Paleo Chicken Mole

Serves 6


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 6  boneless skinless chicken breast
  • Sea salt
  • 1 (28 oz) can of whole tomatoes
  • 1 Medium onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 Dried ancho chiles, stems removed
  • 1/2 c sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1 large chipotles in adobe sauce
  • 1/4 c White raisins
  • 3 oz bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
  • 1/3 c of extra virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon


  1. Season the chicken breast and chicken thighs with the salt. Place in a slow cooker.
  2. In the blender, purée the tomatoes, the onion, the ancho chilies, sliced almonds, chipotle, raisins, Chocolate, garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, ground cumin, ground cinnamon, until smooth.
  3. Add the tomato mixture to the slow cooker, cover and cook on slow until the chicken is tender for eight hours.
  4. Serve the chicken with the sauce, top with chopped cilantro if desired and a side dish of peas with slivered almonds.