Low Fat Quick Chicken Mole Recipe

Recipe Category: Low-Fat

Low Fat Quick Chicken Mole Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 skinless boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1 pound total
  • 4 1/2 ounces diced green chili peppers, drained
  • 2 cups hot cooked rice
  • flour tortillas, optional
  • chopped tomato, optional
  • shredded lettuce, optional
  • toasted, sliced almonds,, optional

Method

  1. Combine cocoa powder, chili powder, cumin, oregano, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a 1-1/2-quart microwave-safe casserole.
  2. Stir in tomato sauce, onion, and garlic.
  3. Microwave, covered, on 100 percent power (high) for 2 to 3 minutes or till mixture is bubbly around the edges, stirring once.
  4. Rinse chicken; pat dry.
  5. Cut into bite-size strips.
  6. Stir chicken and chili peppers into tomato sauce mixture.
  7. Cover; cook on high for 8 to 10 minutes or till chicken is tender and no longer pink, stirring evenly 3 minutes.
  8. Serve with hot cooked rice and warm tortillas, if desired.
  9. Garnish with tomato, lettuce, and toasted almonds, if desired.
  10. Makes 4 servings.
  11. Nutrition facts per serving: 262 cal , 4 g total fat 1 g sat fat, 59 mg cholesterol, 620 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate , 1 g dietary fiber, 26 g pro
  12. Daily Value: 23% vitamin.

C, 18% iron.

  1. Food exchanges: 1/2 vegetables, 1 1/2 bread, 3 meat.

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