Southwestern Recipes

Quick Mexican Pork Mole

Traditional Mexican mole sauce is a heady mixture of chiles, spices, fruit and unsweetened chocolate, often served with chicken or pork. This simplified version has lots of flavor, just like the original, but with a fraction of the ingredients.

Quick Mexican Pork Mole

Prep: 10 min | Cook: 15 min | Yield: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 pound pork tenderloin or boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces
  • 1/2 cup Kraft Original Barbecue Sauce
  • 1 square Baker's Unsweetened Chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 cups hot cooked rice


  1. Cook and stir onion and garlic in hot oil in large skillet on medium heat until tender.
  2. Increase heat to high. Add pork; cook and stir for 5 minutes or until pork is golden brown on all sides.
  3. Add 1/2 cup water, barbecue sauce, chocolate and crushed red pepper; mix well. Bring to a boil; cover. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer for 10 minutes or until pork is cooked through, stirring occasionally.
  4. Serve over rice.


Recipe and photo used with permission from: Kraft Heinz Company

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