Chicken in Mole-Poblano Sauce

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This star of Oaxacan cuisine can take a full day to prepare and require a pantry's worth of ingredients. Can you make a great mole without all the fuss?

SERVES4 to 6

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For a simplified mole recipe that didn’t lose any of the dish’s characteristically deep, earthy flavor, we found that just two varieties of chiles—ancho and chipotle—yielded good depth of flavor, a suggestion of spiciness, and rich color. U...

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