Mirasol Mole Cooking Sauce
The Serious Foodie Mirasol Mole is an exciting, balanced sauce that works well with meat, fish, and eggs. The star ingredient is the fresh mirasol pepper, which is a fruity, medium hot pepper. This sauce uses the fresh version of mirasol to give a wonderful unique taste.
Mole is a sauce that is both common and exotic, made with various flavors and ingredients, and with a number of chili peppers, throughout Mexico. The dish has become a culinary symbol of Mexico’s mixed indigenous and European heritage. The ingredients of mole can be grouped into five distinct classes: chiles, sour, sweet, spices, and thickeners (such as nuts). Unsweetened chocolate is one of the most common Mole ingredients.
Instructions: Season one pound of boneless chicken thighs, cubed chicken or pork with salt and pepper. Add two tablespoons of vegetable oil in a saute pan on medium heat, and brown on all sides. Add contents of jar with 1/2 cup of water or chicken broth, and simmer for 15 minutes. Serve with rice and beans.