Mole Chicken Chili

Expand your chili repertoire with a spicy chicken, chile and chocolate mixture that's big on flavor!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
1
medium onion, chopped
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped
2
cloves garlic, chopped
2
medium jalapeño chiles, seeded, chopped
2
cans (14.5 oz each) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
1/2
cup water
2
tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa or 1 oz unsweetened baking chocolate, chopped
1
tablespoon chili powder
1/2
teaspoon kosher (coarse) salt
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
Roasted salted hulled pumpkin seeds (pepitas), if desired
Soft corn tortillas, if desired
  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until browned. Add onion, bell pepper, garlic and jalapeño chiles; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 2 Stir in tomatoes, water, cocoa, chili powder, salt and cinnamon. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center and chili is desired consistency. Sprinkle individual servings with pepitas. Serve with corn tortillas.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    280
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    570mg
    570%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    12g
    12%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    26g
    26%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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