Prep: 20 Mins Cook: 45 Mins
A finalist in the 2002 Ortegar "Create a Fiesta, Win a Siesta!" Contest, this dish was submitted by Loanne Chiu of Fort Worth, Texas. This recipe is a savory blend of chocolate milk, red bell peppers, taco sauce, salsa, almonds and a hint of cinnamon to

Sweet and Zesty Chicken Molé

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tsps. seasoned salt, divided
  • 12 (about 4 pounds) chicken thighs, skinless
  • 2 tbls. vegetable oil
  • 1 bottle ORTEGA Thick & Smooth Taco Sauce - Mild
  • 1 cup ORTEGA Salsa - Homestyle Recipe (Mild)
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup raisins (optional)
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 garnish romaine lettuce leaves, cooked rice and/or toasted sesame seeds

Directions

  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tsps. seasoned salt, divided
  • 12 (about 4 pounds) chicken thighs, skinless
  • 2 tbls. vegetable oil
  • 1 bottle ORTEGA Thick & Smooth Taco Sauce - Mild
  • 1 cup ORTEGA Salsa - Homestyle Recipe (Mild)
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup raisins (optional)
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 garnish romaine lettuce leaves, cooked rice and/or toasted sesame seeds
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