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Monday, May 31, 2010

Shredded Chicken Mole

Sometimes pictures just don't do you justice. The truth is, this dish was excellent. Try it and you'll see.

Shredded Chicken Mole:

Take about 5 large breasts, or 8-10 tenders. Chop into olive-sized chunks and give a nice dose of salt and pepper. Chop 1 half large onion, set aside.

Pan fry chicken with about 2 Tbs olive oil on high until starting to brown. Add in onion and fry another few minutes. Pop in 6-8 cloves garlic through a press. Stir and fry another minute or so. Squeeze juice from 2-3 juicy oranges into mix, and also add 1 1/2 cup boiling chicken broth. Stir, bring to boil and reduce heat to low. Add in 2-3 Tbs dried Pasilla chili, more salt and pepper, some New Mexico chili powder, some onion powder, some ground cumin. Simmer this for at least 20 minutes, maybe 30. Break up and shred the chicken with a fork and spatula. Add in some dark chocolate. I used about 3 Tbs of 70% dark chocolate. Melt that in for about 5 minutes, and you're ready to go.

Serve with tortilla chips as an appetizer.


~ Brock

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