Do you want a classic Mexican-style dish without the hassle? Try my scrumptious Mole Chicken. Your Instapot creates the warm, spicy sauce and tender chicken in less than an hour! Use it as a savory filling for any of your favorite Mexican dishes or a hearty topping for nachos. Smart Recipes, Mexican Recipes, Chicken,Vegetables Recipes, Recipes Chicken,Vegetables Mexican Shortcut Mole Sauce With Chicken Shortcut Mole Sauce With Chicken Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT50M Serves 6 1/2 Tablespoon Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 1 Medium Yellow Onion 2 Cloves Garlic 1 Can Fire-Roasted Diced Tomatoes 2 Medium Chipotle Peppers In Adobo Sauce 1 Tablespoon Adobo Sauce 1/4 Cup Roasted Sliced Almonds 1/4 Cup Raisins 2 Ta Blespoons Cocoa Powder 1 Teaspoon Salt 1 Teaspoon Ground Cumin 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 2 Pounds Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs 1 Medium Red Onion In an Instapot set on saute, heat oil and saute onions until softened, about 4 minutes. Add garlic and saute until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Turn Instapot off. In the bowl of a food processor, transfer onion mixture, tomatoes, peppers, adobo sauce, almonds, raisins, cocoa, salt, cumin & cinnamon. Pulse until smooth. Turn Instapot on saute again and add 1/4 cup water. Use a wooden spoon to scrape up brown bits of onion and discard them and the water, leaving a clean pot. Spray a light coating of cooking spray in the bottom of the Instapot and add chicken. Pour the mole sauce over the chicken, without stirring. Cover, seal & cook on High Pressure for 10 minutes. Immediately vent. Transfer the chicken to a large plate and set aside. Set the Instapot to Saute and bring the sauce to a simmer. Stir occasionally and cook until the sauce thickens, about 10 minutes. Meanwhile, use 2 forks to shred the chicken. Stir the chicken into the mole sauce and mix until completely coated. Garnish top with red onions and serve with warm tortilla shells.

Shortcut Mole Sauce With Chicken

Shortcut Mole Sauce With Chicken Recipe


Do you want a classic Mexican-style dish without the hassle? Try my scrumptious Mole Chicken. Your Instapot creates the warm, spicy sauce and tender chicken in less than an hour! Use it as a savory filling for any of your favorite Mexican dishes or a hearty topping for nachos.

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

Mexican

Protein

Chicken,Vegetables

Category

Main Dishes

Serves

6

Total Time

50 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 1/2 Tablespoon Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
      • 1 Medium Yellow Onion (Chopped)
      • 2 Cloves Garlic (Chopped)
      • 1 Can Fire-Roasted Diced Tomatoes (14.5 Ounces)
      • 2 Medium Chipotle Peppers In Adobo Sauce
      • 1 Tablespoon Adobo Sauce
      • 1/4 Cup Roasted Sliced Almonds
      • 1/4 Cup Raisins
      • 2 Ta Blespoons Cocoa Powder
      • 1 Teaspoon Salt
      • 1 Teaspoon Ground Cumin
      • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
      • 2 Pounds Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs
      • 1 Medium Red Onion (Sliced Into Thin Rings)

Directions

  1. In an Instapot set on saute, heat oil and saute onions until softened, about 4 minutes. Add garlic and saute until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Turn Instapot off.
  2. In the bowl of a food processor, transfer onion mixture, tomatoes, peppers, adobo sauce, almonds, raisins, cocoa, salt, cumin & cinnamon. Pulse until smooth.
  3. Turn Instapot on saute again and add 1/4 cup water. Use a wooden spoon to scrape up brown bits of onion and discard them and the water, leaving a clean pot. Spray a light coating of cooking spray in the bottom of the Instapot and add chicken. Pour the mole sauce over the chicken, without stirring. Cover, seal & cook on High Pressure for 10 minutes. Immediately vent.
  4. Transfer the chicken to a large plate and set aside. Set the Instapot to Saute and bring the sauce to a simmer. Stir occasionally and cook until the sauce thickens, about 10 minutes. Meanwhile, use 2 forks to shred the chicken.
  5. Stir the chicken into the mole sauce and mix until completely coated. Garnish top with red onions and serve with warm tortilla shells.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

288 kcal

Carbs

14 g

Fat

11 g

Protein

31 g

Cost Per Serving

$1.81

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