Instant Pot Chicken Mole. Tender chicken in a rich, flavorful mole sauce. Cooked in an Instant Pot, it's easy and fast to make!
Instant Pot Chicken Mole
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Instant Pot Chicken Mole. Tender chicken in a rich, flavorful mole sauce. Cooked in an Instant Pot, it's easy and fast to make!

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Instant Pot Chicken Mole
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 222 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1.5 pounds chicken breast
  • 1 green pepper diced
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 14.5 ounce can fire roasted tomatoes drained
  • 4.5 ounce can green chiles
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 3 tbsp canned chipotle salsa
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
Instructions
  1. Turn Instant Pot on saute mode. Heat 1 tbsp olive, then add green pepper and onion. Saute until softened, about 4 minutes. Add garlic and saute for about 30 seconds. Turn off Instant Pot.
  2. Remove mixture from Instant Pot and set aside. Clean bottom of pot and then spray clean pot with cooking spray.

  3. Add fire roasted tomatoes, chiles, chicken broth, chipotle salsa, brown sugar, cocoa powder, chili powder, cumin, salt, cloves, cinnamon and coriander to pot. Stir until well combined. Place chicken in mixture.
  4. Cook on high pressure for 10 minutes and let natural release for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove chicken from mixture and shred with two forks. Use immersion blender to carefully blend sauce (if you do this, let it cool for 5-10 minutes first), or transfer to blender. After sauce is blended, while continuously stirring, gradually sprinkle in corn starch. Let sauce simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Stir chicken in sauce. Serve over rice or in tacos.
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Chicken Mole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 222 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 807mg 34%
Potassium 601mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 6g
Protein 26g 52%
Vitamin A 16.1%
Vitamin C 35.4%
Calcium 5.8%
Iron 11.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.