Chicken In Mole Sauce Recipe - Cooking Index
|1||Chipotle chile - dried|
|1/4 cup||49g / 1.7oz||Shortening or lard|
|2 tablespoons||30ml||Red chiles - ground|
|2 cups||474ml||Chicken broth|
|1/4 cup||59ml||Tomato sauce|
|1/4 cup||15g / 0.5oz||Onion, chopped - 1 small|
|1 tablespoon||15ml||Almonds or walnuts - chopped|
|1 tablespoon||15ml||Sesame seed|
|1 tablespoon||15ml||Pumpkin seeds - shelled|
|1 tablespoon||15ml||Peanut butter|
|1 1/2 teaspoons||7.5ml||Sugar|
|1 1/2 teaspoons||7.5ml||Oregano - ground|
|1 1/2 teaspoons||7.5ml||Cocoa|
|1/2 teaspoon||2.5ml||Anise seed|
|1/4 teaspoon||1.3ml||Cinnamon - ground|
|1/4 teaspoon||1.3ml||Cloves - ground|
|1/4 teaspoon||1.3ml||Nutmeg - ground|
|1/4 teaspoon||1.3ml||Allspice - ground|
|1/4 teaspoon||1.3ml||Ginger - ground|
|1/4 teaspoon||1.3ml||Cumin, ground - or|
|1/2 teaspoon||2.5ml||Cumin seed|
|1 cup||237ml||Chicken broth|
|8||Chicken breast halves**|
* Flour tortillas should be 7 to 8-inches in diameter and be cut into small pieces.
** Chicken breast halves should be boneless and the total weight should be about 4 lbs.
Cover chile with warm water. Let stand until softened, about 1 hour. Drain and finely chop. Heat shortening in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat until hot. Cook and stir ground red chiles in shortening until brown (add about 1/4 t water to prevent scorching if necessary), cool. Stir in 2 cups of chicken broth. Stir in remaining ingredients except the remaining 1 cup of broth and chicken. Heat to boiling, reduce the heat and cover.
Simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, cool. Place a small amount of the sauce into a blender container. Cover and blend on high speed until smooth. Repeat with the remaining sauce. Heat 1 cup of the sauce and the remaining chicken broth in a 12-inch skillet, reduce the heat. Place the chicken, skin sides up, in a single layer in the skillet. Cover and simmer until done, about 1 hour. Remove chicken to serving dish and keep warm. Measure the cooking liquid. In skillet combine 1 cup of the cooking liquid with the remaining sauce and heat to boiling, stirring constantly, and pour over the chicken.
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