Mole Tender Chicken

If you haven’t tried mole (pronounced “mo-lay”) sauce, you haven’t lived! It’s an unbelievably rich, Latin-rooted mixture and I just have to say one thing about it: chocolate! Oh yes, ladies, C-H-O-C-O-L-A-T-E!!!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 Serves


  • 4 6-oz. boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 small yellow onion chopped
  • 1 cup chicken broth


  • Place chicken in a large slow cooker and pour lime juice evenly over the top.
  • In a small bowl, combine dry ingredients and sprinkle mixture over chicken. Top with onion and broth.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 10 hours, stirring occasionally.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Mexi-Cauli Rice (follow Day 2 directions for Cauli-Rice and add a little lime juice and cilantro). Add a big salad tossed with Leanne’s Basic Vinaigrette.
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