Chicken Mole Sopes

This streamlined version of Mexican mole gains flavor from Guelaguetza’s famous mole negro. Using this mole paste makes preparing mole in minutes and authentic with all the flavors of Oaxaca.
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chicken with mole, recipes with mole, sopes recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 296.67kcal

Ingredients

Chicken:

  • 4 1/2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 large chicken breasts

MOLE SAUCE:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 small bolillo substitute small French roll, cut into1-inch pieces
  • 1 California red chile pod stemmed, seeded, diced
  • 2 Roma tomatoes chopped
  • 2 cups reserved chicken broth
  • 1 tablet Mexican chocolate recommend Nestle-Abuelita
  • 4 ounces Mole Negro Paste

Sopes:

Optional

  • 8 fried eggs

Instructions

CHICKEN:

  • In a large pot, heat water, salt, and chicken. Once it starts to boil, lower the heat and simmer for about 20 minutes. Transfer chicken to plate to cool off, and then shred. Reserve broth.

MOLE SAUCE:

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, bolillo, chiles, and tomato, and sauté for 10 minutes, until soft.
  • Pour 2 cups of broth into a blender and add the sautéed ingredients. Add chocolate and mole paste, and blend until very smooth. Transfer the sauce to a large skillet.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add shredded chicken and stir until chicken is covered with the sauce.
  • Lower heat and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring continuously to keep it from sticking to the skillet.
  • Plate some mole on a serving plate and toss a handful of sesame seeds on top for garnish or serve over sopes.
  • Fill each sope with some warm chicken mole, top with a fried egg, and drizzle with additional mole sauce.

Notes

 Sopes are a delicious alternative to tacos and burritos. This popular Mexican dish can be made with all of your favorite ingredients such as beans, chicken, chorizo, or beef fajita. Be sure to add Queso Fresco and Mexican Crema for a finishing authentic taste!

Nutrition

Serving: 1sope | Calories: 296.67kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.18g | Protein: 13.28g | Fat: 5.47g | Saturated Fat: 0.85g | Cholesterol: 36.16mg | Sodium: 907.23mg | Potassium: 320.43mg | Fiber: 0.46g | Sugar: 1.47g | Vitamin A: 199.62IU | Vitamin C: 15.6mg | Calcium: 14.16mg | Iron: 1.76mg

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