Manchamanteles Mole with Jalapeno Pickled Onions

4.3/5 from 4 Customers

30 minutes

45 minutes

2/5

In stock
£3.25

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In Mexico ‘mole’ (pronounced mo-lay) is the name for a sauce made predominantly of chillies and a range of other ingredients from spices and
fruit, to nuts, seeds and even chocolate! This version is called manchamanteles which literally translated means “tablecloth stainer” due to the addition of annatto seeds which create a bright red oil. Ground ancho and pasilla chillies are also added along with cinnamon, charred vegetables and pineapple resulting in a deliciously rich and fruity sauce.

Recipe

30 minutes

45 minutes

2/5

Serves

4

Effort

Medium Effort

Main Ingredient

Chicken

Dietary

Vegetarian

Veggie Friendly

Gluten Free

Gluten Free

Taste Profile

Meal Taste

Rich

Meal Taste

Sweet

Origin

Popular Style

Mexican

Country

Mexico

Annatto Seeds: annatto
Mole Ground Spices: ancho chilli, pasilla chilli, cinnamon, cloves, allspice, black pepper, Mexican oregano, paprika
Pickled Onion Spices: green chilli, coriander

May contain traces of celery, mustard and sesame
Allergens are listed in CAPITALS

  • 4 chicken legs or large thighs or 3 large courgettes for a veg version
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • ½ medium pineapple (or 200g ready-prepared)
  • 1 lime
  • Sour cream to serve (optional)
  • Rice to serve
  • Large lidded pan
  • Large frying pan
  • Small pan
  • Blender

Product Rating (4):

4/5

Delicious Mole with spicy onions and some tasty fiiineapple on the side. Yuuum!

Becki Thomas View More

Looks fab! Happy spicing!

3/5

Loved the jalapeno onions but not so sure about the spicing of the mole, and found it a bit grainy.

Chloe Hayward-grant View More

Glad you enjoyed the Jalapeno Pickled Onions, sorry to hear you were a bit unsure about the spicing of the mole- I have passed this feedback on to the recipe development team!

5/5

Once again the meal was amazing! We loved the pickled onions and the chicken was sooo tender! Not as spicy as others weve had so that was a nice change!

Polly Aked View More

YUM looks like a magnificent Mole to us- we love this deliciously rich and fruity sauce!

5/5

From the Taco Legend book I made Manchamanteles Mole, Sonoran Beans, Arroz Verde and corn tortillas. The Mole tastes incredible with a real freshness from the pineapple and a deeply spiced but not hot spicy flavour. The Sonoran beans are maybe one of the best things I have ever eaten ever. Simply amazing with the tang from the cheese and the chillis soaked in the lime juice.

Andrew Bjonnes View More

Arriba, that's so fantastic to hear! This looks like a truly terrific Taco Legend meal- hats off to the chef!

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