Photo by: Quentin Bacon

Quick Chicken Mole

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


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 none medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 none garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 none (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 none (4-ounce) can diced green chiles
  • 3 ounces dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon tahini
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • none Rotisserie chicken
  • none Garnish: sliced avocado and tomatoes


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 331none
  • Fat: 17g
  • Saturated fat: 7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3g
  • Protein: 32g
  • Carbohydrate: 14g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 88mg
  • Iron: 5mg
  • Sodium: 555mg
  • Calcium: 73mg

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Quick Chicken Mole Recipe