[CnD] Chicken mole

Teresa Mullen teresamullen07 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 27 05:29:31 EDT 2017


Hello Penny

Thanks for the recipe, what does the raisins andd almonds do? 

Teresa Sanchez sent from my iPhone

> On Oct 26, 2017, at 3:01 PM, Penny Reeder via Cookinginthedark <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org> wrote:
> 
> Hi Teresa,
> I can't remember whether or not I shared the recipe I recently made
> and loved, for chicken mole, but I'll share it below. It's a crock pot
> recipe. Here goes:
> Crock Pot Chicken Mole
> From Martha:
> 4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs (about 12)
> Coarse salt
> 1 can (28 ounces) whole tomatoes
> 1 medium yellow onion, roughly chopped
> 2 dried ancho chiles, stemmed
> 1 large chipotle chile in adobo sauce
> 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
> 1/4 cup raisins
> 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped (1/2 cup) -- I used
> Mexican chocolate available in most grocery stores from Goya, about 1
> disk was exactly the right amount!
> 3 garlic cloves, smashed and peeled
> 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
> 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
> 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
> Fresh cilantro leaves, for serving
> 
> Directions
> 1. Season chicken thighs with salt and place in a 5-to-6-quart slow
> cooker. (I browned the chicken first.)
> 
> In a blender, puree tomatoes, onion, ancho and chipotle chiles,
> almonds, raisins, chocolate, garlic, oil, cumin, and cinnamon until
> smooth.
> 
> 2. Add tomato mixture to slow cooker, cover, and cook on high until
> chicken is tender, 4 hours  (or 8 hours on low). Serve chicken and sauce
> topped with cilantro.
> 
> I served this over rice. It makes a lot of sauce. I added more chicken
> to the sauce the second night and made two dinners from one recipe.
> You could also freeze the extra sauce separately and then brown and
> add chicken another day!
> 
> Enjoy!
> Penny
> 
> 
> On 10/26/17, Teresa Mullen via Cookinginthedark
> <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org> wrote:
>> I was listening to some of the comments for this recipe, and I thought I had
>> missed something talked is there a recipe for this dish? I have not ever
>> made this before, my mother has and grandmother.
>> 
>> Teresa Sanchez sent from my iPhone
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