Island Molé Chicken
This tasty recipe for Island Molé Chicken was submitted by Rita Nobriga of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii.
Molé Sauce (recipe follows)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
6 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup chopped tomatoes for garnish (optional)
1 tablespoon chopped green onions for garnish (optional)
6 sprigs parsley for garnish (optional)
- Make Molé Sauce and set aside.
- In large skillet, place oil over medium heat. Add chicken and cook about 10 minutes or until brown on both sides. Remove chicken to large casserole dish.
- Pour Molé Sauce over chicken, cover and bake in 350°F (175°C) oven for about 30 minutes or until fork can be inserted in chicken with ease.
- To serve, arrange chicken on platter; spoon sauce on top. Garnish with sesame seeds, sour cream, chopped tomatoes, green onion and parsley sprigs, if desired.
Makes 6 servings.
Molé Sauce: In saucepan, place 3 tablespoons butter and melt over medium heat. Add 3 tablespoons flour, stirring until smooth. Gradually add 3/4 cup of Kahlua, stirring. Remove from heat and set aside. In blender container, place 1 cup chili sauce, 1/3 cup sugar, 1/3 cup chopped macadamia nuts, 1/3 cup cocoa powder, 1/4 cup pineapple juice, 1 tablespoon oil, 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves, 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper. Add Kahlua mixture and blend until nearly smooth.
Recipe provided courtesy of the National Chicken Council. Used with permission.