Chicken in Mole Sauce

Total Time: 45 minutes
Serves: 8
Chicken in Mole Sauce
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  • 3 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp. Kosher Salt
  • 1 tsp. Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Ground White Pepper
  • 8 Chicken Thighs
  • 3 tbsp. Lime Juice
  • 1 cup Doña Maria’s Original Mole Sauce
  • 1 cup Low-Sodium Chicken Broth
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Cilantro, chopped


  1. Heat oven to 375º F. Heat olive oil in a large, high-sided, oven-proof skillet over medium heat.
  2. Combine salt, cumin, garlic powder and pepper in a small mixing bowl.
  3. Season chicken thighs with spice blend.
  4. Add chicken to the pan, skin side down, and brown until golden, about 5 minutes.
  5. Turn chicken thighs over and add lime juice, scraping up any browned bits on bottom of the pan.
  6. Add Doña Maria® Original Mole Sauce and chicken broth and stir gently to dissolve sauce.
  7. Place pan in oven and bake uncovered 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  8. Remove pan from oven and transfer chicken to platter.
  9. Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve with white or red rice.
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