Chicken Mole

chicken molePrep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hours

Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 2 1/2 lbs chicken pieces
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 3/4 cup diced onion
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tsp epazote
  • 1 tbsp Mexican oregano
  • 3 tbsp ancho powder
  • 2 tbsp chipotle powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp canella
  • 1/4 cup shelled almonds

Preparation:

Heat the oil in a large, lidded skillet and brown the chicken pieces.

Add all other ingredients, bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer until chicken is done, about 30 minutes. Remove the chicken and set aside.

Place the cooking liquid in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.

Return the sauce to the skillet, replace the chicken and cook everything together another 10 minutes. Serve with tortillas, rice and beans.