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Crockpot Chicken Mole

Don’t spend all day slaving over the stove to make mole, here is a recipe to make it in a crockpot.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Chicken, Crockpot, Mole, Slow Cooker Recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 463kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 5 pound whole chicken cleaned and giblets/neck discarded
  • 6 ounces tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon chicken base
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 14.5 ounces chicken broth
  • 1 ounce Mexican chocolate Abuelita
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 2 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Place all ingredients except chicken into your crock pot. Mix well while heating on high. After chocolate is mostly melted add your chicken. Cover and cook the entire day, or at least 6 hours. Check taste for salt. To serve, strain sauce and retain. Pull chicken off the bone.

Recipe Tips

Serve with warm tortillas, make burritos and serve with cheese and sour cream. You can also serve this over white rice. This is a recipe that is requested constantly at potlucks and my 12 and 7 year olds love it.


Calories: 463kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 970mg | Potassium: 673mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 535IU | Vitamin C: 10.6mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 3.6mg
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