Legend says that Mole was created by thenuns of a Mexican convent for a visit by the Spanish Viceroy.Combining New World ingredients such as peanuts and cocoa withEuropean technique, they created the rich and tasty Mole Poblano,named for the city of Puebla.
Recipe: Chicken Mole
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
4 pounds chicken parts
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 (24-ounce) jar thick and chunky tomato salsa
1 cup chicken broth
3 tablespoons chili powder
2 to 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
2 tablespoons NESTL ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
8 cups cooked long-grain white rice, (optional)
1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, (optional)
Makes 8 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8of recipe): Calories: 812 Calories from Fat: 379 Total Fat: 42.1g Saturated Fat: 11.2 g Cholesterol: 170 mg Sodium: 989 mg Carbohydrates:55.6 g Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g Sugars: 2.8 g Protein: 49.1 g
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