Cooking with Awesome: Holy Mole! Recipe Video

Morgan's too busy working. Today is Cooking with Pablo, in which "he" teaches you how to make chicken mole.


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
DishMain Ingredient


 Butter2 Tablespoon
 Yellow onion1⁄2
 Salt1 Pinch
 Garlic cloves3 , minced
 Cumin seeds2 Teaspoon
 Coriander seeds2 Teaspoon
 Canned chipotle peppers2 , diced
 Chili powder1 Teaspoon
 Orange1 , juice and zest
 Dried oregano1 Teaspoon
 Coconut milk1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Bitter sweet chocolate2 Ounce, grated
 Cinnamon1 Teaspoon
 Roasted chicken2 Pound
 Steamed rice2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Warm flour tortillas4
 Almonds/Peanuts1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 856 Calories from Fat 276

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g48.8%

Saturated Fat 13.5 g67.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 208.1 mg

Sodium 581.1 mg24.2%

Total Carbohydrates 64 g21.4%

Dietary Fiber 7.6 g30.3%

Sugars 13.5 g

Protein 79 g158.8%

Vitamin A 29.7% Vitamin C 42.4%

Calcium 13.4% Iron 34.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a plate mix together chocolate and cinnamon.

2. In a frying pan, melt butter, add onion and salt, saute for few minutes.
3. In a sauce pan, pour in chicken stock along with orange juice, heat for few minutes.
4. To the onion add garlic, coriander seeds, cumin seeds and almonds, cook for 2 minutes. Add chipotle pepper and chili powder, heat for another 2 minutes.
5. Add the chicken stock mixture to the onion mixture, add oregano, orange zest and coconut milk. Add chocolate, after 2 minutes, mix together.
6. Transfer back to the saucepan, and using a hand blender, blend until smooth.

7. On a tortilla, spread some rice, place some of the chicken, top with the sauce and wrap, serve.

Editors Review

Chicken mole is a very authentic Mexican dish, which you can try anytime. The unique addition of chocolate gives the dish an amazing taste. Check out the recipe video.