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:

4
boneless chicken thighs
 
2
brioche buns
 
half
pointed white cabbage or savoy/other cabbage
 
2
carrots
 
3Tbsp
mayonnaise
 
2
medium sweet potatoes
 
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Our 25 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.

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Mexican Pulled Chicken Reviews

BASED ON 2326 reviews

Nicola - Sep 21, 2018

Didnt really find it that tasty although the kids enjoyed it.dont think I would pick this one again.

Diane - Sep 21, 2018

Delicious- this is the second time I’ve made this recipe and it didn’t disappoint. I used chicken breast instead of thighs and the meat was juicy and tender. This will be on my list again!

Jessica - Sep 20, 2018

Amazing

Gareth - Sep 19, 2018

The pulled chicken was a bit bland along with the slaw the sweet potato saved the meal rather disappointed with the meal really

Justin - Sep 16, 2018

A bit difficult to make first time round, but overall very tasty (however ensure you have a big enough bun for all the chicken!)

Natasha - Sep 15, 2018

Burger was great, slaw was a bit bland and the sweet potato fries were okay

Simon - Sep 12, 2018

One of my favourites

haidee - Sep 12, 2018

Was ok, not much flavour from the chicken, i added a squeeze of BBQ sauce to mine. Sweet potato fries were delicious and so was coleslaw, although the amount of coleslaw it makes is way too much

Amy - Sep 11, 2018

Delicious

Philip - Sep 10, 2018

Really nice would order this again but would swop the sweet potatoes for normal potato wedges, just a bit too sweet for us

Terri - Sep 10, 2018

My favourite, I keep ordering this one

Tess - Sep 08, 2018

Not the best meal I have tried. A bit of faffing about for not much flavour. The coleslaw was nice but the chicken was a little boring and didn’t really blend as well as I would have thought with the rest of the components of the meal.

Suzanne - Sep 07, 2018

Yummy

Paula - Sep 05, 2018

My husbands favourite

Amy - Sep 05, 2018

Super tasty and easy. Will definitely use that method for cooking chicken thighs in the future!

Davey - Sep 04, 2018

Tasty although a lot of ingredients needed to make.

Pauline - Sep 04, 2018

I've bit too spicy. But still nice.

Lisa - Sep 04, 2018

Really tasty!!

Adam - Sep 04, 2018

Amazing!!

Paula - Sep 04, 2018

Family was divided on this one

Samantha - Sep 02, 2018

Very nice, will order again. Using the quantities on the recipe card made loads of coleslaw but my partner liked it so much he finished the rest off straight from the bowl!

David - Sep 01, 2018

Another winner

Rachael - Sep 01, 2018

This is an excellent dish to have as an alternative to a BBQ sitting outside with a beer!

Janet - Aug 31, 2018

Easy I find the spices we’re too much of the same flavour nice probably wouldn’t have again

Elizabeth - Aug 30, 2018

Lovely

Arlene - Aug 30, 2018

Didn’t like it

Ryan - Aug 28, 2018

A nice dish that’s very much the sum of its parts.

Scott - Aug 28, 2018

Loved these and I'm not a fan of coleslaw but this was lovely! Will be cooking it again

Siobhan - Aug 27, 2018

Loved it

Chris - Aug 27, 2018

Very good.

Pamela - Aug 25, 2018

Really nice

Natalie - Aug 24, 2018

Delicious !!!!

Paul - Aug 24, 2018

Tasty chicken , coleslaw was a little spicier than the rating would have you believe but still good

Rebecca - Aug 23, 2018

like having a takeaway...soooo good!

Peter - Aug 21, 2018

Not as easy as the card said. Lot of effort for a so so dish

Erica - Aug 21, 2018

Simple gorgeous. We have this a lot as a weekend treat - healthier and more delicious than a takeaway. And it’s taught me how to make pulled chicken - bonus!!!!

Erica - Aug 21, 2018

Flipping gorgeous! The end!

Erica - Aug 21, 2018

Flipping gorgeous! The end!

Erica - Aug 21, 2018

Flipping gorgeous! The end!

Erica - Aug 21, 2018

Flipping gorgeous! The end!

Felipe - Aug 20, 2018

Always love ordering this dish!

Hayley - Aug 17, 2018

Looks like a simple burger but packed with lots of taste x

Holly - Aug 15, 2018

Super tasty soul food

Sue - Aug 11, 2018

Medium......ok....

Elly May - Aug 10, 2018

Tasty chicken and slaw. Fries were a little bland.

Rachel - Aug 09, 2018

Nice heat in the mole sauce, lovely juicy chicken. The coleslaw was delicious. We really liked this, but it’s the kind of dish I’d only make once in a while.

Kelly - Aug 07, 2018

Really tasty and easy to make

Helena - Aug 04, 2018

Spicy for us but put sour cream and cheese sauce. Didn’t use bread roll had a jacket potato instead

liz - Aug 01, 2018

Delicious n easy to make

Debbie - Aug 01, 2018

This was so easy to make and so delicious!

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