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Mole Chicken

Serves 4
Time 30 min
Mole is a fragrant simmered sauce that uses chocolate for depth of flavor. This quick version makes it easy to have mole any night of the week. Serve it with rice and tortillas, if you like.
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 4 pieces
  • 1/2 large yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 (14.0-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
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Method

In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. 

Add chicken and cook 2 minutes per side, until golden brown. 

Remove to a plate. 

Add onions and garlic and cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is tender.

Add tomatoes, chicken broth, cocoa powder, honey, cider vinegar, cinnamon and chile powder. 

Bring to a boil. 

Return chicken to the skillet. 

Season with salt and pepper and reduce heat to a simmer. 

Cover and cook about 15 minutes. 

Uncover and cook 3 to 5 minutes more, stirring occasionally, until chicken is completely cooked through and sauce is lightly thickened. 

Transfer chicken and its sauce to plates and serve.

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  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 4 pieces
  • 1/2 large yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 (14.0-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Shop with Prime

Exclusively for Prime members in select ZIP codes.