Heart Healthy Chicken Mole Recipe
In a saucepan over medium heat, heat the oil until hot. Add the onion and garlic and sauté until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the chipotle pepper, raisins, lime juice and tomatoes and stir to combine. Bring to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes.
Carefully pour the mixture into a blender. Add the almonds, broth, chili powder, cinnamon and black pepper. Purée the mixture until smooth
Return the mixture to the saucepan and cook over medium heat for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the chocolate and stir constantly until melted. Add the shredded chicken and heat through.
Serve chicken on tortillas and garnish with lime wedges and cilantro.
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About This Healthy Recipe
In the mood for a Mexican chicken dish tonight? Try this delicious and healthy Chicken Mole recipe. This heart healthy chicken recipe is low in saturated fat, since it is made using lean chicken breast. Since it also uses low-sodium or no salt added ingredients, it is also low in sodium, which is helpful if you are trying to manage your blood pressure. What makes this recipe a real standout, however, is the classic Mexican taste of the Mole sauce, which combines the rich flavors of chocolate along with raisins, almonds and garlic to create an irresistibly tasty dish. If you want to make this dish gluten-free, you can swap out the tortillas called for in the recipe for gluten-free tortillas. Perfect for a special dinner or a weekday staple, you can make this healthy chicken dish any time you’re in the mood for some Mexican flair because it’s easy to make.