*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                CHICKEN MOLE
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Poultry                          Main Dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    3       tb           Oil
    2 1/2   lb           Chicken pieces
    2       tb           Minced garlic
      3/4   c            Diced onion
    2       c            Chicken broth
    1       c            Peeled seeded tomatoes
                         - (canned)
    2       tb           Epazote or oregano
      1/4   lb           Assorted Mexican chiles
                         -such as pasilla, guajillo
                         - and mulata
                         - stems and seeds removed
      1/2   ts           Ground cloves
    1       tb           Cocoa powder
      1/2   ts           Cinnamon
      1/4   c            Shelled almonds
 
   HEAT THE OIL in a large, lidded skillet and brown the chicken pieces on all
   sides. Add all other ingredients, bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat to
   low and simmer until chicken is done, about 30 minutes. Remove the chicken
   to a platter and set aside. Place the cooking liquid in a blender or food
   processor and blend until as smooth as possible. Return the sauce to the
   skillet, replace the chicken and cook everything together another 10
   minutes. Serve with tortillas, rice, beans and tamales.
  
 
 
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