Saturday, July 25, 2009

Enchiladas de Mole

Here comes some real Mexican enchiladas with mole topped with a mix of crumbled cheese and sour cream. This dish has a bit of spiciness, sweetness and chocolate, which is what you find in mole. Mole poblano is the specific name of this sauce, a blend of several ingredients. It contains a combination of 4 popular Mexican chili peppers, nuts, Mexican chocolate and spices. This sauce is complicated to make by scratch and it is better store-bought.

Serves 4-6
Preparation Time : 20 mins
Cooking Time : 15 mins
Printable Recipe


1/2 whole roasted chicken
1 jar La Costena mole
3-4 cups water
1 cup sour cream
feta cheese, as much as you want
250g cream cheese
1 onion, minced
soft tortillas


1. Shred chicken.

2. In a medium saucepan, add mole and water over medium-high heat. Boil and stir occasionally until dissolved.

3. Meanwhile, combine sour cream, cream cheese and feta cheese.

4. On a frying pan, heat oil over medium-high heat and pan fried tortillas until slightly crunchy and still bendable.

5. Dip tortilla in mole.

6. Place tortilla on a plate and fill it with chicken and chopped onion. Fold it and top with cheese mix.

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