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Chicken Mole

6
Servings Made

Courtesy of USDA MyPlate

Chili powder, cocoa, garlic powder, and peanut butter make a traditional Mexican chicken dish. Serve it with brown rice for a mid-week dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken (fryer, cut into pieces, skin and fat removed)
  • 5 cups water
  • 4 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa
  • 10 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter (creamy)
  • 1/4 cup water

Directions

  1. Place chicken in a large pot with the 1/4 cup of water. Cover and simmer until tender, about 45 minutes.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix chili powder, oregano, cocoa, flour (1/2 cup plus 2 Tablespoons), pepper, and garlic powder along with 1 cup of water.
  3. Add mixture from step 2 to chicken in pot, mix well.
  4. Add peanut butter and 5 cups of water to chicken in pot; mix well.
  5. Bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat to medium. Cook for 10-15 minutes.
  7. Stir and serve immediately.

Nutrition per serving (1 serving)

Nutrients

Amount

Calories

425

Carbohydrates

14g

Cholesterol

94mg

Fat

29g

Fiber

3g

Protein

26g

Saturated Fat

8g

Sodium

328mg

Sugar

1g

MyPlate Food Groups

Grain

1 ounces

Protein Foods

4 1/2 ounces

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