Recipe

Green Mole

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Serve this green mole sauce over chicken legs, or any chicken pieces you have available, for a quick and delicious meal. This creamy mole is quick to prepare and uses tomatillos, chiles, lettuce, cilantro and parsley, which is where all the green color comes from.

15 mins. to Prepare

25 mins. Cooking Time

0 mins. Standing Time

40 mins. Total

Servings: 8 servings, 1 chicken leg and 3/4 cup mole

This recipe is: Low Sodium

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Directions

PLACE chicken legs in a large pot with enough water to cover; boil for about 15 minutes or until cooked through. Set aside. Reserve broth.

PLACE tomatillos, chiles, onion, lettuce, cilantro, parsley, garlic and pepper in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.

HEAT oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Carefully add tomatillo mixture; stir. Cook for 5 minutes.

PLACE pepitas, evaporated milk, 1 cup reserved broth from cooking chicken and bouillon in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.

ADD pepita mixture to skillet; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes.

PLACE chicken on a serving plate; cover with about ¾ cup sauce. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and serve.

Cook's Tip: To roast the sesame seeds, place them in a pan. Cook, shaking pan until golden brown. Shake constantly to avoid burning.
Amount Per Serving
Servings: 8 servings, 1 chicken leg and 3/4 cup mole
Calories380
Calories from Fat220
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 5g24%
Cholesterol 60mg21%
Sodium 240mg10%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Dietary Fiber 4g17%
Sugars 8g
Protein 26g
Vitamin A20%
Vitamin C30%
Calcium10%
Iron40%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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