepan; simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in tahini and chocolate until melted. Stir in chopped cilantro; remove from heat and 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 chicken. Serve with avocado and tomato.

Carla Hall,


December 2011
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