Mexican mole drumsticks

  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time35 mins
  • Makes4 servings
Mexican mole drumsticks

Photo: Roberto Caruso

Chicken + chocolate = weeknight dinner success. This Mexican-style dish may not be Insta-worthy, but it more than makes up for it in flavour.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth

  • 56 g finely chopped semi-sweet chocolate, (about 1/3 cup)

  • 4 tbsp toasted sesame seeds, divided

  • 1/4 cup orange juice

  • 2 tbsp almond butter

  • 4 tsp canola oil, divided

  • 1 onion, halved and thinly sliced

  • 8 chicken drumsticks, (about 1 kg)

  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin, divided

  • 1 tsp cinnamon, divided

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1/2 cup cilantro, (optional)

  • 4 small crusty buns, (could also use bolillos)



Nutrition (per serving)

Protein 38g, Carbohydrates 50g, Fat 38g, Fibre 5g, Sodium 807mg.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent May/June 2019 issue. Photo by Roberto Caruso.

This article was originally published on May 02, 2019
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