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Chicken mole

Chocolate adds a lovely depth of flavour!
chicken mole
1H 30M

Mole is a Mexican dish packed full of rich flavours of dark chocolate, spices and white.

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1.Using kitchen scissors, cut along both sides of chickens’ backbones; discard backbones. Halve chickens along the breastbones then cut each half into two pieces.
2.Coat chicken in flour; shake off excess. Heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat; cook chicken, in batches, until browned. Drain on absorbent paper.
3.Cook onion, chilli and garlic in the same pan, stirring, over medium heat, for 5 minutes or until onion softens. Add spices to pan; cook, stirring, for 30 seconds or until fragrant.
4.Return chicken to pan with tomatoes, capsicum and wine; simmer, covered, for 20 minutes. Uncover; simmer for 20 minutes or until chicken is tender and sauce thickens slightly.
5.Add chocolate; cook, stirring, until sauce is smooth. Season to taste. Discard cinnamon stick. Serve chicken with sauce; sprinkle with parsley.

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