Mole Sauce Recipes

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Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Mole

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This is a shredded, slow-cooker version of my favorite chicken mole, created when I knew I wouldn't have time in the evening to make the real thing for dinner. If you can't find ancho chili powder, you can substitute regular, but use a little more; and use your favorite type of hot sauce. I love Golden Habanero, but any kind tastes good!

Chicken Enchiladas With Mole Sauce

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These authentic chicken enchiladas with mole sauce were inspired by a dish served at Seattle's La Carta De Oaxaca restaurant. Chocolate and dried chiles make a rich and flavorful sauce that tops the moist and tender chicken enchiladas.

Chicken Mole with Four Chiles

Rating: Unrated
An authentic Mexican dish - chicken slow cooked in a delectable sauce of chiles with a rich, never overpowering, chocolate background. Wonderful served with warm corn tortillas, rice and beans. Plan to have quite a mess to clean up afterward!
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Mexican Mole Sauce

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This is a good version to make with ingredients you can keep on hand. Serve with a rotisserie chicken or your own cooked chicken to give it an entirely different flavor. Rice and/or tortillas plus salad greens, sliced avocado, and chopped tomatoes round out a simple but special meal.

Authentic Mole Sauce

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Hot chiles and rich chocolate make this authentic mole sauce perfect for topping stewed meats or enchiladas.

Slow Cooker Chicken Mole

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A dark, rich, complex flavored Mole recipe. I generally shred the chicken so it will soak up the mole sauce and serve it with warmed tortillas. It is always a hit with those who like spicy foods. This recipe can be played with easily to tailor it to your own level of hotness and/or cocoa/peanut flavor. Mole is a sauce that has a lot of variations. I've even served it as a dip with corn chips!

Chicken Mole

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Chicken Mole

Mexican Mole Poblano Inspired Chili

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This beef chili recipe brings forward the flavors of cinnamon and chocolate often found in Mole Poblano style sauces. It really creates some depth and complexity in a otherwise fairly traditional chili recipe. This recipe is an award winning recipe that is a frequent crowd favorite.

Spicy Chicken Enchiladas with Red Mole Sauce

Rating: Unrated
What makes these enchiladas so good? The key to the exceptional flavor is the red mole sauce made from a delectable, pureed mixture featuring toasted almonds, onion, tomatoes, chipotle chiles, raisins and cinnamon. You'll turn dinner into a fiesta when you serve this kickin' dish!
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Chicken in Mole Sauce

Rating: Unrated
Chocolate is the surprising ingredient in this one. Serve it over rice or with a side of veggies.

Beef Heart en Mole

Rating: Unrated
Beef Heart is inexpensive and lean, but it's unusual to find in the grocery. My recipe is the only version I know of that is southwest style, in fact, this is fusion cuisine, because this is not an authentic southwest recipe. Mole adds a wonderful richness to this dish. You might want to make a pan of cornbread, it's great with this. Serve with red wine, and a salad of jicama, cabbage, and celery.

Flavorful Mexican Mole

Rating: Unrated
I make this mole at a five star restaurant. It has lots of flavor and it is a little bit spicy. I use it on quail, but you can use it on what ever you like.

Inspiration and Ideas

Mole Coffee

Rating: Unrated
This winter coffee beverage will wake you up quick. Goes great with Mexican breakfast foods (huevos rancheros, anyone?).

Quick Chicken Mole

Rating: Unrated
This is a microwave version of Mole Poblano, which consists of chicken in a dark, spicy chocolaty sauce full of nuts and sesame seeds. Most traditional mole recipes require several hours of preparation and cooking time; this version is for those of us who have limited time for cooking! Muy bien!