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Chicken Mole With Fiesta Corn and Rice

Total Time - 25 minutes / Makes 4 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare chicken through step 2 and begin to brown chicken - 5 minutes
  • Prepare rice through step 3 and begin to simmer - 5 minutes
  • Complete both and serve - 15 minutes

Chicken Mole With Fiesta Corn and Rice

Chicken Mole

2 tablespoons yellow cornmeal
1 teaspoon adobo seasoning
large zip-top bag
1 pound boneless chicken tenders
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 cloves fresh garlic
1/4 cup frozen diced onions
1/4 cup frozen diced green bell peppers
1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes/green chiles (undrained)
1 (8-ounce) can Spanish tomato sauce
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke flavoring


1. Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Place cornmeal and adobo in zip-top bag; shake to mix. Add chicken, seal tightly, and shake to coat. Wash hands.
2. Place olive oil in pan; swirl to coat. Add chicken, using tongs, and cook 5–7 minutes, turning occasionally, to brown evenly.
3. Remove chicken from pan; set aside. Crush garlic, using garlic press, into pan; add onions and peppers. Cook 2–3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions begin to brown.
4. Stir in remaining ingredients; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated. Stir chicken into sauce; cover, reduce to low, and simmer 5 minutes. Serve. 

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 210kcal; FAT 6g; CHOL 65mg; SODIUM 1070mg; CARB 12g; FIBER 3g; PROTEIN 28g; VIT A 30%; VIT C 25%; CALC 6%; IRON 20%

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Fiesta Corn and Rice

1 1/2 cups water
1 (6-ounce) box Mexican fiesta rice (10-minute type)
1 (10-ounce) box frozen whole kernel corn
1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chiles (undrained)

1. Place water in medium saucepan. Cover and bring to boil on high.
2. Stir in rice, seasoning packet (from rice), corn, and chiles; cover and return to boil.
3. Stir, cover, and reduce to medium; simmer 8 minutes.
4. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with fork and serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 220kcal; FAT 1g; CHOL 0mg; SODIUM 820mg; CARB 48g; FIBER 4g; PROTEIN 6g; VIT A 4%; VIT C 35%; CALC 6%; IRON 8%

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Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 1 (6-oz) box Mexican fiesta rice (10-min variety)
Add to your grocery list 1 (8-oz) can Spanish tomato sauce
Add to your grocery list 1 tsp adobo seasoning
Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp chili powder
Add to your grocery list 1 (4 1/2-oz) can chopped green chilies
Add to your grocery list cooking spray
Add to your grocery list 1 (10-oz) can diced tomatoes and green chilies
Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
Add to your grocery list large zip-top bag
Add to your grocery list 1/2 tsp liquid smoke flavoring
Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp yellow cornmeal

Add to your grocery list 1 (10-oz) box corn kernels
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup diced green peppers
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup diced onions

Add to your grocery list 1 lb chicken tenderloins

Add to your grocery list 2 cloves fresh garlic

Suggested Items
Add to your grocery list chocolate pudding
Add to your grocery list tortillas
Add to your grocery list fresh salad blend

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Utensils & Cookware

  • large sauté pan with lid
  • medium saucepan with lid
  • garlic press, tongs
  • cooking spoons
  • measuring utensils
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Aprons Advice

The word "mole" comes from the Aztec word "molli" meaning concoction, stew, or sauce. Generally, mole is known as a spicy Mexican chocolate sauce.

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