Marvelous Mole

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Marvelous Mole

Added by: on Jul 8th, 2014
The granddaughter of Texan Margarita Sames (who is rumored to have invented the Margarita) first taught me how to make a basic version of this recipe with chicken, peanuts and chocolate. I’ve dispensed with the jar of Mexican mole she uses as well as the fistfuls of peanuts. Reese’s peanut .. more >
Prep Time:
15 min
Cook Time:
45 min
Ready In:
60 min



Original Recipe Yield: 4 servings


  • 1 rotisserie chicken, shredded to a rag and a bone
  • 1 tablespoon-ish olive oil
  • 1 large onion, sliced thin; a Vidalia or yellow onion is nice
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 can 28-ounce whole tomatoes, coarsely chopped (save juice for another use)
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce with 1 tablespoon adobo sauce from the can
  • 2 oz semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • cups Several Reese’s peanut butter
  • Some Jif crunchy peanut butter
Nutrition Facts
Marvelous Mole

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 330

  • Total Fat: 14.1 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 4.9 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 82.9 mg
  • Sodium: 365.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.1 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 4.1 g
  •     Sugars: 16.8 g
  • Protein: 31.5 g

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Heat oil in large pot over medium-high heat.


Sautee onion and garlic until yellowish.


Add all the ingredients (except chicken, Reese’s cups and peanut butter) and simmer about 7 minutes.


Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer about 10-15 minutes more, blending in Reese’s cups and peanut butter.


Throw in shredded chicken until heated through, about 10 minutes more.


Add salt and pepper to taste, remove the cinnamon stick; serve on top of corn chips in an appropriate vessel.


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