Braised Chicken with Oaxacan Chocolate Mole Sauce
The Oaxacan mole sauce can be refrigerated for 2 weeks and frozen for 1 month. The braised chicken and mole sauce can be refrigerated for 4 days.
Chiles negros can be found from specialty-food shops such as mexgrocer.com; they can also be replaced with ancho chiles. Mexican chocolate can be found at grocery stores like Whole Foods and online at mexgrocer.com
A fruity red blend from California's Central Coast is a good partner for a rich, chocolaty mole sauce.