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Chicken Mole Slow Cooker Tacos

At this house, tacos are welcome every night of the week. But, with Cinco de Mayo coming tomorrow, tacos are must!  These Chicken Mole Slow Cooker Tacos are going to be a new favorite around here. Mole can be a little tricky and time consuming to make, but this recipe really only requires all the ingredients to be blended in a food processor or blender and then just pour it over the chicken and turn on the slow cooker. Sweet and spicy, mole is a unique flavor that’s sure to be a hit this Cinco de Mayo.

Oh and how about these fun Taco Holders? Why would you ever eat a taco off an ordinary flat plate? My kids instantly thought dinner was a lot more exciting eating from these.

_mole tacos 1 _mole tacos 2Chicken Mole Slower Cooker Tacos

  • 1 medium onion roughly chopped
  • 1 can of stewed tomatoes
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 3-4 chipotle peppers in adobe sauce
  • 2 tbsp. peanut butter
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. Mexican oregano
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. coriander
  • 50 g or 1/2 bar of dark chocolate (I used 72% Ghirardelli)
  • 6 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • corn tortillas
  • cilantro, radishes, and limes to garnish

Place first 13 in a a food processor or blender, blender into smooth. Place the chicken in the bottom of a slow cooker, cover with the mole sauce. Cook on low for at least 6 hours. Shred the chicken and serve in corn tortillas with fresh cilantro, limes, radishes, and hot sauce._mole tacos 3 _mole tacos 4 _mole tacos 5 _mole tacos 7I love a slow cooker dinner. There’s nothing better then coming home to a meal that’s done and ready to eat! _mole tacos 8

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