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Chicken Mole

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Chicken Mole
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  • Makes: 6 servings

Chili powder, cocoa, garlic powder, and peanut butter make a traditional Mexican chicken dish. Serve it with brown rice for a mid-week dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken (fryer, cut into pieces, skin and fat removed)
  • 5 cup water
  • 1/4 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa
  • 1/2 tablespoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 5 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter (creamy)
  • 5 cup water

Directions

1. Place chicken in a large pot with the 1/4 cup of water. Cover and simmer until tender, about 45 minutes.

2. In a medium bowl, mix chili powder, oregano, cocoa, flour (1/2 cup plus 2 Tablespoons), pepper, and garlic powder along with 1 cup of water.

3. Add mixture from step 2 to chicken in pot, mix well.

4. Add peanut butter and 5 cups of water to chicken in pot; mix well.

5. Bring to a boil.

6. Reduce heat to medium. Cook for 10-15 minutes.

7. Stir and serve immediately.

Source: Oregon State University Cooperative Extension Service, Pictoral Recipes
Lynn Myers Steele, 2000
Oregon Family Nutrition Program

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Calories 425
Total Fat 29 g
Saturated Fat 8 g
Cholesterol 94 mg
Sodium 328 mg
Total Carbohydrate 14 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 26 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 47 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 427 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 425
Total Fat 29 g
Saturated Fat 8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 12 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7 g
Linoleic Acid 6 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 13 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 66 mg
Cholesterol 94 mg
Total Carbohydrate 14 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 26 g
Minerals
Calcium 47 mg
Potassium 427 mg
Sodium 328 mg
Copper 228 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 48 mg
Phosphorus 275 mg
Selenium 25 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 148 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 3 mg
Vitamin K 11 mcg
Folate 50 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 10 mg
Choline 95 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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Grains
3/4 ounces
Protein Foods
4 1/2 ounces

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