Mole con chica pollo

Mole con chica pollo

  • Prep Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 2 hrs 30 mins
  • Servings: 2
  • About This Recipe

    “The kids call this Chocolate Chicken – they love opening up the hen and finding the little relleno suprise inside.”


  • 2Cornish hens
  • 1bottleprepared mole
  • 1canwhole chili pepper
  • 1/4 lbcheddar cheese, cut into strips
  • 2tablespoonsKnorr chicken bouillon
  • 1/2 teaspoondried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoonchili powder
  • 1/2 teaspooncumin
  • 1/2 teaspooncinnamon
  • 1clovegarlic, minced
  • salt and pepper
  • Directions

  • Wash and remove gizzards and livers from cavities of hens.
  • Place innards in a small saucepan add water to cover by 1 inch, boullion, oregano, chile powder, cumin, cinnamon and garlic.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer.
  • Dry hens and sprinkle with salt and pepper, inside and out Remove chili peppers from can, put liquid from can into broth along with any left over chilis, chopped.
  • Place cheese inside of chili peppers and stuff inside hen.
  • Tuck wings, secure cavity with pin (I use turkey lacers) place in a deep oven going pan so that they fit snugly.
  • Remove broth from heat and strain Replace broth in pan, add Mole sauce.
  • Stir until smooth.
  • Pour Sauce over hens.
  • Bake,uncovered, basing with sauce every 20 minutes until done, about 1 1/2 hours.
  • Serve with tortillas, beans and pass the extra sauce.
  • Reviews

  • “I love mole and this was a fantastic dish with the relleno surprise. Made as directed except that I didn’t truss the game hens since they were packed into the pan quite tight and it didn’t seem to matter. Thanks, msintrepid! Made for Bargain Basement tag game.”