PULLED CHICKEN WITH MOLE NEGRO
2# boneless chicken thighs
2 medium onions, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
6 T. GrownUp KidStuff Hot! Chocolate (divided)
2 T. balsamic vinegar
2 c. tomatoes chopped
1/2 c. dried apricots, chopped
1 1/2 c carrots cut into 1” chunks
1 t. cumin
1/8 t. cinnamon
1 t. instant coffee
1 t. kosher salt
1 t. freshly ground black pepper
1/2 c. red wine
Brown onions and garlic in olive oil. Transfer to slow cooker.
Brown chicken in same pan with 2 T. of Hot!Chocolate. Transfer chicken to slow cooker.
Deglaze the pan with 2 T. balsamic vinegar, pour glaze over chicken.
Add all other ingredients into slow cooker, including the remaining 4T. Hot!Chocolate.
Cook 3 hours on high or 5 on low.
Serve with chips, or over polenta or rice, topped with sour cream, and/or salsa if you like.
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