Green Mole

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Green Mole
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Level
Easy
Recipe Info - Serving Size
Servings
8 servings, 1 chicken leg and 3/4 cup mole
Recipe Info - Prep Time
Prep 
15 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
Cook 
25 min
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.

Ingredients

Make It

Step 1

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.

Step 2

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

Step 3

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

Step 4

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

Step 5

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

Step 6

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.

Ingredients