Mole Pipian con Pollo at Tacos Morelos, Dish #69
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Mole pipian is a pre-Colombian sauce native to southern Mexico made from pumpkin seeds, garlic, and dried chiles. It has a greenish tint, a nutty mild flavor, and is like nothing you've eaten before--assuming you've never tried it before.
Really, the ancient sauce is everything, and the boiled chicken thrown in is more to reassure you this in an actual meal than to improve the flavor. Anyway, there's not much flavor left in the bird after boiling. Use the warm tortillas provided to scoop up the sauce, and throw in a piece of chicken or two as desired.
Tacos Morelos 94-13 37th Avenue East Elmhurst, Queens 347-832-0193
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