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

  • 1.

    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.

  • 2.

    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.

  • 3.

    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.

  • 4.

    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

Great flavours

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

Really tasty

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

Very tasty

Danielle - Jun 29, 2018

Very tasty

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

Loved it

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

Amazing flavours!

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!


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