4 servings (serving size: 1 pork chop and 2/3 cup sauce)

Mole is a traditional Mexican sauce made with a blend of chiles, onion, and garlic. Its most characteristic ingredient, chocolate, contributes richness without adding sweetness.

How to Make It

Step 1

Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Cook chops 4 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove from pan. Add water to pan, scraping to loosen browned bits. Pour mixture over chops; Cover and set aside.

Step 2

Reheat pan coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell peppers, and jalapeño pepper; cook 4 minutes or until tender. Stir in tomatoes; cook 1 minute. Add chocolate and next 4 ingredients (chocolate through cumin seeds). Add the pork chops; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with cilantro.

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Ratings & Reviews

lizardstew's Review

August 23, 2009
My husband and I both enjoyed this. We thought it was flavorful and tht the pork was cooked well.