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Turkey Mole with Rice Recipe

Turkey Mole with Rice Recipe

“This is a wonderful Tex-Mex dish. Chipotle pepper makes the sauce!” Trisha Kruse - Eagle, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups chunky salsa
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsalted peanuts, divided
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking cocoa
  • 1 package (20 ounces) turkey breast tenderloins, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro

Directions

  • 1. In a food processor, combine the salsa, 1/4 cup peanuts, chipotle pepper, lime juice and cocoa; cover and process until blended.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook turkey in oil over medium heat for 6-8 minutes or until no longer pink. Add broth and salsa mixture. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered for 10 minutes. Serve with rice; sprinkle with cilantro and remaining nuts. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup chicken mixture with 1/2 cup rice and 1-1/2 teaspoons peanuts equals equals 393 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 514 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 39 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2 fat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable.