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Turkey Mole with Rice for Two

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.


2 servings

“This is a wonderful Tex-Mex dish. Chipotle pepper makes the sauce!” Trisha Kruse - Eagle, Idaho
Turkey Mole with Rice for Two Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3/4 cup salsa
  • 3 tablespoons dry roasted peanuts, divided
  • 1/2 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, finely chopped
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking cocoa
  • 1 turkey breast tenderloin (8 ounces) , cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro


  1. In a food processor, combine the salsa, 2 tablespoons peanuts, chipotle pepper, lime juice, salt 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 5 minutes. Serve with rice; sprinkle with cilantro and remaining nuts.

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