Mole (pronounced mole-ay) is a Mexican chocolate sauce for chicken. Serve with rice or tortillas, salad greens, sliced avocado and chopped tomatoes.
Chicken cooked in a mix of spices and a little dark chocolate is a wonderful Mexican dish known as Mole Poblano. Most mole recipes requires hours of preparation; this microwave version is for those with less time for cooking!
If you've never had real chicken mole you are in for a treat! This Mexican feast serves 8. You will need special dried chillies which you can buy at spice shops and Latin American markets.
Mexican mole sauce can be simple or complex. This is a fairly simple version but it does require dried ancho chillies which you can buy at spice shops.
This is a simplified, quite mild version of the classic spicy-hot Mexican recipe, made with chicken, raisins and almonds. Serve with boiled rice and salad.
This is a recipe for Mole - the Mexican savoury chocolate/chilli/spicy sauce. Here it is used with baked chicken pieces. The sauce can be made ahead and improves overnight.
For a real taste of Mexico try this authentic mole sauce. When it is made you just add cooked pork or chicken and serve hot with tortillas.
A Mexican green mole (mole verde) can be quite easy to make and is a good use for green tomatoes. You can also use this sauce with cooked chicken.