Chicken Mole Sandwich with Mole Rice

Kathy Griffin

By
@bamagirl125

I have had Mole before but always when I went to a Mexican restaurant, So this is the first time I have ever cooked with it, and I gotta say I think I will keep this on hand. Didn't know what to make to go with it so I made rice


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Comments:

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3-4
chicken breast
1 jar(s)
mole sauce( i used dona' maria)
4-5 c
hot water

MOLE RICE

1 c
instant rice ( i used 1 boil in bag, uncooked)
1/2 c
orzo pasta, uncooked
1 1/2 c
water
4 Tbsp
butter
1 tsp
chili powder
1 tsp
kosher salt
1/2 tsp
black pepper

AVOCADO SPREAD

1
avocado
1/2 c
greek yogurt, plain
1/2 tsp
red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp
kosher salt or to taste

TYPE OF BREAD TO USE

i used puff pastry ( see step 4) but you can use whatever type you want

Directions Step-By-Step

1
CHICKEN**** Place chicken breast in a crock pot, in a bowl add mole sauce and 1 cup hot water, mix until sauce is almost smooth. Pour over chicken. Use enough hot water and cover chicken, cook on high until chicken reaches an internal temp of 165. Reduce to setting to keep warm, The chicken is already done at this point. Remove from bone when ready to build your sammie
2
RICE**** In a medium sauce pan melt butter on medium high, add the rice, orzo, chili powder, salt & pepper, cook for 3 minutes, keep well stirred so it doesn't burn. Add 2 cups water, bring to a boil, remove from heat and cover. Let set until all water is absorbed. When ready to serve fluff with fork and add some of the mole sauce from the crock pot over it.
3
AVOCADO SPREAD**** Split avocado in half and remove seed and remove skin, place in bowl, using a fork smash the avocado, add yogurt, salt and pepper flakes, mix well
4
BUILD YOUR SAMMIE**** Cut the thawed sheet of puff pastry into 6 pieces, place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper,place another sheet of parchment paper on top of pastry, place another baking sheet on top of that, if your sheets aren't heavy place a iron skillet on top for weight, or 2 bricks wrapped in foil. bake for 20-25 minutes in a preheated 350 degree oven. let cool, spread avocado spread on each piece, add chicken. split in half and serve beside rice. **** You can use any bread you want****

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican