Mexican Pulled Chicken4.3/5 (BASED ON 1828 reviews)
Mole (pronounced mo-leh) from Puebla, Mexico is traditionally a deep, rich flavoured one-pot with ancho chilli, chipotle and chocolate, which gives the sauce its dark colour. Our quick version of tender pulled chicken takes inspiration from the Mole sauce, making for a tasty burger filling. The chipotle slaw adds crunch and colour to the toasted brioche bun and the paprika sweet potato fries tie it all together nicely!
Cook our delicious Mexican Pulled Chicken in just Minutes
We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Mexican Pulled Chicken. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Mexican Seasoning pot, a Chipotle Paste pot and a Mole Sauce pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Mexican Pulled Chicken in just 25 minutes.
How Our Recipes Kits Work
We provide flavour ingredients:
- Mexican Seasoning
- Chipotle Paste
- Mole Sauce
Your shopping list:
- boneless chicken thighs
- brioche buns
- pointed white cabbage or savoy/other cabbage
- medium sweet potatoes
Our 20 minute recipe
Heat the oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7 and then bring a non-stick pan of water to the boil for the chicken. Put the chicken thighs in the pan to poach for 10 mins over a medium heat. Meanwhile, toss the sweet potatoes with 1 tbsp of oil and the Mexican Seasoning on a baking tray and roast for 20 mins.
Meanwhile, put half of the Chipotle Paste into a salad bowl with the mayonnaise and stir well. Taste it, and if it’s too spicy, add some more mayonnaise, or if you want it spicier, add more Chipotle Paste. Then add the cabbage and carrots, mix well and put aside.
When just cooked, remove the chicken from the pan and put on a chopping board. Pour away the water. Use two forks to "pull" the chicken thighs apart, roughly shredding them. Return the pan to the hob and heat 1 tbsp olive oil over a medium heat. Add the Mole Sauce, stir quickly, and then add the shredded chicken. Stir-fry for 2 mins and then add 50ml water to loosen the sauce. Then stir occasionally for 2-3 mins, or until the water has mostly been absorbed, then turn off the heat.
When the potatoes are almost done, halve the buns and place them in the oven to warm up (cut side facing up). Assemble your bun by putting your pulled chicken mixture in and adding some chipotle slaw on top. Serve with the sweet potato wedges with extra slaw on the side.
Mexican Pulled Chicken Reviews
BASED ON 1828 reviews
Lesley-Anne - Jul 17, 2018
Absolute favourite for the whole family
Toni - Jul 17, 2018
Loved it!! Not usually a fan of slaw, but great addition!
Jacob - Jul 13, 2018
Cooked with quorn chicken and was quite dry but still tasty
Louise - Jul 13, 2018
too many flavours
Kirsty - Jul 12, 2018
So tasty and easy
Jackie - Jul 12, 2018
Really tasty, coleslaw certainly was spicy, another hit!
Steven - Jul 11, 2018
Beverley - Jul 10, 2018
Emma-Louise - Jul 04, 2018
Oh my word, this was phenomenal! So easy, BURSTING with flavour, defo my favourite dish so far!
Julian - Jul 03, 2018
Fabulous. Very professional but really easy to make.
Amanda - Jul 03, 2018
Could be spicier, but very tasty I added pickles in the bun was nice addition. Very messy to eat!!!
claire - Jul 01, 2018
Jodie - Jul 01, 2018
Yummy! Just the right amount of spice in the coleslaw! Would have liked the mole to be a little spicier!
Danielle - Jun 29, 2018
Danielle - Jun 29, 2018
Nicky - Jun 28, 2018
Really easy to make and full of flavour
Lucia - Jun 27, 2018
Its great but a bit too time consuming
Angela - Jun 26, 2018
Caz - Jun 26, 2018
Really lovely and so easy!
chris - Jun 26, 2018
Another stinking dish. The slaw is well worth it as well
Gregor - Jun 25, 2018
Not spicy enough
Kelly - Jun 25, 2018
Very easy to cook and very tasty
Becky - Jun 23, 2018
One of my favourites!
Nichola - Jun 22, 2018
Omg this was absolutely beautiful!!!
Michael - Jun 22, 2018
Very tasty! Quite a large portion
Julie - Jun 22, 2018
This is one of our favourites had it a couple of times now????
Richard - Jun 21, 2018
Very Tasty and so easy!
Erin - Jun 20, 2018
Used wraps instead, kept our fingers cleaner ha. Very tasty!
Erin - Jun 20, 2018
Used wraps instead of buns. Kept our fingers cleaner ha, very tasty!!
Maria - Jun 20, 2018
Slaw was delicious
Stevie-ann - Jun 19, 2018
Linda - Jun 16, 2018
Loved this one
Jeni - Jun 15, 2018
Love this recipe
Paul - Jun 14, 2018
Linda - Jun 14, 2018
Really enjoyed this
Sarah - Jun 11, 2018
Best recipe so far. Son loves it and he’s fussy
Steven - Jun 10, 2018
mohit - Jun 10, 2018
Best recipe so far here.
Kate - Jun 09, 2018
Amazing. Very tasty
Erica - Jun 08, 2018
One of my personal faves. This is fab!
Alicja - Jun 07, 2018
Lovely, spice level more 2 than 1
Anne - Jun 06, 2018
Thought the mixture for the chicken was a bit bland.
Wendy - Jun 06, 2018
One of our favourites.
Annette - Jun 02, 2018
Very tasty but prep slaw and sweet potatoes first but very yummy
Lisa - May 31, 2018
Fantastic dish. The kids loved it
Michele - May 27, 2018
Amazing! Had it three times now
Sam - May 26, 2018
Jennie - May 24, 2018
The coleslaw seemed a bit soggy, instead of grating the carrot I would shred it. The mole could be a touch sweeter, and I only needed half the spice mix for the fries. However, it was a tasty dinner!
Ceri - May 24, 2018
This was my first recipe with simply cook and I have to say I loved it! The combination work really nicely together can't wait to try more!
Judith - May 22, 2018
Really liked this recipe but having followed your instructions, we ended up with enough for 4 people!