Mole
45 Min
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Tricky
Mole
Ingredients : 
  • 60 g Beef Dripping (Lard)
  • 60 g Flour (Plain)
  • 1 Onion (Diced)
  • 1 teaspoon of Chopped Garlic
  • 1/2 Tin of Chopped Tomatoes
  • 70 g Sun Dried Tomatoes
  • 30 g Unsalted Peanuts
  • 30 g Oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Cinnamon (1 Stick)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Chinese Five Spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Thyme
  • 1 teaspoon of Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Medium Chilli (Diced & seeded)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Chilli Flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Chilli Powder
  • 750 ml of Chicken Stock ( 4 stock cubes)
  • 1 Clove

Mole (pronounced Mol-a) is the national dish of Mexico. It is a spicy paste that is used in cooking. 

 

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Method : 
  • Melt the 60 g of beef dripping or lard in a pan.
  • Fry off the onion , Garlic & Chilli until the onion is translucent

Add the following ingredients into a food processor :

  • 1/2 Tin Chopped tomatoes
  • 70 g Sun Dried tomatoes   **
  • 30 gUnsalted Peanuts
  • 30 g Oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Chinese five spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Thyme
  • 1 teaspoon of Cocoa Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Chilli Flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Chilli Powder
  • 1 Clove

When the Onions , Garlic & Chillies are cooked add them to the food processor. Add a little more oil to the pan then add the 60 g of flour to form a roux.

  • Add the 750 ml of Chicken stock to the pan
  • Mix well.
  • Add the contents of the food processor to the stock and mix together well.
  • Leave to cook on a low heat for 30 minutes.


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