Chicken Mole Enchiladas

  • Yield: servings

Ingredients

1pound chicken breasts, marinated overnight in olive oil, cumin, cilantro and lime juice
4cups chicken broth
1teaspoon cumin
1teaspoon oregano
1teaspoon basil
1teaspoon cilantro
16ounces black beans
1-- green bell pepper
1-- red bell pepper
2-- jalapeno peppers
1-- serrano pepper
1small can green chilis
1medium onion
1tablespoon chopped garlic
1teaspoon cumin
1teaspoon oregano
1teaspoon basil
1teaspoon cilantro
1/2cup reserved chicken broth
Mole sauce:
1/2-- onion, finely chopped
2teaspoons olive oil
1teaspoon minced garlic
2-- chipotle chilis, de seeded and chopped
2-- ancho chilis, de seeded and chopped
1-- chilcostle chili (or New Mexico chili), de seeded and chopped
2tablespoons flour
2teaspoons cumin
2teaspoons basil
2teaspoons oregano
1teaspoon cinnamon
3cups chicken broth
2-- squares unsweetened baking chocolate
10-- flour tortillas
2cups shredded cheddar cheese
2cups shredded monterey jack cheese

Instructions

Preparation:
Marinate chicken.
Brown chicken breasts thoroughly in frying pan with 1 tbsp olive oil, over high heat.
Meanwhile bring 4 cups chicken broth to a boil. Add cumin, basil, oregano and cilantro.
Simmer chicken breasts for 30 minutes. Remove and cool slightly.
Reserve 1/2 cup chicken broth.

Prepare mole sauce:
Saute onion and garlic in oil until soft.
Stir in flour.
Add 3 cups chicken broth and bring to a boil.
Add chilis and spices.
Add chocolate.
Simmer for 30 minutes or more.

Prepare enchilada filling:
Saute green bell pepper, red bell pepper, jalapeno peppers, serrano pepper, small can green chilis, medium onion and chopped garlic in olive oil until soft.
Shred chicken with a fork.
Add chicken, black beans and spices to pan.
Add reserved chicken stock.
Simmer for 10 minutes.

Fill tortillas with filling, a spoon full of sauce and a sprinkle of cheese.
Place in a 9"x12" baking pan sprayed with non-stick spray.
Top with remaining mole sauce and remaining cheese.
Bake in pre-heated oven at 350 F for 30 minutes or until browned.
Serve with salsa and sour cream if desired.

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