Cocoa-Coffee Spiced Chicken with Salsa Mole

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FIRST PRIZE WINNER: 2002 Hershey's 'I Resolve to Eat More Chocolate' Recipe Contest. Why wait until dessert to get your chocolate fix? Here is a delicious, savory dish to get you started on your resolution to eat more chocolate. This festive chicken entre

INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):


  • Heat oven to 425 F. Grease baking sheet.
  • Stir together coffee beans, cocoa, salt, chili powder, and brown sugar. Rub chicken pieces with vegetable oil; pat on cocoa mixture. Place coated chicken pieces on prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until juices are clear. Meanwhile, prepare SALSA MOLE: Stir together tomatoes, avocado, onion, garlic, cilantro, small chocolate chips and lime juice in medium bowl.
  • Arrange chicken and salsa on large platter. Garnish with cilantro sprigs, if desired.