Quick Chicken Mole


Quick Chicken Mole

Mole, made with unsweetened cocoa powder and other spices, is a classic of quick and easy Mexican dishes. This is one of the best quick easy meals out there. Chocolate and chicken makes for a classic flavor combination.


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  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 skinless boneless chicken breast halves, 1 pound total
  • 4 1/2 ounces green chili peppers, diced and drained
  • 2 cups hot cooked rice
  • Flour tortillas, optional
  • Chopped tomato, optional
  • Shredded lettuce, optional
  • Toasted sliced almonds, optional


  1. Combine cocoa powder, chili powder, cumin, oregano, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a 1-1/2-quart microwave-safe casserole. Stir in tomato sauce, onion, and garlic.
  2. Microwave, covered, on 100 percent power (high) for 2 to 3 minutes or till mixture is bubbly around the edges, stirring once.
  3. Rinse chicken; pat dry. Cut into bite-size strips. Stir chicken and chili peppers into tomato sauce mixture.
  4. Cover; cook on high for 8 to 10 minutes or till chicken is tender and no longer pink, stirring evenly 3 minutes.
  5. Serve with hot cooked rice and warm tortillas, if desired. Garnish with tomato, lettuce, and toasted almonds, if desired.

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