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Mole Poblano

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Mole Poblano

An ancient dish with 20 ingredients that will blow you mind. totally excellent.
4.68 from 28 votes
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Course: Sauce
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Sauce
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 268kcal



  • Remove and discard the stems and seeds from the dried chilies.
  • Tear into pieces and soak in the warm chicken stock for 30 minutes.
  • Working in batches, combine the chilies and stock with the remaining ingredients, except the lard and chocolate, in an electric blender and process to form a thick paste.
  • Heat the lard in a pot over high heat and cook the puree for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Add the chocolate and stir until melted.
  • The sauce should be quite thick but may need to be thinned slightly with a little chicken stock.
  • Serve over cooked turkey, chicken, or pork, garnished with sesame seeds.


Calories: 268kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 163mg | Potassium: 290mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g