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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.

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  • Servings: 8 servings, 1 chicken leg and 3/4 cup mole
This Recipe is: Low Sodium

Ingredients

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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.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 8 servings, 1 chicken leg and 3/4 cup mole
Calories 380
Calories from Fat 220
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 60mg 21%
Sodium 240mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 17%
Sugars 8g
Protein 26g
Vitamin A 20%
Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 10%
Iron 40%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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