Cinco de Mayo Recipes: An Easy Mole Chicken Enchiladas Recipe You Can Make in Less Than an Hour by 30Seconds Food

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Cinco de Mayo Recipes: An Easy Mole Chicken Enchiladas Recipe You Can Make in Less Than an Hour

Mole is a classic Mexican sauce that usually contains a long list of ingredients like chiles, herbs, spices, sweeteners like chocolate, nuts and seeds. This easy mole chicken enchiladas recipe has a simplified mole sauce to make it easier for home cooks to recreate the dish in less time. 

Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients

Mole Sauce

Enchiladas

  • flour tortillas
  • 3 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 3 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend

Here's how to make it: 

  1. To make the mole sauce, soak the ancho chiles in the hot water for about 15 minutes. Pour the mixture into a blender. Add the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.  
  2. Spread about a 1/2 cup of the mole sauce on the bottom of a 13x9-inch baking pan
  3. To each tortilla, add some chicken, cheese and onion. Drizzle with a little mole sauce. Roll up and place seam side down in the baking pan. 
  4. Pour the remaining mole over the enchiladas. Cover the enchiladas with foil and bake in a preheated 400-degree F oven for about 15 minutes. Uncover and bake about 10 minutes more. 

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