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Chicken Mole Enchiladas

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Dried ancho chiles; (3/4
  • -ounces)
  • 3 Dried mulato chiles; (3/4
  • -ounces)
  • 2 Dried pasilla chiles; (1/2
  • -ounce)
  • 2 c Water
  • 2 tb Slivered almonds
  • 2 tb Unsalted pumpkinseed kernels
  • 1 tb Sesame seeds
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1/2 c Chopped onion
  • 2 Cloves garlic; crushed
  • 1/4 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 ts Ground cumin
  • 1/8 ts Ground cloves
  • 1 Corn tortilla; (6-inch)
  • 3/4 c Low-salt chicken broth
  • 14 1/2 oz No-salt-added whole
  • -tomatoes; (1 can) drained
  • -and chopped
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 oz Semisweet chocolate; chopped
  • 12 Corn tortillas; (6-inch)
  • 3 c Shredded cooked chicken
  • -breast; boned
  • 6 tb Shredded Monterey Jack
  • -cheese; (1-1/2 ounces)
  • Sliced onions
  • Shredded lettuce and sliced
  • -radishes


Remove stems and seeds from chiles.

Combine chiles and water in a medium saucepan, and bring to a boil; remove
from heat. Cover and let stand 1 hour. Drain and set aside.

Combine almonds and pumpkinseed kernels in a small skillet over medium
heat. Cook for 5 minutes or until lightly browned, shaking skillet
frequently. Remove from skillet, and set aside.

Add sesame seeds to skillet, and place over medium heat; cook 2 minutes or
until lightly browned, shaking skillet frequently. Remove from skillet, and
set aside.

Coat a medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray, and place over medium
heat until hot. Add onion and garlic, and sauté 5 minutes or until tender.
Add cinnamon, cumin, and cloves, and cook for 1 minute, stirring
constantly. Set aside.

Place almonds, pumpkinseed kernels, and sesame seeds in a food processor,
and process until finely ground. Add tortilla pieces, and process until
finely ground. Add chiles, onion mixture, chicken broth, and tomatoes, and
process until smooth.

Pour mixture into a medium nonstick skillet. Add salt and chocolate, and
cook over low heat 5 minutes or until chocolate melts, stirring frequently.
Set mole aside.

Wrap 12 corn tortillas first in damp paper towels and then in aluminum
foil; bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or until softened. Spread 1
tablespoon mole over each tortilla; top each with 1/4 cup shredded chicken,
and rollup. Place filled tortillas in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Cover and
bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Yield: 6 servings.
NOTES : Top with sliced onions, shredded lettuce, and sliced radishes, if
desired. To serve, arrange 2 enchiladas on each of 6 serving plates; spoon
1/4 cup mole over each serving, and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon cheese.

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