Shortcut Chicken Mole

Shortcut Chicken Mole

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  • Makes: 2 servings
  • Start to Finish 20 mins
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 41


  • 3/4 cup quick-cooking rice
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 medium red and/or yellow sweet pepper, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 of a small onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 6 ounces cooked chicken, cut into bite-size strips
  • 1 cup purchased salsa
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Fresh herb sprigs (optional)


  1. Cook rice according to package directions; keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, coat an unheated large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat over medium heat. Add sweet pepper and onion to hot skillet. Cook and stir for 3 to 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add chicken, salsa, cocoa powder, and cumin to skillet. Heat through, stirring gently. Serve chicken with hot cooked rice. If desired, garnish with fresh herb sprigs. Makes 2 servings.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 2
PER SERVING: 354 cal., 7 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 76 mg chol., 356 mg sodium, 41 g carb. (3 g fiber), 30 g pro.

Diabetic Exchanges

Vegetables (d.e): 2; Fat (d.e): 1; Starch (d.e): 2; Lean Meat (d.e): 3