Mole Smothered
Chicken Wings

Snacks & Starters

A Recipe by El Popular

Just Wingin’ It. There’s nothin’ better than biting into a juicy, smothered chicken wing – especially when it’s smothered in Mole sauce. Buffalo wing sauce is so overrated, but Mole is the real superstar. Throw this recipe together to enjoy a finger-smackin’, chop-lickin’, damn good chicken wing.

Let’s Get Started

  • Prep Time: 15 mins

  • Cook Time: 60 mins

  • Makes: 20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup El Popular Mole sauce, prepared

  • 1 cup flour

  • 20 chicken wings, or drumettes

  • ½ cup honey

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Directions

  • Preheat oven to 425°F.

  • In a bowl, coat wings in flour, shaking off any excess.

  • Place the floured wings on a parchment paper–lined baking sheet and spread them out in a single layer.

  • Bake for 45 min, flipping halfway through, until skin is crispy and golden brown.

  • Preheat oven to 500°F.

  • To prepare the Mole sauce, see the “Mole 101” box below.

  • In a bowl, combine the Mole sauce and the honey. Stir the cooked wings in the sauce and coat them evenly.

  • Place the coated wings back onto the baking sheet and spread them in a single layer.

  • Bake for 8-10 min, until sauce is bubbly and caramelized. Cool, then serve.

  • Enjoy!

Mole 101

  • Mole, the name originating from the Nahuatl “mōlli” or “sauce”, is a centuries old dish.

  • Mole poblano, the most popular type of Mole, is an ancient recipe from Puebla, Mexico.

  • Mole is considered the national dish of Mexico, and has become a symbol of Mexico’s “mestizaje”, or mixture of indigenous and European heritage.

Directions

  • Add 2 cups of chicken broth to a large skillet.

  • Heat over a low flame.

  • Slowly add El Popular Mole Paste or Powder until desired thickness is obtained.

  • Keep warm.

Mole 101

  • Mole, the name originating from the Nahuatl “mōlli” or “sauce”, is a centuries old dish.

  • Mole poblano, the most popular type of Mole, is an ancient recipe from Puebla, Mexico.

  • Mole is considered the national dish of Mexico, and has become a symbol of Mexico’s “mestizaje”, or mixture of indigenous and European heritage.

Directions

  • Add 2 cups of chicken broth to a large skillet.

  • Heat over a low flame.

  • Slowly add El Popular Mole Paste or Powder until desired thickness is obtained.

  • Keep warm.

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