L.O.V.E.'s Dark Chocolate Chicken Molé

Servings:6

Ingredients:

1 Chicken, cut in 8 pieces

4 TBSP. L.O.V.E.’s Fresh Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1/4 Cup Raisins

2 Garlic cloves, minced

1/2 tsp. Cumin

1/4 tsp. Nutmeg

1/4 tsp. Ground cloves

1 Onion, chopped

1/4 tsp. Cinnamon

1 Green pepper, chopped

1/2 tsp. Salt

1/4 tsp. Pepper

1 tsp. Sugar

2 Large tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped

1 TBSP. Grated orange rind

2 Ounces unsweetened chocolate squares, chopped

2 TBSP. L.O.V.E.’s Dark Chocolate Balsamic Vinegar

2 TBSP. Chili powder (or to taste)

2 1/2 Cups Chicken broth

1/4 Cup Light rum

 

Directions:

In casserole, heat oil and cook garlic for a few moments to flavor oil; add chicken and brown. Remove chicken. In remaining fat, cook onion, green pepper, and tomato over gentle heat for 10minutes. To onion mixture, add chili powder, blending well. Add broth, almonds, raisins, seasonings, and rind; simmer, covered, 30 minutes longer. Add chocolate, stirring until melted. Add L.O.V.E.’s Dark Chocolate Balsamic Vinegar. Add rum. Replace chicken, spooning sauce over. Bake, covered, at 350 degrees for 1 hour, or until chicken is tender. Let cool 10 minutes before serving.