Crock Pot Dark Chocolate Pepper Chicken Slow Cooker Recipe

Recipe Category: Chicken


Crock Pot Dark Chocolate Pepper Chicken Slow Cooker Recipe


  • 2 lbs chicken pieces (breasts and legs work well) bone in, Skin removed
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed or minced
  • 6 – 7 whole tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 5 dried New Mexico chili peppers, rehydrated and chopped
  • ¼ cup almond butter
  • 2.5 oz. dark chocolate (70% or above) 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp cinnamon powder
  • ½ tsp guajillpo chili powder
  • 1 avocado, cilantro and jalapeno, all chopped.


  1. Rub the salt and pepper on the chicken pieces
  2. Place the ghee on a skillet and heat well
  3. Toss in the chicken pieces and allow both sides to brown well
  4. Transfer the browned chicken pieces into a crock pot
  5. Place the onion into the same skillet and temper until soft and tender
  6. Mix in the crushed or minced garlic and leave for 2 minutes
  7. Remove the garlic and onion and insert into the crock pot
  8. Mix in the tomatoes, almond butter, chili peppers and dark chocolate
  9. Sprinkle the spices and the salt into the crock pot
  10. Allow to cook for about 4-6 hours on low
  11. Place avocado, jalapeno and cilantro on top of the mole and serve

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