Source: Nestle® Very Best Meals

Chicken Mole
Legend says that was created by the nuns of a Mexican convent for a visit by the Spanish Viceroy. Combining New World ingredients such as peanuts and cocoa with European technique, they created the rich and tasty Mole Pobl
Serves: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes


2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
4 pounds chicken parts
1 small onion, peeled and chopped
1 clove garlic, peeled and finely chopped
1 (24-oz) ORTEGA® Thick & Chunky Salsa
1 cup chicken broth
3 tablespoons chili powder
2 tablespoons to 3 creamy peanut butter
2 tablespoons NESTLÉ ® TOLL HOUSE ® Baking Cocoa
8 cups cooked long grain white rice, (optional)
1/2 cup Parsley, fresh, chopped (optional)

HEAT vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook, turning frequently, for 4 to 6 minutes or until browned on all sides. Remove from skillet. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring constantly, for 2 to 3 minutes or until onion is tender.

STIR in salsa, broth, chili powder, peanut butter and cocoa. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Place chicken in sauce; cook, uncovered, for 20 to 25 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink near bone.

COMBINE rice and parsley in a medium bowl; serve with Chicken Mole.