Sautéed Mole Chicken

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A Recipe by El Popular

Forget the chicken dance; this dish is so good you’ll be doing the Mole dance. This Sautéed Mole Chicken is a quick and easy Mexican twist on BBQ pulled chicken — the Mole sauce brings the same sweet taste, but with a rich creaminess that can’t be beat!

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  • Prep Time: 15 mins

  • Cook Time: 20 mins

  • Makes: 6-8 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 jar El Popular Mole Paste 8oz. or Powder 4oz.

  • 2-4 cups of chicken broth

  • 2 Tbsp. smooth peanut butter

  • 4 cups shredded chicken

  • 12-16 eight inch corn tortillas

Directions

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

  • In a skillet, whisk the prepared Mole and bring to a boil.

  • Add the chicken, and simmer over moderately low heat for 5 minutes.

  • Add peanut butter and sugar, salt, and pepper to taste.

  • Stir and simmer for 5 more minutes.

  • Heat up tortillas and build up the tacos with chicken, cilantro, sour cream, cheese, and of your favorite toppings.

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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